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IU's DiMarchi Lab Sees Another Success on Path to Cure Adult-Onset Diabetes, Obesity


A new treatment for adult-onset diabetes and obesity developed by researchers at Indiana University and the German Research Center for Environmental Health has essentially cured lab animals of obesity, diabetes and associated lipid abnormalities...
8-Dec-2014 12:00 PM EST

James Shanahan of Boston University Named Founding Dean of Indiana University's Media School


James Shanahan, professor and associate dean of the College of Communication at Boston University, has been appointed founding dean of Indiana University’s Media School.
4-Dec-2014 4:00 PM EST

NIH Funds IU Collaboration to Develop Computational Model of Acetaminophen-Induced Liver Failure


Three Indiana University professors have received $2.1 million to develop a computational model of acetaminophen-induced liver failure -- the leading cause of liver failure in the United States -- by using advanced microscopic and computational...
4-Dec-2014 1:00 PM EST

Minute Movements of Autistic Children and Their Parents Provide Clue to Severity of Disorder


Imperceptible variations in movement patterns among individuals with autism spectrum disorder are important indicators of the severity of the disorder in children and adults.
1-Dec-2014 2:00 PM EST

IU Kelley School Fashion Survey: Wearable Technology and iPhone 6 Are Hot Items This Holiday Season


In a twist on the classic "Deck the Halls" lyric, young, influential, fashion-conscious consumers are more inclined to don apparel that features wearable technology, according to a new Indiana University Kelley School of Business survey.
1-Dec-2014 8:00 AM EST

IU-Led Research Team Identifies Genetic Variant Linked to Better Memory Performance


People with a newly identified genetic variant perform better on certain types of memory tests, a discovery that may point the way to new treatments for the memory impairments caused by Alzheimer's disease or other age-associated conditions.
12-Nov-2014 10:00 AM EST

Improving Seniors' Mental Function Is Goal of NIH Grant to IU School of Medicine Researchers

Indiana University School of Medicine researchers have been awarded a $2.5 million National Institutes of Health grant to evaluate the advantages of physical exercise, cognitive exercise or a combination of both on the aging brain.
12-Nov-2014 9:55 AM EST

IU Researcher Publishes 'Landmark' Results for Curing Hepatitis C in Liver Transplant Patients


A new treatment regimen for hepatitis C, the most common cause of liver cancer and transplantation, has produced results that will transform treatment protocols for transplant patients, according to research published online today in the New England...
10-Nov-2014 11:00 AM EST

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