The students at the University of Oregon are facing a serious outbreak of meningitis, the CDC has called for a massive immunization program, and OSU students are heading south to help out.
New research has helped to explain the megative impact of antibiotics on a wide range of health issues, and suggest the issue is broader than realized.
A new system developed at OSU may improve the efficacy of cancer surgery through the use of phototherapy and a technique that "illuminates" the tumor.
Research at OSU suggests that "antibiograms" could improve the use antibiotics in an appropriate and judicious manner, and reduce problems with antibiotic resistance.
An analysis has found that "mild" control of systolic blood pressure to 150 or below is adequate for older adults - medications to achieve lower levels is unnecessary.
New research has found that HIV-positive women receiving one of the most common forms of drug therapy should be able to use at least some forms of oral contraceptives for birth control.
OSU pharmacy experts helped author a new national report to provide more individual guidance on who could best benefit from statin drugs to lower cholesterol.
Oral birth control may not work as well in obese women, but Oregon researchers have found new strategies to help address that concern.
Research suggests that antibiotics are probably being used more than is appropriate in hospice patients, sometimes making life for the terminally ill worse instead of better.
OSU researchers are making progress toward new drugs to treat tuberculosis, which are badly needed as problems increase with antibiotic resistance.
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