March - April 2009

Collaboration with pediatric surgeons saves canine lives; Research Day; New faculty; Water buffalo treated for metabolic disorder; College Open House...

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January - February 2009

Ohio State leads in joint replacement surgeries; Minimally invasive surgery in companion animals; developments in radiation oncology for horses; new CT scanner improves diagnostic imaging capabilities; Clinical Trials office

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Enhanced chickens, eggs, may prevent breast cancer

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center are studying whether adding a component of cotton plants to chicken feed might result in anti-cancer eggs and chicken meat.

The researchers are studying a substance called gossypol that can be added to chicken feed made of cottonseed meal. The substance is a natural pigment and insect repellent found in cotton plants that also has important anti-cancer properties.