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  1. Low BMI Can Increase Risk of Stress Fractures In Female RunnersRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2017 | Health News Digest

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Carrying less weight may make female runners faster, but a new study from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center shows it may also put them at a higher risk for injuries. Published in Current Orthopaedic Practice , the study found that female runners who have a body mass index of less than 19 are at a higher risk of developing stress fractures than women with a BMI of 19 or higher.

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  2. Compression Tights Don't Help Runners Reach Finish LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | Health News Digest

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Despite the fact that distance runners swear by them, a new study from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center finds compression tights don't help runners go farther or faster. The study, presented at the American College of Sports Medicine's annual meeting, shows that although compression tights greatly reduce muscle vibration, they don't reduce muscle fatigue when compared to running without the tights.

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  3. Robotic Arm Brace Helps Stroke PatientsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Health News Digest

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - A study by stroke rehabilitation researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center shows that wearing a novel robotic brace that is triggered by just a hint of muscle activity can allow patients to move quickly and independently and to perform activities independently. "This approach has been around since the 1950s, and is commonly used with injured soldiers returning home from war.

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  4. What Patients Need to Feel Comfortable During Hospital StayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Health News Digest

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - There's no place like home when you're not feeling well, and when it comes to a hospital stay, new research shows it's privacy, accessibility and other comforts of home that matter deeply to patients and their families. "When we're sick and feeling vulnerable, it's especially important to feel in control of our surroundings - privacy, room temperature, lighting, window blinds and having our things within reach," said Emily Patterson , an associate professor in The Ohio State University College of Medicine , School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences .

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  5. Surprising Link Between Blood Sugar and Brain Cancer FoundRead the original story

    May 3, 2017 | Health News Digest

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - New research further illuminates the surprising relationship between blood sugar and brain tumors and could begin to shed light on how certain cancers develop. While many cancers are more common among those with diabetes, cancerous brain tumors called gliomas are less common among those with elevated blood sugar and diabetes, a study from The Ohio State University has found.

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  6. Social Smoking Carries Same Heart-Disease Risks as Everyday HabitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Health News Digest

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Social smokers' risk for high blood pressure and high cholesterol is identical to those who light up every day, new research has found. This large, nationally representative study is the first to look at blood pressure and cholesterol in social smokers.

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  7. Link Found Between Financial Strain and Low-Birth-Weight BabiesRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2017 | Health News Digest

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - A financially strapped pregnant woman's worries about the arrival and care of her little one could contribute to birth of a smaller, medically vulnerable infant, a new study suggests. Researchers at The Ohio State University found that pregnancy-specific distress, such as concerns that the baby's needs won't be met, appears to be a pathway between financial strain and higher likelihood of a low-birth-weight infant.

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  8. Most New to Medicaid Have No Other Option if Affordable Care Act RepealedRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2017 | Health News Digest

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Almost everyone covered through Ohio's Medicaid expansion would have no other viable insurance option should the Affordable Care Act be repealed, a new study has found. Law and public health researchers from The Ohio State University determined that 95 percent of newly enrolled beneficiaries would be without a plausible pathway to coverage.

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  9. Little Kids' Regular Bedtimes and Ability to Regulate Emotions May Lessen Obesity RiskRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | Health News Digest

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Family structure including regular bedtimes, mealtimes and limited screen time appear to be linked to better emotional health in preschoolers, and that might lower the chances of obesity later, a new study suggests. "This study provides more evidence that routines for preschool-aged children are associated with their healthy development and could reduce the likelihood that these children will be obese," said lead author Sarah Anderson of The Ohio State University.

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  10. Cannabis-Based Medicine May Cut Seizures in Half for Those with Tough-to-Treat EpilepsyRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2017 | Health News Digest

    Taking cannabidiol may cut seizures in half for some children and adults with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome , a severe form of epilepsy, according to new information released today from a large scale controlled clinical study that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 69th Annual Meeting in Boston, April 22 to 28, 2017. Cannabidiol is a molecule from the cannabis plant that does not have the psychoactive properties that create a "high."

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  11. As Kids' Weight Climbs, Power of Healthy Fat Supplements DropsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Health News Digest

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Body weight plays a significant role in how much benefit children may get from consuming "good" fats, new research suggests. The researchers compared fatty acid uptake after kids took a supplement to both overall body weight and body-mass index.

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  12. Harms of Nighttime Light Exposure Passed to OffspringRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | Health News Digest

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Animals can pass the damaging effects of nighttime light exposure to their offspring, a new study has found, adding to a growing body of evidence that there's a health cost to our increasingly illuminated nights. Hamster pups are born with weakened immune systems and impaired endocrine activity when their parents don't receive a natural mix of daylight and darkness prior to mating, found researchers at The Ohio State University.

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  13. BMI Does Not Impact Knee RepairRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | Health News Digest

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Meniscal repairs are one of the most common orthopedic surgeries in the U.S., but about 15 percent of them fail, requiring the patient to undergo a second surgery. Many have assumed that an increased body mass index is a good predictor of whether a meniscal repair will fail, since more weight translates to more pressure on the knee joint.

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  14. Test New Treatment for Congestive Heart FailureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Health News Digest

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - A Whitehall, Ohio man is the first in the U.S. to undergo a brand new treatment designed to remove excess fluid from hospitalized patients suffering from congestive heart failure, which affects six million Americans. The trial procedure occurred last week at The Ohio State University Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital .

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