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Commonly used drugs lead to more doctor’s office, hospital and emergency department visits

Anticholinergic medications, a class of drugs commonly used by older adults, are linked to an increased rate of emergency department and hospital utilization in the ...

IU School of Medicine  |  Dec 20, 2016

Indiana moves up to 39 on 50-state health rankings list

The state now ranks 39th in “America’s Health Rankings” annual report, up from 41st.

IU School of Medicine  |  Dec 15, 2016

Indianapolis entrepreneur gives $30 million for IU School of Medicine immunotherapy center

One of the largest gifts ever to the Indiana University School of Medicine will enable researchers to harness the power of the immune system to ...

IU School of Medicine  |  Dec 13, 2016

Psychologists analyze links between provider burnout, quality of care, patient safety

IUPUI psychologists have conducted the first study to systematically, quantitatively analyze the relationship between provider burnout and health care quality and safety.

IU School of Medicine  |  Dec 08, 2016

IU Simon Cancer Center seeks high school, college applicants for 2017 Summer Research Program

Students interested in gaining hands-on experiences in cancer research are encouraged to apply for the 2017 Summer Research Program at the Indiana University Melvin and ...

IU School of Medicine  |  Dec 07, 2016

IUPUI discovery may provide clues to treating alcohol-related heart-valve defects

Exposure to alcohol during gestation can cause significant congenital heart problems; defective signaling mechanisms in molecular pathways are responsible for the most common alcohol-related defects. ...

IU School of Medicine  |  Dec 05, 2016

Study to examine involving teens at high risk for HIV in prevention trials

IU nursing researcher Amy Knopf has received a $1.1M grant to study the ethical complexities of involving adolescents ages 14 to 17 at high risk ...

IU School of Medicine  |  Nov 30, 2016

Grants will boost IU School of Medicine research into family of fatal genetic diseases

IU School of Medicine researchers receive funding for research that could lead to new therapeutics to combat fatal glycogen storage diseases.

IU School of Medicine  |  Nov 29, 2016

IUPUI chemists develop new technique that could speed drug development

IUPUI chemists devise method that substyantially speeds process of sysnthesizing useful compounds

IU School of Medicine  |  Nov 28, 2016

Adding ADHD drug to therapy improves cognitive outcomes in traumatic brain injury patients

A combination of the stimulant drug Ritalin with a process known as cognitive-behavioral rehabilitation is a promising option to help people who suffer from persistent ...

IU School of Medicine  |  Nov 22, 2016