CORVALLIS, Ore. – Loading nanofiber sutures with vitamin D induces the production of an infection-fighting peptide, new research shows.
PORTLAND, Ore. – Communication breakdowns between care facilities can pave the way for outbreaks of infection, according to research on the spread of an extensively drug-resistant bacterium.
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Researchers at Oregon State University have identified a pair of proteins that show promise as the basis for a gonorrhea vaccine.
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Scientists at Oregon State University have taken an important step toward gene therapy for deaf patients by developing a way to better study a large protein essential for hearing and finding a truncated version of it.
BEND, Ore. – Gun owners are much more receptive to suicide-prevention messages tailored to respect their rights as firearms enthusiasts than they are to messages that use language that aims to be culturally neutral, a study published last week suggests.
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Zebrafish deficient in vitamin E produce offspring beset by behavioral impairment and metabolic problems, new research at Oregon State University shows.
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Usually thought of as a health detriment, elevated cholesterol may play a role in longer survival times for dogs with a common form of bone cancer.
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Researchers have identified a possible new treatment for gonorrhea, using a peptide that thwarts the infection-causing bacterium by interfering with an enzyme the microbe needs to respirate.
PORTLAND, Ore. – New research suggests patients nearing the end of their lives because of a “life-limiting illness” such as cancer or heart disease may not feel medically abandoned if their doctor wants to take them off the statins that control their cholesterol.