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Treating Even Mild Diabetes in Pregnancy Carries Significant Benefit

New research demonstrates the importance of treating pregnant women with even the mildest forms of gestational diabetes to reduce healthcare risks for both infants and mothers.
2-Oct-2009 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Gene Therapy Shoes Early Promise for Treating Obesity

With obesity reaching epidemic levels, researchers at the Ohio State University Medical Center are studying a potentially long-term treatment that involves injecting a gene directly into one of the critical feeding and weight control centers of the...
9-Mar-2009 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Older AML Patients Show Promising Response in Drug Study

Older patients with acute myloid leukemia (AML) who were once told that nothing could be done for them are finding new hope "“ and life "“ through a clinical trial at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center "“...
5-Dec-2008 1:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Dismissed Leukemia Drug Helps CLL Patients

A drug once dismissed as ineffective in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) has shown promising results in two phase I and II clinical trials, according to researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center "“...
5-Dec-2008 11:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

OSU To Host National Personalized Health Care Conference

The Ohio State University Medical Center has invited experts from across the country to discuss translating scientific breakthroughs in the laboratory to clinical health care practice during the national Personalized Health Care Conference on Oct....
4-Sep-2008 10:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Method Assesses Risks for Heart Failure Patients

Data from 260 hospitals across the United States has led to the creation of a new method for physicians to more accurately determine the severity of heart failure in patients upon hospital admission, with a goal of reducing in-hospital mortality and...
30-Jul-2008 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

$10.9 Million NCI Grant for Studies of Virus Cancer Models

A team of researchers from the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and the University's College of Veterinary Medicine have received a $10.9 million, five-year grant from the National Cancer Institute to further their studies of...
17-Jul-2008 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Portable Device Effective in Zapping Away Migraine Pain

A novel electronic device designed to "zap" away migraine pain before it starts has proven to be the next form of relief for those suffering from the debilitating disease, according to a study conducted at The Ohio State University...
26-Jun-2008 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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