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Small Changes to Organ Procurement System Could Lead to More Life-Saving Transplants

Slight changes to the system for allocating deceased-donor kidneys could result in higher rates of organ procurement and lead to more kidney transplants across the country, according to new research co-authored by an Indiana University Kelley School of Business professor.

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Researchers Identify First Brain Training Exercise Positively Linked to Dementia Prevention

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Aging research specialists have identified, for the first time, a form of mental exercise that can reduce the risk of dementia.

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Businesses Need Better Approach to Compliance Programs, IU Research Finds

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Recent reports of sexual harassment committed by powerful men also highlight the failures of corporate compliance programs designed to protect employees. This is because few companies understand how their employees reach unethical and illegal decisions or have compliance strategies aimed at curbing them, according to research by a professor in the Indiana University Kelley School of Business.

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Kelley School Forecast: Employment Gains Will Fuel Economic Growth in 2018

While continuing a nine-year trend of tepid growth and modest gains since the end of the Great Recession, the Indiana economy should outpace the nation in 2018, following stronger performance this year driven by strong auto sales and other manufacturing output.

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Lung Cancer Experts Available from Indiana University

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Efforts to Revive Coal Industry Unlikely to Work, May Slow Job Growth

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Current federal efforts to revive the coal industry will likely do more harm than good to fragile Appalachian communities transitioning from coal as a major source of employment, according to a study conducted by Indiana University researchers.

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Virtual Soccer Management Game Yields Real-Life Lessons in Economics, Human Behavior

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A study using a soccer management game to explore more than a half-million participants' monetary choices confirmed it's possible to use a virtual world to mimic real-world behavior on a grand scale.

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IU Business Law Scholars: Securities Case Shouldn't Have Reached Supreme Court

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One of the most anticipated cases to be argued before the U.S. Supreme Court this term -- Leidos v. Indiana Public Retirement System -- was settled Monday. But two professors in Indiana University's Kelley School of Business continue to raise serious questions as to why the case ever would have come before the nation's highest court.

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Number of Newly Diagnosed Cancer Patients Without Insurance Drops in First Year of ACA

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The number of newly diagnosed cancer patients who were uninsured fell by one-third in the first year of the Affordable Care Act's implementation, according to research from Indiana University. The research, published in a research letter by JAMA Oncology, also found significant gains in those covered for treatments of various cancers, among various demographic groups and stages of diagnosis.

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Genetics Study Reveals Reactions to Drugs Result in Poorer Outcomes for African American Breast Cancer Patients

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African American women participating in a clinical study on breast cancer had more side effects and poorer survival rates than did women of European ancestry, according to a an Indiana University study that identified ethnicity through genetics--a first in this type of research.







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