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Optimal Exercise Regimen Could Aid Pulmonary Hypertension Patients

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A physical therapy researcher with the IU School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has been awarded a $465,000 National Institutes of Health grant to optimize aerobic exercise training for...
27-Aug-2015 7:00 AM EDT

NIH Grant Will Fund IUPUI Research Into Collagen's Role in Bone Fracture Resistance

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A biomedical engineering researcher at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has received a $419,000 National Institutes of Health grant to uncover why mechanical stimulation of bones increases their resistance to fractures.
20-Aug-2015 7:00 AM EDT

Researchers Report Biomarkers and Apps That Predict Risk of Suicide

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People being treated for bipolar disorder and other psychiatric illnesses are at greater risk of attempting suicide, but physicians may now have tools to predict which of those individuals will attempt it and intervene early to prevent such...
18-Aug-2015 10:05 AM EDT

IU Paleobotanist Identifies What Could Be the Mythical 'First Flower'

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Indiana University paleobotanist David Dilcher and colleagues in Europe have identified a 125 million- to 130 million-year-old freshwater plant as one of earliest flowering plants on Earth.
17-Aug-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Best Interest of the Child: Improving Health, Well-Being of Low Resource Country Orphans

With the support of a second grant of more than $3 million from the National Institutes of Health, researchers from the Regenstrief Institute, Indiana University, Brown University, the University of Toronto, and Moi University in Eldoret, Kenya are...
12-Aug-2015 9:05 AM EDT

If You Purchase an Embarrassing Product Online, Do You Still Blush? New Study Says Yes

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Published research and common knowledge suggest that embarrassment is something we experience only when we are around other people. But a new research study co-authored by an Indiana University professor found that people often are embarrassed when...
6-Aug-2015 12:05 PM EDT

IU Biologist Contributes to International Effort to Expand Theory of Evolution

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An Indiana University professor is part of an international team of biologists working to expand Darwin's theory of evolution to encompass factors that influence a species' growth and development beyond genetics -- as well as to consider the impact...
5-Aug-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Evolutionary War Between Microorganisms Affecting Human Health, IU Biologist Says

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Health experts have warned for years that the overuse of antibiotics is creating “superbugs” able to resist drugs treating infection. Now scientists at Indiana University and elsewhere are finding evidence that an invisible war between...
30-Jul-2015 10:00 AM EDT

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