Melanoma patients respond to immunotherapy after changes to gut microbiome

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Statistical modeling developed by Oregon State University researchers has confirmed that changes to melanoma patients’ gut microbiome led them to respond to a type of treatment capable of providing long-term benefit.

Time-specific safety interventions needed to improve construction worker safety, OSU study finds

Workers in the construction industry are most likely to suffer traumatic injuries during the first four hours of their shift, and those who work evening or night shifts experience more severe injuries than their day-shift counterparts, a recent Oregon State University study found.

Youth with autism see sharp decline in physical activity between ages 9-13, OSU study finds

A recent study from Oregon State University has found that to best help kids with autism maintain healthy rates of physical activity, interventions should be targeted during the ages of 9 to 13, as that’s when kids show the biggest drop in active time.

OSU smoke- and tobacco-free policies became more popular over time, even among tobacco users

Support for policies prohibiting smoking and the use of tobacco products on Oregon State University’s Corvallis campus grew substantially over a five-year span, especially among tobacco users, a recent OSU study found.

‘Aging well’ greatly affected by hopes and fears for later life, OSU study finds

If you believe you are capable of becoming the healthy, engaged person you want to be in old age, you are much more likely to experience that outcome, a recent Oregon State University study shows.

TikTok favorite K-9 Officer Arlo receives surgery for bullet wound at OSU veterinary hospital

Following eight hours of complex surgery at Oregon State University’s Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine, Thurston County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Officer Arlo was walking with assistance Saturday morning after being treated for two bullet wounds suffered in a police chase in Washington state.

Pharm. D. student volunteers to administer COVID-19 vaccines

Evita Santos participated in vaccine clinics on the first day it was available in Oregon

Oregon Medicaid expansion helped more women access insurance coverage for abortion services, OSU study finds

A recent study from Oregon State University found that after Oregon expanded Medicaid in 2014, more women were able to receive insurance coverage for abortion services, rather than paying out of pocket.

Research shows a few beneficial organisms could play key role in treating type 2 diabetes

Researchers at Oregon State University have found that a few organisms in the gut microbiome play a key role in type 2 diabetes, opening the door to possible probiotic treatments for a serious metabolic disease affecting roughly one in 10 Americans.

OSU studies find Oregon’s Medicaid expansion improved prenatal care access, birth outcomes

A pair of recent studies from Oregon State University found that Oregon’s Medicaid expansion in 2014 has led to increased prenatal care among low-income women, as well as improved health outcomes for newborn babies.

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