University of Cincinnati College of Medicine http://wvxu.org en Learn about effective ways to manage your chronic pain http://wvxu.org/post/learn-about-effective-ways-manage-your-chronic-pain <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Jay Hanselman 29100 at http://wvxu.org Learn about effective ways to manage your chronic pain 'Shark Tank' contest winners to target cancer with nanoparticles http://wvxu.org/post/shark-tank-contest-winners-target-cancer-nanoparticles <p>On the TV show Shark Tank, contestants pitch business proposals in the hopes of winning money to turn their ideas into reality. <a href="http://wvxu.org/post/targeting-cancer-shark-tank-style" target="_blank">Last weekend, researchers from all across the University of Cincinnati participated in a Shark Tank style competition aimed at generating new ideas for cancer treatments.</a></p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 08:12:00 +0000 Tana Weingartner 27761 at http://wvxu.org University of Cincinnati targeting sources of chronic pain http://wvxu.org/post/university-cincinnati-targeting-sources-chronic-pain <p>The University of Cincinnati and the University of Michigan are joining with Eli Lilly to research ways to treat and reduce chronic pain.</p><p>The newly created <a href="http://www.uc.edu/news/NR.aspx?id=19940" target="_blank">Midwest Pain Consortium</a> aims to find what causes certain kinds of pain, like fibromyalgia, and seek out new drug and non-pharmaceutical treatments.</p><p>According to the<a href="http://books.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=13172&amp;page=1" target="_blank"> Institute of Medicine</a>, chronic pain affects 100 million Americans.</p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 17:38:46 +0000 Tana Weingartner 27516 at http://wvxu.org Integrative Medicine's Role in Health Care http://wvxu.org/post/integrative-medicines-role-health-care <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Integrative Medicine combines conventional Western medicine with complementary treatments, such as, acupuncture, massage, biofeedback, yoga, and stress reduction techniques, in order to treat the whole person, not just the disease. Joining us to explain and explore integrative medicine are Dr. Tue, 28 Jan 2014 11:30:05 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 22287 at http://wvxu.org Integrative Medicine's Role in Health Care Why your migraine might be worse than someone elses http://wvxu.org/post/why-your-migraine-might-be-worse-someone-elses <p>Migraine sufferers who also deal with allergies and hay fever have more severe headaches than those who do not.</p><p>Those are the results of a study released Monday by the researches from three medical centers, including the University of Cincinnati.</p><p>Professor of Medicine Vincent Martin says, “We are not sure whether the rhinitis causes the increased frequency of headaches or whether the migraine attacks themselves produce symptoms of rhinitis in these patients. What we can say is if you have these symptoms, you are more likely to have more frequent and disabling headaches.”</p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Tana Weingartner 19996 at http://wvxu.org