A coalition of community partners led by Ohio State will serve 800 children from infancy through 3 years old and their families over the next five years with a $16.5 million infusion to establish an Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership.
Every year for at least the past 25 years, departments throughout the medical center agree to “adopt” anonymous families facing catastrophic events and get them items to brighten their holidays.
The thought of inspiring the next generation of students to see the world in different ways was one of the things that convinced Leslie Wexner and his wife, Abigail, to display the family’s art collection outside their home for the first time.
Doubling or even nearly tripling saturated fat in the diet does not drive up total levels of saturated fat in the blood, according to an Ohio State controlled diet study.
The health benefits of over-the-counter curcumin supplements might not get past your gut, but new research shows that a modified formulation of the spice releases its anti-inflammatory goodness throughout the body.
Is it a solar cell? Or a rechargeable battery? Actually, the patent-pending device invented at The Ohio State University is both: the world’s first solar battery.
Students are helping to change lives through the Pay It Forward Marion program, which promotes civic engagement in English courses and works with the local community through service and philanthropy.
Armed with tree-identification booklets, 30 area woodland owners spent a recent afternoon practicing what they learned in an outdoor living laboratory at the OSU Mansfield campus.
How do you survive a scandal, especially when you are the president of the United States? This year’s Warren G. Harding Symposium tackles the touchy issue.
As Rick Myers leaves the Lutheran Social Services food pantry at Frebis and South Champion Avenues, he […]
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Pravin Kaumaya, Medicine, and his team of researchers developed two anticancer peptide vaccines and two peptide inhibitors as part of a larger peptide immunotherapy
effort at the OSUCCC-James. Their findings were published inOncolmmunology.
Nancy Rudd, Human Sciences, coauthored “A Review of Men’s Body Image Literature: What We Know and Need to Know,”International Journal of Costume and Fashion (2014). The cross-institutional research team conducted a meta-analysis of literature on current topics of male body image. Coauthors include Linda Arthur Bradley and Tim Freson, Washington State University, and Andy Reilly, University of Hawaii.
Shaheen Islam, Interventional Pulmonology, was elected to a five-year term on the board of directors of the American Association of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology. His term will begin on Oct. 27 after the annual meeting in Austin, Texas.
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How important is cleaning up leaves from your lawn?Are the environmental benefits of removing leaf cover nixed by the energy needed to remove the leaves?
Does having a child early affect a woman’s health? Why does young adult childbearing change the outcomes for African American women?
My favorite character is Dirk Pitt. He is the action-adventure hero of Clive Cussler’s novels. He goes on amazing adventures and always gets the girl.
For my scientific professional life I must read so much nonfiction and natural history that I seek escape in audio books of murder mysteries and spy novels while I am driving.
Core Quantum Technologies (CQT) has been awarded a $150,000 Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant by the National Science Foundation to develop fluorescing nanoparticles for medical diagnosis, imaging, and research. The Columbus-based start-up company invented a type of nanoparticle that emits different colors to tag molecules in biomedical tests.
By Brad Henry Medical procedures and Google GLASS are a hot topic. The medical community is exploring opportunities where GLASS may be of use. The Wexner Medical Center recently used GLASS to broadcast a surgical procedure to medical students via a Google Hangout. Medical training is not for everyone: the event was covered by the […]