University of Cincinnati

Researchers helping map brain cancer genome

Fueled by the hope of finding better treatments, patients like Kenneth Jacques are helping medical science map the entire genetic sequence of a few types of brain tumors.

Feb 23, 2012
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Use multiple measurements to track weight loss

Six weeks into 2012, those who made New Year’s resolutions to lose weight or get into better shape have either started to see some progress, or for others, fallen off track.

Feb 17, 2012
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Emotional grief could lead to heart attack

In the past, suffering from a broken heart was simply a way to describe the emotional pain one felt when dealing with a personal misfortune—a breakup or even the death of a loved one.  

Feb 02, 2012
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Enhanced vision training boosts batters, research shows

Members of the University of Cincinnati (UC) baseball team significantly improved their batting performance with the help of an enhanced vision training program, according to research published in a scientific research journal.

Jan 20, 2012
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Beware of germs lurking on your desk

The public health message about getting a flu shot is drilled into us at this point, and this far into the season, everyone should have already have fulfilled their duty and received one.

Jan 06, 2012
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Keeping stress at a distance

Beep-beep, tick, shoosh, beep-beep, tick, shoosh. Four tiny incisions are made in the patient’s abdomen … thin metal tools are inserted into the incisions.

Nov 18, 2011
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