OSU study finds higher rates of traumatic injuries for outdoor workers during hotter weather

Rates of traumatic injury among workers in the Oregon agricultural and construction sectors are significantly higher during periods of high heat compared with periods of more moderate weather, a recent Oregon State University study found.

Cystic fibrosis patients can benefit from vitamin supplements, Oregon State research shows

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Cystic fibrosis patients who supplement their diet with vitamin C can also derive greater benefit from another antioxidant, vitamin E, resulting in a reduction in damaging inflammation, a study led by Oregon State University suggests.

OSU alum named White House Fellow

Elizabeth Ragan, graduate of the College of Public Health and Human Sciences, named '22-'23 Fellow

Oregon State researchers, veterans’ home explore ways to enhance residents’ health with robots

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University researchers are partnering with the Edward C. Allworth Veterans’ Home in Lebanon, Oregon, on a federally funded project to see if robots can improve residents’ health and wellness by engaging them in physical and mental exercise.

NSF grant to OSU researchers will aid development of antibody treatment for dogs with cancer

Researchers at Oregon State University’s Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine are moving forward with developing a specialized antibody treatment for dogs with cancer, thanks to a recent grant from the National Science Foundation.

Oregon State study examines adult health and behavior of chronic child sexual abuse survivors

Chronic experiences of childhood sexual abuse are more likely to lead to adverse health and life achievement outcomes in adults than single instances of childhood sexual trauma, a recent Oregon State University study found.

How to live in balance with social media will be the topic of Oregon State Science Pub on Sept. 6

Oregon State University’s Science Pub series will return to an in-person format for the first time in more than two years with a talk about living in balance with social media at 6 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Old World Deli in Corvallis.

Where you live can affect your ability to conceive, Oregon State study finds

People who live in socioeconomically deprived neighborhoods are about 20% less likely to conceive in any given menstrual cycle compared with people living in neighborhoods with more resources, a recent Oregon State University study found.

Houston residents’ chemical exposure increased post-Hurricane Harvey, OSU study finds

Researchers at Oregon State University used silicone wristbands to measure Houston residents’ increased exposure to hazardous chemicals in the wake of Hurricane Harvey in 2017.

Oregon State research reveals how key diabetes drug is made in nature

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Research by Oregon State University has explained how an important type 2 diabetes drug is made in nature, opening the door to improvements in manufacturing through biotechnology.

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