A recent Ohio State Study shows the workplace can provide an ideal setting for identifying employees with prediabetes and reduce the risk for diabetes through effective wellness programs. The study, published in a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention journal, found that employees enrolled in a workplace intervention program as a group lost more weight than employees who received only...Read more »
Scientists here are the first to demonstrate that the link between diesel fume exposure and cancer lies in the ability of diesel exhaust to induce the growth of new blood vessels that serve as a food supply for solid tumors.
The researchers found that in both healthy and diseased animals, more new blood vessels sprouted in mice exposed to diesel exhaust than did in mice exposed to clean...Read more »
A cross-disciplinary team of Ohio State researchers has discovered that e-cigarette manufacturers are making health claims that likely won't stand up to new Food and Drug Administration regulations.
As many Americans reach for electronic cigarettes in place of — or in addition to — traditional smokes, they’re likely encountering a lot of unproven claims that the new products...Read more »
Jordan Chen, an undergraduate biology major, is the recipient of a 2012 Mayers Summer Undergraduate Research Scholarship from The Ohio State University Undergraduate Research Office and Division of Natural and Mathematical Sciences.
Chen’s advisor is Qinghua Sun...Read more »
What started out as mentorship between a preventive medicine professor and PhD student, turned into a lifelong friendship and side-by-side careers at Ohio State.
Mac Crawford, associate professor of clinical public health, chose Ohio State for his Master of Science degree in preventive medicine in 1986. He took notice of Professor Jay Wilkins' epidemiology research and was interested in...Read more »
"Part of it I completely support-- creating rules to require people be 18 years or...Read more »
Study of Emergency Departments and Electronic Health Records Lands CPH Professor in Listing of Top Medical Informatics Articles
After spending two years in hospitals learning more about the flow of information, and more importantly the flow of patients, assistant professor Brian Hilligoss is again receiving recognition for his article, “Chart biopsy: an emerging medical practice enabled by electronic health records and its impacts on emergency department-inpatient admission handoffs.”
The article was originally...Read more »