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  1. Hostile Boss? Study Finds Advantages to Giving It Right BackRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | Newswise

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - In a result that surprised researchers, a new study found that employees who had hostile bosses were better off on several measures if they returned the hostility. The study found that employees felt less like victims when they retaliated against their bad bosses and as a result experienced less psychological distress, more job satisfaction and more commitment to their employer.

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  2. Love, Marriage and Town-Gown RelationshipsRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | Newswise

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - A new study assesses a town-gown relationship as if it were a marriage: asking community members just how much comfort they felt with people from the campus community and how much effort they put into getting along. "A town-gown relationship is a lot like an arranged marriage that neither partner can end," said Stephen Gavazzi, co-author of the study and dean of The Ohio State University's Mansfield campus.

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  3. The Best Offense Against Bacteria is a Good DefenseRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | Newswise

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - A small protein active in the human immune response can disable bacterial toxins by exploiting a property that makes the toxins effective - but also turns out to be a weakness. These toxins, which are released by bacteria, have malleable surfaces that allow them to move through porous areas of host cells to pave the way for bacteria to stay alive.

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  4. The Health Warning Some Smokers Aren't Hearing From Their DoctorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Newswise

    Columbus, OH. While smokers are likely to hear dozens of reasons why they should quit - ranging from wrinkles to cancer - a new study is showing that there is a major health issue that healthcare providers may not be discussing: chronic wounds.

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  5. Hey, Guys: Posting a Lot of Selfies Doesn't Send a Good MessageRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | Newswise

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - The picture isn't pretty for guys who post a lot of selfies on social media sites like Facebook and Instagram. A new study showed that men who posted more online photos of themselves than others scored higher on measures of narcissism and psychopathy.

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  6. DNA Origami Could Lead to Nano "Transformers" for Biomedical ApplicationsRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2015 | Newswise

    COLUMBUS, Ohio-If the new nano-machines built at The Ohio State University look familiar, it's because they were designed with full-size mechanical parts such as hinges and pistons in mind. The project is the first to prove that the same basic design principles that apply to typical full-size machine parts can also be applied to DNA-and can produce complex, controllable components for future nano-robots.

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  7. Heart Drugs Offer New Hope to Slow Cardiac Damage in Muscular DystrophyRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2014 | Newswise

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Early use of available heart failure drugs slows the progressive decline in heart function before symptoms are apparent in boys and young men with Duchenne muscular dystrophy , according to a new study published online by The Lancet Neurology . Dr. Subha Raman, a cardiologist and professor at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, led a team of DMD experts at multiple sites in a clinical trial that tested the combination of eplerenone and either an ACE inhibitor or an angiotensin receptor blocker to decrease the progression of heart muscle disease, a leading cause of death in boys and young men with DMD.

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  8. Fast-Food Consumption Linked to Lower Test Score Gains in 8th GradersRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | Newswise

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - The amount of fast food children eat may be linked to how well they do in school, a new nationwide study suggests. Researchers found that the more frequently children reported eating fast food in fifth grade, the lower their growth in reading, math, and science test scores by the time they reached eighth grade.

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  9. It Doesn't Add Up: People Who Say They Are Good at Math, but Aren'tRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Newswise

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Thinking you're good at math and actually being good at it are not the same thing, new research has found. About one in five people who say they are bad at math in fact score in the top half of those taking an objective math test.

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  10. Revolutionary Software Helping Overhaul Inefficient Healthcare...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Newswise

    Columbus, OH. Challenged with cutting expenditures while delivering better care within the world's most expensive healthcare system, U.S. hospitals are increasingly turning to time-motion studies - a technique that reveals how inefficiencies and irregularities in workflow impact costs and patient outcomes.

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  11. Fighting Air Pollution in China with Social MediaRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | Newswise

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - The serious air pollution problem in China has attracted the attention of online activists who want the government to take action, but their advocacy has had only limited success, a new study has revealed. Instead, much of the online conversation has been co-opted by corporations wanting to sell masks, filters and other products and by government officials advancing its own environmental narrative, the study finds.

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  12. Sorting Through Recycling Bins to Learn about Alcohol UseRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | Newswise

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - When researchers wanted to verify alcohol-use survey results at a senior housing center, they came up with a novel way to measure residents' drinking: Count the empty bottles in recycling bins. Scientists compared the recycling bin results with two residential surveys gauging drinking habits of people living in a San Diego complex for low-income, older adults.

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  13. Doubling Saturated Fat in the Diet Does Not Increase Saturated Fat in BloodRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | Newswise

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Doubling or even nearly tripling saturated fat in the diet does not drive up total levels of saturated fat in the blood, according to a controlled diet study. However, increasing levels of carbohydrates in the diet during the study promoted a steady increase in the blood of a fatty acid linked to an elevated risk for diabetes and heart disease.

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  14. Scientists Study Effects of Sunlight to Reduce Number of Nearsighted KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Newswise

    Columbus, OH. Despite what many parents may think, kids who spend a lot of time reading or squinting at tiny electronic screens aren't more likely to become nearsighted than kids who don't.

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  15. Fathers' Engagement with Baby Depends on MotherRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | Newswise

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Fathers' involvement with their newborns depends on mothers' preparation for parenthood, even for fathers who show the most parenting skills, a new study suggests. Researchers found that fathers who showed high levels of intuitive parenting were more involved than other fathers with their infants at 3 months of age - but only if the mothers showed lower levels of intuitive parenting.

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  16. Ebola a Stark Reminder of Link Between Health of Humans, Animals, EnvironmentRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | Newswise

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - For many, global public health seems like an abstract and distant problem - until the Ebola virus is diagnosed among people in our midst. Though no one would call the Ebola pandemic a good thing, it has presented an opportunity for scientists to alert the public about the dire need to halt the spread of infectious diseases, especially in developing and densely populated areas of the world.

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  17. Brookhaven Science Associates Awarded Brookhaven Lab Management ContractRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Newswise

    UPTON AND STONY BROOK, NY, AND COLUMBUS, OH 11/12/14 - Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy to continue managing and operating Brookhaven National Laboratory under a new five-year base contract. Established as a partnership between Battelle and Stony Brook University , BSA has managed Brookhaven Lab since 1998.

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  18. New Research Adds Spice to Curcumin's Health-Promoting BenefitsRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | Newswise

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - 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. Curcumin is a naturally occurring compound found in the spice turmeric that has been used for centuries as an Ayurvedic medicine treatment for such ailments as allergies, diabetes and ulcers.

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  19. The New James: Ohio State Creates a Model for Cancer Hospitals to ComeRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | Newswise

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - When The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute dedicates its new 1.1-million-square-foot, 21-floor freestanding cancer hospital on Nov. 7, it will be the third-largest cancer hospital in the country, and the most innovative cancer hospital to date. "We thought about this carefully and built a facility that supports the future of cancer care for our patients by integrating diagnosis, treatment, research and education," said Dr. Michael Caligiuri, director of The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and chief executive officer of the James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute.

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  20. Why Women Buy Magazines That Promote Impossible Body ImagesRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | Newswise

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - A new study reveals the secret of how some fashion and beauty magazines continue to attract devoted audiences, even though they glamorize super-thin models that would seem to taunt normal-sized women. The research suggests that some readers, rather than comparing themselves unhappily with the thin models, may derive "thinspiration": the belief that they can make themselves look just as attractive as the models they see in these magazines.

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