OHSU in the news

Shuffling gait: is it Parkinson’s?

Parkinson's Life August 06, 2020
Fay Horak, Ph.D., P.T., says a shuffling gait is caused by imbalance and slow movement in Parkinson’s patients and can be reduced with dopamine replacement therapy.

Eugene man receives heart transplant at OHSU

KATU-TV August 06, 2020
A 63-year-old Eugene man is enjoying life two months after receiving a donated heart. John Masson says OHSU staff have been “as involved and invested in my heart transplant as I am.”

Kids, class and coronavirus: What parents need to know

KOIN-TV August 06, 2020
Kyle Johnson, M.D., and Eliza Hayes Bakken, M.D., join area educators for a Town Hall to address parents’ questions about the physical and mental impacts of returning to school amidst the pandemic.

Ocean rescue: Injured fisherman

The Chronicle August 05, 2020
An injured fisherman rescued in Yaquina Bay by the Coast guard was transferred to OHSU for care.

Pembrolizumab yields meaningful benefit in advanced urothelial cancer

Oncology Learning Network August 05, 2020
Jacqueline Vuky, M.D., leads new research study finding pembrolizumab yielded meaningful benefit for patients with advanced urothelial cancers, or cancer that begin in urothelial cells that line the urethra, bladder, ureters, renal pelvis, and other organs.

Portland protests seen through lens of public health

The Portland Tribune August 05, 2020
An opinion article authored by Kathleen Carlson, Ph.D., and Dawn Richardson, Ph.D., states: “to fundamentally address the issue of police violence, we must recognize it for what it is: a national pandemic with public health impacts requiring public health action.”
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