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Using data to improve care for traumatic brain injuries

November 16, 2023

The University of Cincinnati Gardner Neuroscience Institute's Brandon Foreman recently published survey results identifying areas of consensus and needs for further research to develop a standard practice for comprehensively monitoring brain health in the intensive care unit.


Dayton 24/7 Now: Environmental concerns after lithium-ion...

November 15, 2023

People in the Dayton, Ohio suburb of Piqua are expressing concerns about the city burning lithium-ion batteries at a training facility near the Great Miami River. The program had been going on for five years, since 2018, but the environmental impact of these lithium-ion battery burns is still unknown. Dayton 24/7 Now produced a story on the issue, interviewing Jun Wang, PhD, of the Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences at the UC College of Medicine.


UC cocaine research disrupts traditional theory

November 15, 2023

For more than 50 years, the conventional wisdom in the field of cocaine self-administration research has been that people take cocaine based on the theory of the drug providing positive reinforcement to the user. New research out of UC shows that a pharmacological equation disproves that concept and could spark a major shift in that field of research.

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UC students recognized as top innovators

October 27, 2023

University of Cincinnati students and UC alumni have been recognized for their entrepreneurial spirit by Cincy Inno and Dayton Inno as part of lists that honor innovators age 25 and younger.


Improving youth mental and physical health

October 27, 2023

A new large-scale study led by researchers at the University of Cincinnati and Northwell Health found the drug metformin can help prevent or reduce weight gain in youth taking medication to treat bipolar disorder.


Fox 19: Oct. 29 is World Stroke Day

October 26, 2023

The University of Cincinnati's Stacie Demel and patient Tammy Unger joined Fox 19 to discuss stroke risk factors and warning signs ahead of World Stroke Day, Oct. 29.


WCPO: UC expert, former police sergeant touring country to help...

October 25, 2023

The University of Cincinnati's Kate Chard and former Cincinnati Police Department sergeant Dave Corlett spoke with WCPO about their work to prevent veteran suicides through training tied to workplace stress and PTSD in law enforcement and the veteran community.


Cincinnati.com: Not just fentanyl. Animal tranquilizer xylazine...

October 24, 2023

The Cincinnati region is seeing an uptick in reports of fentanyl tainted with the horse tranquilizer xylazine. Cincinnati.com interviewed several local experts on the topic, including Richard Ryan, MD, of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the UC College of Medicine.


Local 12: UC's Pinder named Cancer Moonshot Scholar

October 23, 2023

The University of Cincinnati Cancer Center's Leeya Pinder joined Local 12's What's Happening in Health to discuss her Cancer Moonshot Scholars research project focused on cervical cancer prevention for women living with HIV in Zambia.


Capital B: The racism Black kids endure is spiraling Into a...

October 23, 2023

Four Black students sued a Georgia school district in federal court earlier this year, saying teachers and administrators violated their civil rights by fostering “a longstanding and ongoing environment of racial discrimination.” The American Civil Liberties Union filed the civil lawsuit in U.S. District Court against the Effingham County School District in southeast Georgia. The unnamed teenage plaintiffs, identified only by their initials, allege that school officials ignored complaints of white students casually using racist slurs, and at times made Black students feel like troublemakers for reporting them. Capital B published a story on the health impact of racism on young blacks, citing several experts including Steven Kniffley, Jr., PsyD, senior associate dean of diversity, equity and inclusion at the UC College of Medicine.


Supporting the next generation of researchers

October 23, 2023

The American Cancer Society has awarded the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center a $360,000 Institutional Research Grant that will provide pilot grant support for early-stage investigators working in cancer-related fields.


UC researcher joins pediatric immunotherapy network

October 19, 2023

The University of Cincinnati’s Timothy Phoenix is one of the investigators on a research team that is part of a new NCI Pediatric Immunotherapy Network and studying how to improve immunotherapy treatments for pediatric brain tumors.


Local 12: UC cancer treatment goes beyond treating the disease

October 17, 2023

Local 12 highlighted local life coach Krista Powers' breast cancer journey, including the importance of the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center's Oncology Care Clinic that provides primary care designed for patients with a cancer diagnosis.


Learning more about how cancer affects stroke risk

October 16, 2023

A collaborative team led by University of Cincinnati, University of North Carolina and Duke University researchers is studying how specific cancers and treatments affect patients' risk of stroke.


UC docs hit the streets: Join ‘Walk Ahead for Brain Tumor...

Event: October 15, 2023 8:00 AM

In a spirited effort to advance brain tumor treatment and seek potential cures, the masterminds behind the University of Cincinnati's cutting-edge Brain Tumor Center — along with a legion of local supporters — are set to pound the pavement at Sawyer Point for the 14th annual "Walk Ahead for Brain Tumor Discoveries!" Sunday, Oct. 15.


WVXU: FDA says decongestant in over-the-counter cold medicines...

October 4, 2023

The University of Cincinnati's Ahmad Sedaghat, MD, PhD, and Michael Hegener, PharmD, joined WVXU's Cincinnati Edition to discuss the recent FDA announcement that an ingredient found in many over-the-counter cold medicine oral tablets does not help relieve congestion.


U.S. News & World Report: PFAS chemicals tied to later puberty...

October 3, 2023

Research out of the University of Cincinnati shows that exposure to PFAs chemicals delays the onset of puberty in girls by an average of five to six months. The research was published in the journal PLOS One. U.S. News & World Report published a story on the study, featuring comments from lead researcher Susan Pinney, MD, of the Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences.


Cincinnati.com: COVID on the rise: Cincinnati doctors weigh in...

October 3, 2023

As cooler fall weather rolls into the Cincinnati region, COVID-19 cases are on the rise and we can expect to see the seasonal impact of the cold and flu season. The Enquirer interviewed Jennifer Forrester, MD, of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the UC College of Medicine, about wearing masks and getting the latest vaccines.

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