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Researchers Identify Factors Behind Cases of Small-Intestine inflammation

Oregon State University scientists looked at factors linked to cases of common variable immunodeficiency, which afflicts thousands of people worldwide and often prevents them from absorbing nutrients.

 

Oregon State University researchers have discovered two key factors behind the intestinal inflammation that plagues people suffering from a disorder that affects their immune system.

Gonorrhea Researchers Identify Novel Approach to Vaccine

Scientists at Oregon State University have identified a protein that could help fight the disease, which has become resistant to antibiotics, posing a potential public health threat.

Researchers have identified a protein that powers the virulence of the bacteria that causes gonorrhea, opening the possibility of a new target for antibiotics and, even better, a vaccine.

Corvallis Science Pub focuses on Ebola‏

CORVALLIS, Ore. – As deaths from the latest Ebola outbreak mount, health care providers continue to search for effective treatments. One promising approach has been developed by a Corvallis company, Sarepta Therapeutics (formerly AVI Biopharma).

More Than 1,500 Duck And Beaver Fans Pledge To “Go Healthy” In 2014 Pacificsource Healthy Life Civil War Challenge

Oregonians’ commitment to living healthier raises $10,000 for Oregon nonprofits

While the 2014 Civil War match-up between the rival Oregon Ducks and Oregon State Beavers resulted in victory for the visiting Ducks, the more than 1,500 Oregonians who took part in the fourth annual PacificSource Healthy Life Civil War Challenge have something to cheer no matter their allegiance: They are all winning at living healthier.

Mistrust, Discrimination Influence Latino Health Care Satisfaction

Mistrust of the medical community and perceived discrimination by health care providers can affect how satisfied young adult Latinos in rural Oregon are with their health care, new research from Oregon State University shows.

Health care satisfaction, or the lack of, could influence health outcomes for patients, affect participation in health care programs under the new Affordable Care Act, and contribute to disparities in health care access for Latinos, said lead researcher Daniel López-Cevallos, associate director of research for the Center for Latino/a Studies and Engagement at OSU.

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