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Ohio State’s Labs in Life at COSI

11:35AM
June
30, 2010

Visit one of the most unique laboratories in America as nutritional and diet experts from Ohio State set up shop inside COSI, one of the nation’s premier science museums. They conduct health research in an open laboratory where the general public can observe, ask questions, and engage.

Ohio State Develops Alzheimer’s Self-test

3:08PM
June
2, 2010

Ohio State’s Dr. Douglas Scharre has developed a simple handwritten test that can catch the early signs of Alzheimer’s Disease or other memory-related illnesses. This test, which can be taken from the comfort of the patient’s own home, can help diagnose and treat the disease up to 3 or 4 years earlier than the average. [...]

Domestic Abuse and the Cost on our Health Care System

2:20PM
April
27, 2010

Domestic abuse damages more than families and relationships. Researchers at The Ohio State University uncover its startling cost on our health care system by looking at the numbers in-depth. Also, see what some students are doing to address the issue for their peers through student groups on campus.

Tomato and Soy Drink May Reduce Rate of Prostate Cancer

12:46PM
March
23, 2010

Researchers at The Ohio State University are developing a soy-tomato drink they believe might help reduce the rate of prostate cancer.

Ohio State’s Dedicated Oncology Nurses

12:42PM
March
23, 2010

Nursing is a demanding profession, but oncology nurses—those who treat people battling cancer—face particular challenges. This segment looks at Ohio State teachers and students who are dedicated to helping patients with critical health care needs.

A New Way to Fight Cancer

11:38AM
March
2, 2010

Scientists and researchers at The Ohio State University find a groundbreaking new way to fight cancer with the development of a nanofiber. The fibers simulate the structure of human tissue, and they are used in treating cancer. Production opens up possibilities for a new high-tech industry for the region when all the things Ohio State [...]

Fighting Off Next Global Flu Pandemic

12:14PM
February
24, 2010

Dr. Dan Janies of the Department of Biomedical Informatics maps the movement of H1N1 across the globe, in the hope of arming scientists with the knowledge of how pandemics spread. This information could be crucial in halting the progress of a more deadly virus in the future.

Revolutionary Company Develops Powerful Camera

12:02PM
February
24, 2010

A revolutionary new company is developing a powerful real-time camera that uses a whole new spectrum of light and gives physicians biological metadata while doing no harm to the patient.

Biomedical Imaging for Patients and Pets

11:20AM
February
24, 2010

Researchers at the Ohio State University bring the world’s most advanced technology in biomedical imaging to the medical center for use on both patients and their pets.