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The first results of a multi-center study demonstrate a routine blood test is capable of detecting many different cancers even before symptoms arise; presenting author Tomasz Beer, M.D., says: “Most importantly, it can detect cancers that have no recommended screening tests today, and more than two-thirds of cancers go unscreened for this reason. These results are a pivotal step toward extending early detection to many more types of cancer.”
The OHSU Community Research Hub in Bend will analyze phone call statistics gathered by the Central Oregon Health Council to understand the effects of weekly calls to isolated seniors in Central Oregon.
An OHSU study led by Samuel Edwards, M.D., describes the characteristics of practices where clinical and nonclinical staff report an absence of burnout and compare them to practices where burnout is high.
Following a review of seven cases of heart muscle inflammation in teen boys who received mRNA vaccines, Judith Guzman Cottrill, D.O., says: "Based on the current data, the benefits of receiving the COVID-19 vaccine overwhelmingly outweigh the risks, and those able to get the vaccine should continue to do so at this time."
A study led by Ahmed Raslan, M.D., finds people of color are more than twice as likely to die after a traumatic brain injury as white people: "We have a societal and professional duty to recognize and accept that the effects of structural racism have taken hold of our patients' health long before they arrive in our trauma bays, ICU beds, and operating tables."
Maria Rodriguez, M.D., publishes column on women's access to abortion care in Oregon.
A column authored by St. Alphonsus Cancer Institute oncologist highlights findings of a community needs assessment conducted in partnership with OHSU Knight Cancer Institute
An OHSU study led by Jonah Sacha, Ph.D., finds an experimental, lab-made antibody can completely prevent nonhuman primates from being infected with the monkey form of HIV: “Our study findings indicate leronlimab could be a new weapon against the HIV epidemic."
An OHSU study led by Andrew McHill, Ph.D., on how travel impacted NBA players' performance when the bubble emerged last year is cited in a story on why the Lakers were eliminated from the playoffs.
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