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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.

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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.

2010-03-01 09:37:00

STAMFORD, Conn., March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- FUJIFILM Medical Systems USA Inc. (Fujifilm) is pleased to announce its largest virtualization implementation to date.

2010-02-27 09:16:22

The most frequent error in medicine seems to occur nearly one out of three times a patient is referred to a specialist.

2010-02-22 07:06:47

Learning words may be facilitated by early exposure to auditory input, according to research presented by the Indiana University School of Medicine at the American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting in San Diego, Feb. 18-22.

2010-02-16 16:38:14

William Tierney, M.D., of Indiana University School of Medicine and the Regenstrief Institute, and colleagues, who like Dr. Tierney have significant experience in the development of workable health information technology systems in low-income countries, identify critical steps toward allowing developing countries to cross the "digital divide" to realize the full potential of e-health to improve the quality and efficiency of their health care systems.

2010-02-16 07:53:58

Indiana University School of Medicine researchers have identified a mechanism used by the tuberculosis bacterium to evade the body's immune system and have identified a compound that blocks the bacterium's ability to survive in the host, which could lead to new drugs to treat tuberculosis.

2010-02-10 11:31:51

In the first large-scale epidemiological study of elevator-related injuries in older adults in the United States, researchers from the Indiana University School of Medicine and an Ohio State University colleague report in the January 2010 issue of The Journal of Trauma Injury, Infection, and Critical Care on the frequency, nature and opportunities for prevention of these injuries.

2010-01-19 19:25:00

The perception of discrimination increases the amount teenage minority boys smoke but does not increase the amount teenage minority girls smoke, according to a new study from the Indiana University School of Medicine.


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  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
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