OSU Medical Center Genetic Mutation Linked To Flu-Related Cardiac Complications By Mike Foley • Sep 10, 2019 OSU Medical Center According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were more than 531,000 flu-related hospitalizations during the last influenza season. OSU Hospital Introducing Spray-On Skin Treatment For Burn Victims By Alison Holm • Jul 11, 2019 Ohio State University's Medical Center is introducing a new treatment for burn victims that reduces pain and recovery time with spray-on skin cells. Columbus' New Mobile Stroke Unit Unveiled By Mike Foley • May 28, 2019 Foley Columbus has a specialized vehicle to treat stroke patients wherever the incident takes place. The Mobile Stroke Harding Hospital Expansion Provides More Access To Mental Health Services By Mike Foley • May 1, 2019 wexnermedical.osu.edu Ohio State University's Harding Hospital has expanded its facility to provide more access to mental and behavioral health services. OSU Study: Hearing Loss Also Affects Visual Learning By Mike Foley • Feb 6, 2019 Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center A new study shows that the effects of deafness extend to basic cognitive functions and begin surprisingly early in life. Shock-Absorbing Device Could Be Key To Relieving Common Knee Pain, Preserving Joint By Mike Foley • Jan 3, 2019 Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Ohio State researchers are studying a new device designed to relieve knee pain and prevent or delay knee replacements. Former OSU Nurse Sentenced For Masterminding Cancer Hoax By Jim Letizia • Nov 27, 2018 WCBE files A former Ohio State University nurse has been sentenced to two years in prison and three years' probation for faking a cancer diagnosis. Former OSU Nurse Changes Plea To Guilty In Cancer Hoax By Jim Letizia • Nov 21, 2018 WCBE files Sentencing is scheduled November 26 for a former Ohio State University nurse who pleaded guilty Tuesday to masterminding a phony cancer scam. OSU To Launch Preventative Health Clinic On Near East Side By Alison Holm • Nov 13, 2018 Columbus Metropolitan Library Ohio State University announced Tuesday it plans to launch a preventative care health clinic in a closed Near East side library building. OSU Study Identifies Hormone Link Between Diabetes and Hypertension By Mike Foley • Sep 5, 2018 Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 30 million Americans live with diabetes, and the numbers continue to climb. Local Nurse Pleads Not Guilty In Cancer Hoax By Associated Press & Jim Letizia • Jul 22, 2018 A central Ohio nurse who authorities say faked a diagnosis of lung cancer to obtain money and sick time has pleaded not guilty. OSU Medical Center Plans Workforce Expansion By Jim Letizia • Jun 12, 2018 Ohio State University's Medical Center plans to hire 350 clinicians and 150 research scientists over the next five years. Local Researchers Working On Alternative Treatment For Sinus Pain And Inflammation By Mike Foley • May 22, 2018 Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Common treatment options for sinus pain and inflammation have been limited to medication, breathing strips, or surgeries with long recovery periods. OSU Researchers Involved In Clinical Trial Of New Stroke Rehab Approach By Mike Foley • May 8, 2018 Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Stroke survivors often face long-term disabilities, including difficulty using their arms and hands. OSU Researchers Studying Effectiveness Of Rear-Facing Car Seats In Rear-Impact Crashes By Mike Foley • Apr 10, 2018 Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Experts agree that rear-facing car seats offer the best protection for young children in front and side impact crashes. New Local Protocol Helping Treat Cases Of Sudden Cardiac Arrest By Mike Foley • Feb 13, 2018 Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center A new protocol being used in Columbus to treat sudden cardiac arrest patients has shown promising results. OSU Study Aims To Slow Some Effects Of Alzheimer's Disease By Mike Foley • Feb 2, 2018 Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center While most treatments for Alzheimer's Disease focus on improving memory, Ohio State University researchers have conducted a study aimed at slowing the decline of problem solving and decision-making skills in these patients. Local Researchers ID Common Cause Of Lower Back Pain In Runners By Mike Foley • Jan 24, 2018 Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Researchers at Ohio State University have identified a common cause of lower back pain in runners and the exercises to help prevent it. OSU Docs Offering Alternative To Hip Replacement Surgery By Mike Foley • Dec 20, 2017 The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center Health officials say more than 300,000 Americans receive a hip replacement each year. OSU Study Finds Care Disparities For Kids And Seniors With Developmental Disabilities By Mike Foley • Sep 14, 2017 emaze.com An Ohio State University study finds children and older adults with developmental disabilities are experiencing disparities when it comes to health care. OSU Researchers Say App Helped Teens Recover From Concussions By Mike Foley • Aug 18, 2017 Doctors often advise concussion patients to avoid screen time on computers, televisions, tablets and phones. OSU Researchers Report Breakthrough In Regenerative Medicine By Mike Foley • Aug 8, 2017 Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Ohio State University researchers are calling their latest development a breakthrough in regenerative medicine. Local Researchers Document How ADHD Affects Kids Playing Sports By Mike Foley • May 16, 2017 healthline.com More than six million children in the United States are estimated to have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD. OSU Hospital Chief Taking Another Job With The School By Jim Letizia • May 10, 2017 Ohio State University The CEO of Ohio State University's Medical Center says he will take a leave of absence, then accept another position with the school. Local Researchers Studying How Kids With Cochlear Implants Learn Words Differently By Mike Foley • Mar 2, 2017 Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center An Ohio State study examines how children with cochlear implants learn new words differently than kids with normal hearing. Local Study Shows Pregnant Women Carrying Girls More Susceptible To Illness Than Those Carrying Boys By Jim Letizia • Feb 15, 2017 stressandpregnancy.osumc.edu Many pregnant women say they feel different, depending on whether they are carrying a boy or girl. OSU Using Live Organs To Study Irregular Human Heartbeats By Mike Foley • Feb 7, 2017 The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Ohio State University researchers are using live human hearts to study better ways to detect and treat irregular heartbeats. Miscommunication Led To Report Of Man Escaping From OSU Hospital By Jim Letizia • Jan 3, 2017 Ross County Sheriff's Office Columbus police say a prisoner who escaped from Ohio State University's Medical Center early Monday morning did not really escape. OSU Hospital Agrees To Pay $7,000 For Patient's Lost Rings By Associated Press • Aug 12, 2015 Ohio State University' Medical Center will pay a 93-year-old former patient $7,000 for apparently throwing away rings that were removed by staff members before a surgery last year. OSU Med Center Settles Suit After Sending Heart Attack Victim Home By Alison Holm • Aug 3, 2015 Ohio State University's Medical Center will pay 275-thousand dollars to settle a suit filed by the family of a woman who was sent home when she was having a heart attack.