Last week’s edition of The OHSU Effect: Inside Health & Science was all about cancer. We featured four experts from the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute. The segments: The OHSU Effect: Personalized Cancer Treatment The OHSU Effect: The Patient’s Experience with Cancer The OHSU Effect: Navigating Cancer The OHSU Effect: Yoga, Mindfulness and Cancer Tune in Saturday at 8 a.m. for our next show on KXL 101.1 FM
It’s a sad story that is repeated nearly every summer: A child is seriously hurt after falling through an open window. In fact, there’s a case in Portland this very week: There are a lot of great resources for parents to prevent tragedies like this one. Some tips from Doernbecher Children’s Hospital: * Keep windows locked when they are closed. * Never let children open … Read More
Some exciting news today from OHSU’s Oregon National Primate Research Center. OHSU Scientist Dr. Mark Slifka published a paper that may change and improve the way vaccines are made. An excerpt from our OHSU press release explains the breakthrough: “Most vaccines have an outstanding safety record,” explained Slifka. “It is important to keep in mind that no medical achievement has saved more lives than the simple act of vaccination. However, for many diseases, we have … Read More
I just spotted this article featuring an OHSU expert, and being the father of a soon-to-be teen, it really interested me. LINK TO THE FULL ARTICLE Have you ever wondered why teens are so angry? An excerpt: In some ways–teens and adults do speak different languages, says Ajit Jetmalani, M.D., a child and adolescent psychiatrist with Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Ore. Blame it on … Read More
In case you missed it… Here are the segments from last week’s edition of The OHSU Effect: Inside Health & Science on KXL 101.1 FM. THE OHSU EFFECT: DEEP SEA RESEARCH THE OHSU EFFECT: AIDS RESEARCH THE OHSU EFFECT: BARIATRIC SURGERY – PART 1 THE OHSU EFFECT: BARIATRIC SURGERY – PART 2 Be sure to tune is this Saturday at 8 am for our next show.
It’s Research Week at OHSU and I think we’re all pretty aware of the health benefits of medical research. We write about them all the time on this blog. However, some of the side-benefits may actually surprise you. For instance, did you know that research funding creates jobs and brings millions of dollars in state? In fact, according to a recent report by the American Association of Medical Colleges, the total economic impact of medical … Read More
Portland’s Bicycle Transportation Alliance has named OHSU’s bike program as one of its 2012 Alice Award winners. The BTA gives the awards annually for people and projects that demonstrate “outstanding achievements and dedication to building the future Oregon where bicycling is safe, convenient and fun.” OHSU’s bike program has mushroomed in recent years, led by John Landolfe and Brett Dodson of the Parking and Transportation Department. The Bicycle Transportation Alliance noted that the two have … Read More
If you spotted this article in U.S. News about the sinking of the Titanic, you may have been surprised to see an OHSU expert mentioned. Excerpt: In two new books, a group of historians, naval architects, and materials scientists argue that fresh evidence has further unraveled the familiar story of the Titanic, raising more questions about what caused the disaster. In What Really Sank the Titanic: New Forensic Discoveries, Jennifer Hooper McCarty, a materials scientist … Read More
Coming up on the next edition of The OHSU Effect: Inside Health and Science… Did you know that some of us are more likely to have alcohol issues than others? Two scientists will join us to explain why. It’s a new approach to help expectant moms prepare for a new addition to the family. We’ll tell you about it and we’ll talk about a form of cancer that’s on the rise and what OHSU is doing … Read More
On last week’s show… Tawna Peterson talked about water-based toxins Damien Fair talked about ADHD research Dr. Ann Tseng talked about travel medicine Dr. Kerry Kuehl talked about exercise and nutrition Tune in Saturday at 8 a.m. for the next edition of The OHSU Effect: Inside Health & Science on KXL 101.1 FM.