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Researchers Share $200,000 in Molecular Therapeutics Program Grants to Study Metastatic and Primary Brain Cancers

Researchers Share $200,000 in Molecular Therapeutics Program Grants to Study Metastatic and Primary Brain Cancers

CONTACT: Cindy Starr (513) 558-3505 cindy.starr@uc.edu The research and development of improved therapy for metastatic brain tumors and high-grade gliomas is the focus of $200,000 in pilot grants awarded by the University of Cincinnati Brain Tumor Center’s Molecular Therapeutics Program. The three scientists who will be supported are: El Mustapha Bahassi, PhD, Research Assistant Professor…
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Analysis Shows Benefits of Endovascular Therapy for Severe, Large-Vessel Stroke

Analysis Shows Benefits of Endovascular Therapy for Severe, Large-Vessel Stroke

Contact: Keith Herrell (513) 558-4559 keith.herrell@uc.edu CINCINNATI—A pooled analysis of two recent clinical trials involving the use of devices to treat stroke-causing blood clots indicates that patients with the most severe strokes stand to benefit the most, new research presented by a University of Cincinnati (UC) neurologist indicates. The research was presented Thursday, Feb. 12,…
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High-Intensity Interval Training Benefits Long-term Stroke Rehabilitation, Study Suggests

CONTACT: Keith Herrell (513) 558-4559 keith.herrell@uc.edu CINCINNATI—High-intensity interval training is a promising rehabilitation strategy for stroke survivors who are still continuing their recovery six months or more after their stroke and may be superior to the current guidelines of moderate-intensity continuous exercise, new research from the University of Cincinnati (UC) shows. The research was presented…
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Progesterone Does Not Improve Outcome After Traumatic Brain Injury

Progesterone Does Not Improve Outcome After Traumatic Brain Injury

Contact: Richard Puff (513) 558-0448 richard.puff@uc.edu CINCINNATI—Clinical trial results suggest that progesterone may not significantly improve outcomes in patients who have suffered a moderate to severe traumatic brain injury. University of Cincinnati Medical Center (UCMC) was one of 49 trauma centers involved in the National Institutes of Health-funded study. The study, which was known as…
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Study: Perceptions of Drug’s Cost May Affect How Much Patients Benefit

Study: Perceptions of Drug’s Cost May Affect How Much Patients Benefit

Contact: Keith Herrell (513) 558-4559 keith.herrell@uc.edu CINCINNATI—People’s perceptions of the cost of a drug may affect how much they benefit from the drug, even when they are receiving only a placebo, according to new research from the University of Cincinnati (UC). Alberto Espay, MD, an associate professor in the UC Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation…
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Gardner Center Kicks Off Rev It Up Health & Wellness Challenge Jan. 28

Gardner Center Kicks Off Rev It Up Health & Wellness Challenge Jan. 28

CONTACT: Cindy Starr 513-558-3505 cindy.starr@uc.edu CINCINNATI—Rev It Up 2015, a six-week online challenge for the title of “Greater Cincinnati’s Fittest Organization,” will kick off with a corporate team recruitment luncheon Wednesday, Jan. 28, at Revolution Fitness, 3652 Roundbottom Road in Newtown, Ohio. Register now >> Founded by local businesswoman Kathy Krumme, Rev It Up benefits…
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UC Health Integrative Medicine Offers Free Yoga Classes for Cancer Patients, Survivors & Families

CONTACT: Katie Pence (513) 558-4561 katie.pence@uc.edu CINCINNATI—Yoga classes tailored to cancer patients and survivors, known as Yoga Therapy in Cancer and Chronic Illness (YCat), are now being offered free at the UC Health Barrett Cancer Center, the hub for the University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute. The classes, taught by YCat certified yoga therapist and UC…
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Study of Generic Antiepileptic Drugs Finds Minimal Differences Under Rigorous Testing

Study of Generic Antiepileptic Drugs Finds Minimal Differences Under Rigorous Testing

  CONTACT: Keith Herrell (513) 558-4559 keith.herrell@uc.edu CINCINNATI—A comparison of two of the most disparate approved generic antiepileptic drugs found minimal differences when compared under rigorous testing procedures in people with epilepsy, according to research presented by a University of Cincinnati (UC) clinician-researcher. In addition, the research showed, no subjects had serious adverse effects or…
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UC Researchers Studying Investigational Drug for People with Alzheimer’s

Contact: Keith Herrell (513) 558-4559 keith.herrell@uc.edu Researchers at the University of Cincinnati are among those who have accepted the challenge of easing the burden of Alzheimer’s disease, which currently affects as many as 5.3 million Americans and could impact three times that number by 2050, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The…
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Free Nov. 15 Symposium Explores Strategies for Conquering Depression

Contact: Keith Herrell (513) 558-4559 keith.herrell@uc.edu CINCINNATI—The Mood Disorders Center at the University of Cincinnati (UC) Neuroscience Institute will hold “Conquering Depression: Different Approaches for All Ages,” a free educational event for patients, caregivers and family members, from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, November 15, at the Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, 151 West…
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