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55KRC highlights Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

November 21, 2022

The University of Cincinnati Cancer Center's Davendra Sohal joined 55KRC's Simply Medicine program to discuss pancreatic cancer clinical trial options and screening during Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month.

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Spectrum News: Thanksgiving travel brings health risks

November 21, 2022

The Thanksgiving holiday brings with it plenty of travel. Spectrum News posted a story about staying healthy while traveling, featuring comments from Carl Fichtenbaum, MD, of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the UC College of Medicine.

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Cincinnati Business Courier: UC celebrated record enrollment...

November 17, 2022

The Cincinnati Business Courier reports the University of Cincinnati is celebrating its largest enrollment in history at the start of 2022-2023 fall semester, a count just shy of 48,000. The milestone bucks a national trend that showed undergraduate enrollment dipped 1.1% last fall and graduate enrollment was down 1%, according to a report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.

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Taking a bite out of diabetes and hypertension

November 17, 2022

According to a report in early 2022 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 37 million people in the United States have diabetes, which is more than 11% of the population. Diabetes was the seventh leading cause of death in the United States in 2017 based on the death certificates in which diabetes was listed as the underlying cause of death. A newly launched University of Cincinnati partnership is aiming to put a dent in those numbers in Greater Cincinnati.

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WVXU: COVID numbers are low across Greater Cincinnati. Will...

October 19, 2022

COVID-19 cases are declining across Greater Cincinnati, but this time of the year is also traditionally the peak for respiratory illnesses meaning the virus will probably hang on into next year. WVXU interviewed some local infectious disease experts for a story on what to expect from COVID-19 during the fall and winter months. One of those was Carl Fichtenbaum, MD, of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the UC College of Medicine.

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Empowering patients through physician education

October 18, 2022

Sarah Pickle, MD, often hears transgender patients express gratitude for being celebrated by their health care team. Pickle, a physician with UC Health and an associate professor of Family and Community Medicine at the UC College of Medicine, is an advocate for transgender medicine within her practice and at the college.

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Medscape: AF detection by smartwatch challenging in some patients

October 17, 2022

Richard Becker, MD, of the UC Heart, Lung, and Vascular Institute, was quoted in Medscape about research showing the ability of an Apple Watch to detect atrial fibrillation is significantly affected by underlying ECG abnormalities such as sinus node dysfunction, atrioventricular block, or intraventricular conduction delay.

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Advances made in UC research extending lives

October 17, 2022

Treatments for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) — a type of high blood pressure that affects arteries in the lungs and in the heart — have improved significantly over the past 15 to 20 years and researchers at the University of Cincinnati have been at the forefront of those improvements. The result of a series of studies UC researchers were part of have allowed new medications to come to market for patients with PAH.

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NBC News: UC expert discusses stroke recovery

October 12, 2022

The University of Cincinnati's Pooja Khatri joined NBC News' Meet the Press Now to discuss stroke recovery in light of Pennsylvania Senate candidate John Fetterman campaigning while recovering from a stroke.

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UC researcher receives grant to develop new breast cancer...

October 7, 2022

A University of Cincinnati Venture Lab-backed startup is developing a breast cancer treatment that may be more effective with fewer side effects thanks to RNA nanotechnology that is similar to what was used to produce COVID-19 vaccines.

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UC Brain Tumor Center hosts Clinical Research Retreat

October 6, 2022

The University of Cincinnati Brain Tumor Center (BTC) held its second-annual Clinical Research Retreat on Sept. 30, bringing researchers from around the country together to discuss advancements in neuro-oncology clinical research.

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University of Cincinnati commits $12M to advance ‘Next’...

October 6, 2022

The University of Cincinnati is committing $12 million to grow inclusive excellence by leveraging diverse perspectives to advance innovation, creativity and complex problem solving in biomedical research. The new program, FIRST+ Lives Here for Urban Health, aligns with the National Institutes of Health’s FIRST (Faculty Institutional Recruitment for Sustainable Transformation) Program and advances the university’s Next Lives Here strategic direction.

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UC alum wins Samvid Scholarship

October 3, 2022

Samvid Scholarship recognizes Chinmay Bakshi, A&S ’21, as future changemaker after an extraordinary undergraduate career that focused on both research and public service

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NPR: Zoonotic diseases like COVID-19 and monkeypox will become...

September 30, 2022

Cases of monkeypox are on the rise around world, reaching more than 67,000, including more than 25,000 in the United States. NPR reported that researchers say these types of viruses, known as zoonotic diseases, or ones that spread between humans and animals, will become increasingly commonplace as factors such as the destruction of animal habitats and human expansion into previously uninhabited areas intensify. In a story on zoonotic diseases, NPR cited several experts including Carl Fichtenbaum, MD, of the Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Internal Medicine at the UC College of Medicine.

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Osher Center recognized with two awards at the UC Foundation...

September 27, 2022

Sian Cotton, PHD, Turner Farm Foundation Chair, professor in the Department of Family & Community Medicine, and Director of the Osher Center for Integrative Health at UC has been selected to receive the 2022 Staff Award of Merit as part of the UC Foundation Outstanding Philanthropic Volunteer Awards.

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WLWT: New Ohio breast cancer screening law now in effect

September 27, 2022

UC's Ann Brown, MD, and breast cancer survivor Michele Young talked with WLWT about House Bill 371, a new law that requires insurance companies to cover additional screenings for individuals who are at high risk for breast cancer or have dense breast tissue, going into effect.

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Walk Ahead for a Brain Tumor Cure is Oct. 16

Event: October 16, 2022 8:00 AM

Christmas Day 2015 was a memorable one for Stephanie Cox and her family. Her stepfather, Al Williams, had an acoustic neuroma brain tumor removed at UC Health and was home in time for the holiday.

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The Register: Reduce Your Risk Health Fair upcoming in Crosby...

Event: September 29, 2022 3:00 PM

The Register previewed the upcoming Reduce Your Risk Health Fair in Crosby Township and featured comments from UC's Susan Pinney, PhD, about the importance of screening for those who lived near or worked at the Fernald Feed Materials Production Center.

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