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IU Researchers Offer New Insights Into How Communities Can Tap Into Youth Sports Tourism


Two Indiana University researchers say creative marketing is needed to reach visitors in what's become a multibillion-dollar-a-year segment of the tourism industry: youth sports tourism.
25-Jul-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Fear of Arrest Stops Some Needed Calls to 911 After Opioid Overdose Is Administered


Fear of being arrested still undercuts an Indiana law that shields anyone who administers naloxone from criminal charges, according to a survey conducted by two researchers at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Naloxone is a...
18-Jul-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

ADHD Medication Tied to Lower Risk for Alcohol, Drug Abuse in Teens and Adults


The use of medication to treat attention deficient hyperactivity disorder is linked to significantly lower risk for substance use problems in adolescents and adults with ADHD, according to a study published in the American Journal of Psychiatry and...
12-Jul-2017 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

$25M Lilly Endowment Grant To Attract Top Biomedical Scientists To IU School of Medicine, Indiana


A $25 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. will elevate Indiana’s position as one of the nation’s top life science research hubs by funding an innovative recruitment strategy designed to attract top scientists to Indiana University School of...
12-Jul-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Provide First Look at Atomic Structures of Protein Tangles Found in Alzheimer’s Disease


New research by scientists at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in the United Kingdom and Indiana University School of Medicine gives the most detailed view yet of tau protein structures found in Alzheimer’s disease.
5-Jul-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Opioid Drug Crisis Spurs Demand for Social Workers

Due in part to the opioid drug epidemic, a degree in social work has become an even hotter ticket to a job.
3-Jul-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Banned Chemicals Pass Through Umbilical Cord From Mother to Baby, Research Finds


Trace amounts of flame retardants, banned in the U.S. for more than a decade, are still being passed through umbilical cord blood from mothers to their babies, according to new Indiana University research.
29-Jun-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Most People Aren't as Happy as Their Friends on Social Media


A study led by computer scientists at Indiana University has found that people with the most connections on social media are also happier. This may cause most social media users to not only regard themselves as less popular than their friends but...
20-Jun-2017 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Medical Researcher: Summer Activities Increase Risk of Parasite Infections


25-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT

Indiana University Law Expert Available to Discuss Supreme Court Nomination Hearings for Neil Gorsuch


Likeability will be a key factor for Neil Gorsuch's possible appointment to the Supreme Court, says Indiana University law professor David Orenticher.
16-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EDT

Audiologist Available to Comment on Over-the-Counter vs. Prescription Hearing Aids.


7-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EST

Too Soon to Write Obituaries for Department Stores, Despite Closures and Bad Sales Reports, Says IU Kelley School Expert


5-Jan-2017 4:05 PM EST

IU Study Finds Activity Trackers Can Work When Paired with Wellness Coaching


While critics have debated the effectiveness of activity trackers, a recent study by faculty in the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington found activity trackers can work, if paired with wellness coaching. The study was published in the American...
28-Nov-2016 10:05 AM EST

IU Retail Expert Sees Parallels Between Recent Election and Holiday Shopping Picture

A longtime national retailing observer in Indiana University's Kelley School of Business sees several intriguing parallels between the recent elections and the upcoming holiday shopping season.
21-Nov-2016 7:00 AM EST

Indiana University Experts Available to Discuss Elections

7-Nov-2016 3:05 PM EST

IU Olympics Expert: Olympics Could Provide Athletes with Platform to Address Social Issues


2-Aug-2016 7:00 AM EDT

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