(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.
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(COLUMBUS, Ohio) - If you’re cheering in the stands or watching on TV, you know how a close game can really get your heart pounding. While sporting events usually provide only a healthy dose of adrenaline, occasionally the worst can happen: a fan can suffer from a heart attack in the stands. Luckily, the team of medics at Ohio State University’s storied Ohio Stadium are better. . . read more
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) - One of the largest studies ever conducted on burn injuries in kids is out from experts at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the results are mixed: while overall injuries are down, there are some kids who are still at serious risk. Results from the study are being released online October 5 and will appear in the November issue of Pediatrics.
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