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Hot Liquids in Plastic Bottles May Pose Health Risks
When it comes to Bisphenol A (BPA) exposure from polycarbonate plastic bottles, it’s not whether the container is new or old but the liquid’s temperature that has the most impact on how much BPA is released, according to UC scientists.

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Nursing Co-Op Aligns UC Students With Children's, University Hospital Experts
Gun shot wounds. Severe burns. Missing or torn limbs. Patients with physical injuries like these come into the surgical intensive care unit (SICU) at University Hospital every day. 
UC Performs Tristate's First Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
The Saturday before Thanksgiving, Frank Crabtree was sure he was dying. As he lifted a forkful of dinner to his lips, he was suddenly overwhelmed by jolting, stabbing back pain.
Hoxworth Set to Celebrate 70 Years of Service
Blood banking has come a long way from minimal testing and whole-blood storage in glass bottles. This year marks the 70th anniversary of Hoxworth Blood Center.
Enlarged Veins Could Be a Health Warning
Enlarged blood vessels in the legs could be more than just a cosmetic concern. Without treatment, problems with blood flow in the veins can cause chronic leg pain and sometimes death, according UC vascular health experts.
Scientist Says Obesity Research Starts With the Mechanics of the Brain
Obesity researchers use many hypotheses and approaches to study weight gain, but ultimately, their work can be narrowed to the same basic question: If two people are given the same diet, why does one person stay thin, while the other gains weight?
UC Faculty Named Health Care Hero Finalists
Seven Academic Health Center faculty members have been named finalists for the 2008 Cincinnati Business Courier Health Care Heroes awards.
Does What You Eat Truly Impact Your Fertility?
Infertility affects one in seven couples and sometimes the cause can not be medically explained. Could something as simple as what a woman eats increase her chances of becoming pregnant?
Campaign Aims to Preserve Cincinnati's Medical Past
A new fundraising campaign at the UC Academic Health Center might hold the key to preserving the region’s medical heritage. Board members of the Center for the History of the Health Professions (CHHP), with the help of local supporters, are working to raise $575,000 to offset the costs of building the center’s new home.
Lung Disease Cells May Indicate Higher Death Risk
Large numbers of certain cells in the lungs of patients diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) may increase their chance of death, UC researchers say.
Common Anti-Rejection Drug May Help Treat Patients With Serious Lung Condition
Not long ago, lymphangioleiomyomatosis—commonly known as LAM—was a lung condition that many doctors didn’t know existed. Now, researchers at UC and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center are on the path to finding new treatment options for patients living with the rare disease.
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