Vitamin E-deficient embryos are cognitively impaired even after diet improves

Zebrafish deficient in vitamin E produce offspring beset by behavioral impairment and metabolic problems, new research at Oregon State University shows.

Participants sought for study on family dogs and physical activity for kids with disabilities

Researchers are recruiting children with disabilities and their family dogs to see if pairing the dog and the child can help the child become more physically active.

New gonorrhea treatment targets enzyme needed for respiration

Researchers have identified a possible new treatment for gonorrhea, using a peptide that thwarts the infection-causing bacterium by interfering with an enzyme the microbe needs to respirate.

Patients nearing end of life receptive to having cholesterol medicine 'deprescribed'

Research suggests patients nearing the end of their lives because of a “life-limiting illness” may not feel medically abandoned if their doctor wants to take them off cholesterol medicine.

New modified toy car designs offer children with disabilities more options

Researchers at Oregon State University have developed two new modified toy car designs for children with disabilities in an effort to encourage them to further explore, play, and engage in physical and social activities.

Want to better comply with dietary guidelines, and save money? Cook dinner at home

The best culinary paths to better health are not always paved with cash, new research shows, and cooking at home can provide the best bang-for-the-buck nutritionally as well as financially.

Adolescents with frequent PE more fit, more informed about physical activity's role in health

Frequent, long-term instruction in physical education not only helps adolescents be more fit but also equips them with knowledge about how regular physical activity relates to good health.

New drug delivery system shows promise for fighting solid tumors

A new cancer-drug delivery system shows the ability to exploit the oxygen-poor areas of solid tumors that make the growths resistant to standard chemotherapy and radiation treatment.

Elevated blood pressure not a high mortality risk for elderly with weak grip

A study of 7,500 Americans age 65 or older suggests that high blood pressure doesn't increase mortality risk among people in that age group with weak grip strength.

Oregon high schools lacking 'best practices' for athletic emergencies

Oregon high schools may not be adequately prepared to respond with "best practices" to a catastrophic injury or health event with their student-athletes.

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