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UToledo Researcher Explores Potential for Commonly Prescribed Hormone to Fight COVID-19

November 24, 2020

The synthetic hormone is known to have strong anti-inflammatory properties and protective pro-immune effects.


Testing spikes ahead of Thanksgiving holiday

November 20, 2020

Dr. Joel Kammeyer, infectious disease specialist at UTMC and assistant professor in the UToledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, said families should weigh the risk of gathering for the holidays. Read: Testing spikes ahead of Thanksgiving holiday


Experts say curfew may curb coronavirus spread, but probably not much

November 20, 2020

Dr. Joel Kammeyer, infectious disease specialist at UTMC and assistant professor in the UToledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, says, “The virus itself doesn’t respect curfews.” Read: Experts say curfew may curb coronavirus spread, but probably not much


The Wild Horse Wars

November 20, 2020

Dr. John Turner, UToledo professor of physiology and pharmacology who has researched the effects of one birth-control drug on wild horses, discusses the conflict over the fate of wild horses in the West. Read: The Wild Horse Wars


Thanksgiving: What are you doing?

November 16, 2020

Dr. Joel Kammeyer, infectious disease specialist at UTMC and assistant professor in the UToledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, said families should have frank conversations about how to behave responsibly in the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving and about the risks of sharing a meal with elderly or high-risk family members. Read: Thanksgiving: What ...


DeWine weighs restaurant, bar closures as virus ravages Ohio

November 16, 2020

Dr. Joel Kammeyer, infectious disease specialist at UTMC and assistant professor in the UToledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, said the U.S. could bring the pandemic under control in three or four weeks with a nationwide lockdown, because the virus would have nowhere to transmit. But it’s a risky decision in its own right, ...


You Might Have This Disease and Not Know It, Say Doctors

November 9, 2020

Dr. Anthony Kouri, an orthopedic surgeon at The University of Toledo Medical Center, explains how clumsy hands or unsteadiness may be a sign of cervical spondylotic myelopathy, a treatable condition whose symptoms are frequently ignored or mistaken for much more serious illnesses such as multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease and ALS. Read: You Might Have This ...


Bad Health Mistakes Doctors Say to Avoid

November 9, 2020

Dr. Anthony Kouri, an orthopedic surgeon at The University of Toledo Medical Center, explains why strong social connections are critical to living longer, healthier lives. Read: Bad Health Mistakes Doctors Say to Avoid


These 10 surgeries are considered “uniquely high risk” for older adults

November 5, 2020

  Dr. Anthony Kouri, an orthopedic surgeon at The University of Toledo Medical Center, explains why you should see a dentist before a surgery. Read: These 10 surgeries are considered “uniquely high risk” for older adults


UToledo to Celebrate Graduates with Virtual Commencement

November 5, 2020

Rocket Nation will gather together virtually on Sunday, Dec. 6 to celebrate the Class of 2020 during an online version of the traditional commencement ceremony.