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2014-09-09 08:58:31

Saurabh Thosar, Indiana University An Indiana University study has found that three easy -- one could even say slow -- five-minute walks can reverse harm caused to leg arteries during three hours of prolonged sitting. Sitting for long periods of time, like many people do daily at their jobs, is associated with risk factors such as higher cholesterol levels and greater waist circumference that can lead to cardiovascular and metabolic disease. When people sit, slack muscles do not...

2014-06-17 12:28:38

Regenstrief Institute joins ConvergeHEALTH's consortium to support a rapid-learning network NEW YORK and INDIANAPOLIS, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvergeHEALTH by Deloitte and the Regenstrief Institute, Inc. are announcing that Regenstrief, an internationally recognized informatics and health care research organization, has become a member of ConvergeHEALTH's real-world evidence and analytics consortium. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120803/MM52028LOGO-a Regenstrief...

2014-05-20 23:14:30

CAS Extended to Accept Two-Factor Authentication and Further Secure IT Infrastructure Gilbert, AZ (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Unicon, Inc., a leading IT consulting, services, and support provider specializing in open source for the education technology market, today announced that it has extended the Central Authentication Service (CAS) at Indiana University. These extensions, driven by the university’s identity and access management (IAM) needs, address IAM requirements such as two-factor...

2014-04-17 15:26:52

Indiana University researchers have detected new early-warning signs of the potential loss of sight associated with diabetes. This discovery could have far-reaching implications for the diagnosis and treatment of diabetic retinopathy, potentially impacting the care of over 25 million Americans. "We had not expected to see such striking changes to the retinas at such early stages," said Ann Elsner, professor and associate dean in the IU School of Optometry and lead author of the study. "We...

2014-04-17 12:26:43

AXS TV's Live Coverage Begins April 25 at 4pE/1pP and April 26 at 2pE/11aP Including Both Men's and Women's Races LOS ANGELES, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AXS TV is live broadcasting Indiana University's famed LITTLE 500, the largest collegiate bike race in the United States, for the twelfth consecutive year. The exclusive coverage of this unique sporting event takes place over two days live from Bloomington, Ind. on Friday, April 25 at 4pE/1pP for the women's race and Saturday,...

2014-04-14 12:36:41

INDIANAPOLIS, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AIT Laboratories (AIT) ?has named Kun Ma, MD, Ph.D., MBA to the position of vice president of science and technology. Dr. Ma comes to the company after most recently serving as director of venture analysis at CHV Capital, Inc., and president and CEO of University of Health Management China, Inc. Dr. Ma brings to AIT a very unique set of experiences and success in both the healthcare and business sectors. Prior to his most recent roles,...

Notion That Hox Genes Acquire New Roles Quickly, Without Compromising Old Ones
2014-03-19 21:55:48

Indiana University Bloomington It’s difficult to identify a single evolutionary novelty in the animal kingdom that has fascinated and intrigued mankind more than the lantern of the firefly. Yet to this day, nothing has been known about the genetic foundation for the formation and evolution of this luminescent structure. But now, new work from a former Indiana University Bloomington graduate student and his IU Ph.D. advisor offers for the first time a characterization of the...

2014-03-04 14:03:45

Many Americans are confused about the best ways to conserve water and have a slippery grasp on how much water different activities use, according to a national online survey conducted by an Indiana University researcher. Experts say the best strategy for conserving water is to focus on efficiency improvements such as replacing toilets and retrofitting washing machines. However, the largest group of the participants, nearly 43 percent, cited taking shorter showers, which does save water but...

2014-02-18 16:26:07

WAUKESHA, Wis., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ProHealth Care and Indiana University Health, one of the country's leading academic medical centers, announced today that they will work together to bring a world class cardiothoracic surgery program to ProHealth patients. "The people of Indiana University Health have established one of the best heart surgery programs anywhere, and we are delighted to be working with them to make that same high level of care available to our...

2014-01-10 10:41:11

Many believe teen mothers have an enviable quality of life, a high income and involved fathers The creator of MTV's "16 and Pregnant" and "Teen Mom" said the shows have been called "one of the best public service campaigns to prevent teen pregnancy." A new Indiana University research study finds the opposite to be true. The paper accepted for publication in the journal Mass Communication and Society presents findings that such teen mom shows actually lead heavy viewers to believe that...


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bellycheer
  • Good cheer; viands.
  • To revel; to feast.
The word 'bellycheer' may come from 'belle cheer', "good cheer".
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