The Faculty of Medicine performs stitches and threads for all sizes and skin color

To better represent different types of patients, mannequins and suture pads used in medical training have been diversified into shades of skin tones and body types. Credit: Courtesy of Serena Smith Medical school students can now train as doctors using mannequins and suture pads that best resemble patients with different skin colors and types. The … Read more

The Ohio State Technology Loan Program replaces the Universal Hardware Program, and grants access to more than half of eligible students

Instead of distributing iPads to all first-year students in Ohio, the university created a single iPad program for the 2022-23 school year. Credit: Jake Rahe | lantern file pictureDespite student and faculty concerns about stopping iPad distribution, Ohio State is introducing tablets in a new way. Despite student and faculty concerns about stopping global iPad … Read more

New microfluidic device mimics the exchange of nutrients between mother and fetus infected with placental malaria

placental malaria as a result Plasmodium falciparum The infection can lead to serious complications for both the mother and the baby. Placental malaria causes approximately 200,000 newborn deaths each year, mainly due to low birth weight, as well as 10,000 maternal deaths. Placental malaria is caused by red blood cells infected with parasites that attach … Read more