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Widespread naloxone distribution not enough to impact overdose...

September 28, 2023

The highest ever number of opioid-related overdose deaths in the United States was recorded in 2020 at 68,630, a 68% increase in just two years. Naloxone is a medicine that can rapidly reverse an opioid overdose, but a new study out of the University of Cincinnati finds that widespread community distribution of naloxone through a take-home naloxone program did not significantly impact the median monthly opioid overdose rates.

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Widespread naloxone distribution not enough to impact overdose...

September 28, 2023

The highest ever number of opioid-related overdose deaths in the United States was recorded in 2020 at 68,630, a 68% increase in just two years. Naloxone is a medicine that can rapidly reverse an opioid overdose, but a new study out of the University of Cincinnati finds that widespread community distribution of naloxone through a take-home naloxone program did not significantly impact the median monthly opioid overdose rates.

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UC research shows PFA exposure may delay girls’ puberty

September 26, 2023

Research from the University of Cincinnati shows that exposure to PFAS may delay the onset of puberty in girls. The research was published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives. This study is the first longitudinal research that included the component of the role hormones play in the delay, according to Susan Pinney, PhD, of the Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences in the UC College of Medicine and corresponding author of the study.

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Drugs.com: Lowering blood pressure after clot removal may not be...

September 22, 2023

Drugs.com and HealthDay highlighted University of Cincinnati research recently published in JAMA that found using blood pressure medications to lower the top number of blood pressure readings (systolic blood pressure) may not be safe or effective among people who have an acute ischemic stroke and undergo a successful mechanical clot removal.

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Know Stroke Podcast: UC expert discusses past, present and...

September 21, 2023

The University of Cincinnati's Joseph Broderick, MD, recently joined the Know Stroke Podcast to discuss the current state of stroke research, including the FASTEST trial he is leading to test a potential treatment for strokes caused by ruptured blood vessels in the brain.

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Yahoo News: Is COVID now endemic? Here's what experts say.

September 15, 2023

Yahoo News published a story asking infectious disease experts if COVID-19 was transitioning into the endemic stage. One of the experts cited was Dr. Carl Fichtenbaum of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the UC College of Medicine.

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