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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.

2011-01-06 13:59:49

A simpler form of testing individuals with risk factors for diabetes could improve diabetes prevention efforts by substantially increasing the number of individuals who complete testing and learn whether or not they are likely to develop diabetes.

2010-12-23 08:49:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- BioCrossroads' Indiana Seed Fund has announced its eleventh investment, committing $250,000 to biotech start-up Aarden Pharmaceuticals.

2010-12-20 18:30:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Wishard Health Services ("Wishard") has expanded its partnership with Surgical Information Systems ('SIS") by adding anesthesia, business intelligence and patient tracking capabilities to its existing SIS perioperative system.

2010-12-16 14:35:50

While many studies have looked at the treatment of chronic pain from the patient's perspective, there has been little research on those who provide care for chronic pain.

2010-12-15 14:47:41

The latest weapon against inoperable liver cancer is so tiny that it takes millions of them per treatment, but according to interventional radiologists at the Indiana University School of Medicine, those microscopic spheres really pack a therapeutic punch.

2010-11-18 16:54:44

A potent anti-tumor gene introduced into mice with metastatic melanoma has resulted in permanent immune reconfiguration and produced a complete remission of their cancer.

2010-11-04 10:57:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (JAGS) proves that the right kind of brain training can produce cognitive improvements that transfer to real-world skills.

2010-10-21 16:15:27

A study published earlier this year in the peer reviewed online journal BMC Public Health has found that residing in a neighborhood with adverse living conditions such as low air quality, loud traffic or industrial noise, or poorly maintained streets, sidewalks and yards, makes mobility problems much more likely in late middle-aged African Americans with diabetes.


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  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
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