Scientist Tracks Strains Down to Street Level To Predict What It Will Do Next
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) - Scientists at Ohio State University Medical Center are using powerful satellite technology to track the H1N1 virus as it changes, and perhaps to track another even more dangerous type of H1N1 that may already be popping up. Since appearing earlier this spring, H1N1 has infected mill. . . read more
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) - Because kids are one of the most vulnerable targets for the H1N1 virus, doctors are urging that all kids get vaccinated this fall. But should the millions of kids across the country already battling diseases like asthma, cancer and Crohn’s diseases also get in line for a shot?
Approximately five million kids take immunosuppressant drugs* for everything. . . read more
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) - A new study from Ohio State University Medical Center shows that depression during pregnancy, a very common condition, might make matters worse for pregnant women this flu season. The study sought to find how depression, which affects as many as 20 percent of all pregnant women*, changed a woman’s response to a flu vaccine to provide clues about how she might respo. . . read more
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) - By the end of the year, a million more Americans will have spent time in the hospital for heart failure.* That number has tripled in the last 30 years* and it is the number one reason people are admitted*. Heart failure patients typically undergo a battery of tests to see how strong their heart is, but cardiac experts at Ohio State University Medical Center are taking th. . . read more
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) - From calling home to getting directions to surfing the Internet, it seems like we use our smart phones and mobile devices for just about everything these days. But what if a phone could help battle breast cancer? It’s an idea thats already being put to the test at Ohio State’s James Cancer Hospital with promising results.
In a recent pilot study. . . read more