Latest Indiana University School of Medicine Stories

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.

2010-08-09 14:14:34

Adding a direct acting anti-viral drug to the standard treatment regimen for hepatitis C significantly increases the cure rate in the most difficult to treat patients.

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.

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