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2012-06-25 21:31:16

Although use of hospice services is increasing dramatically, a study led by Regenstrief Institute investigator Kathleen T. Unroe, M.D., MHA, an assistant research professor of medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine, has found that nonwhite Medicare patients with heart failure are 20 percent less likely to enroll in hospice than their white counterparts.

2012-06-15 10:08:47

A new study shows that a practical clinical tool developed by researchers from the Regenstrief Institute and the Indiana University School of Medicine to measure severity of dementia symptoms is reliable and valid.

Census Report For microbes In Healthy Humans
2012-06-13 22:13:30

Trillions of microbes inhabit the human body, occupying virtually every nook and cranny.

2012-06-13 14:56:56

Researchers have identified the primary player of the biochemical bugle call that musters the body's defenders against viral infection.

2012-06-11 11:50:29

Decoding the DNA of patients with advanced breast cancer has allowed scientists to identify distinct cancer "signatures" that could help predict which women are most likely to benefit from estrogen-lowering therapy, while sparing others from unnecessary treatment.

2012-06-04 19:44:39

Family members of children with a staph infection often harbor a drug-resistant form of the germ, although they don't show symptoms.

2012-05-17 12:21:28

Researchers have found evidence that early drug and alcohol use is associated with lower levels of educational attainment.


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sipe
  • a slit in a tire to drain away surface water and improve traction.
The word 'sipe' comes from Old English and is related to 'seep'.
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