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Latest Indiana University School of Medicine Stories

2011-07-04 12:36:46

Scientists have deciphered the structure of an essential part of Mediator, a complex molecular machine that plays a vital role in regulating the transcription of DNA.

2011-06-06 15:38:20

Researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine have discovered a peptide that short circuits a pathway for chronic pain.

2011-05-26 15:29:39

Omega 3 fatty acids may be beneficial for more than just the heart. Research at the Indiana University School of Medicine disclosed at a molecular level a potential therapeutic benefit between these dietary supplements, alcohol abuse and psychiatric disorders.

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2011-05-24 13:39:15

The lists of potential side effects that accompany prescription drugs have ballooned in size, averaging 70 reactions per drug, a number that can overwhelm physicians trying to select suitable treatments for their patients.

2011-05-23 22:16:45

A group of proteins that act as the body’s built-in line of defense against invading bacteria use a molecular trick to induce bacteria to destroy themselves, researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine have determined.

2011-05-16 20:00:46

An international research team has identified a lung protein that appears to play a key role in smoking-related emphysema and have crafted an antibody to block its activity, Indiana University scientists reported.

2011-03-24 20:17:18

An orphan drug originally used for HIV treatment has been found to short-circuit the process that results in additional sensitivity and pain from opioid use.

2011-02-10 14:59:22

An innovative model of dementia care developed by researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine and the Regenstrief Institute significantly reduces emergency department visits and hospitalizations, and encourages use of medications that are not harmful to older brains.

2011-01-30 10:50:01

An antibiotic known for its immunosuppressive functions could also point the way to the development of new anti-cancer agents.

2011-01-24 17:00:33

A new study from the Indiana University School of Medicine and the Regenstrief Institute has found that Black and especially Hispanic young women are screened for chlamydia at a significantly higher rate than young white women.