Latest Indiana University School of Medicine Stories

2010-07-13 18:10:43

Drugs commonly taken for a variety of common medical conditions including insomnia, allergies, or incontinence negatively affect the brain causing long term cognitive impairment in older African-Americans.

2010-06-22 02:16:07

A new study of homicides of 797 children younger than age five has found that these deaths occur uniformly throughout the year, dispelling the widely held anecdotal notion that the winter months, and especially winter holidays, are a time of increased child abuse.

2010-05-25 08:08:29

Two human proteins that evolutionary processes have conserved from ancient single-celled organisms appear to provide new targets of opportunity for scientists hoping to thwart the development of diabetes.

2010-05-05 16:32:13

Leading physician policy experts are calling for changes in medical education policy at multiple levels to ensure that doctors are prepared to treat the country's aging adult population.

2010-04-25 08:41:22

Structural and functional congenital cardiovascular abnormalities present at birth are the leading source of all congenital defects encountered in live births.

2010-04-14 07:08:00

CARMEL, Ind., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Enterprise, Inc, has joined the front lines of the battle for improved healthcare quality with a unique initiative to educate healthcare professionals in collaborative quality improvement.

2010-04-12 13:47:38

Jon D. Duke, M.D., a medical informatics fellow at the Regenstrief Institute and the Indiana University School of Medicine, has created an easy-to-use graphical tool called RXplore which expedites tracking down the cause of drug side-effects.

2010-03-24 08:54:08

Researchers have discovered how a genetic disease known mainly for its life-threatening tumors also can cause sudden death from cardiovascular disease in children, and are mounting a clinical trial to develop treatments for the problem.

2010-03-17 13:30:00

PlayStation 3-based system developed by Rutgers engineers; evaluated in Indiana University School of Medicine pilot trial.

2010-03-15 13:53:50

An Indiana University School of Medicine study provides a better understanding of why sexually experienced girls resume sexual activity after periods of abstinence, information key to dealing with sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and pregnancy in high school girls and beyond.

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