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Discovery of source of glycogen ‘manufacturing’ errors sheds light on fatal...

Indiana University scientists have solved a perplexing mystery regarding one of the body's main energy storage molecules, in the process shedding light on a possible route to treatment of a rare but deadly disease in teenagers. The disease occur...

Tanning bed exposure can be deadly when complicated by medication reactions

INDIANAPOLIS -- Tanning bed exposure can produce more than some tanners may bargain for, especially when they self-diagnose and use the radiation to treat skin eruptions, according to research conducted by the Indiana University School of Medicine ...

Young minority women screened at higher rate for chlamydia than young...

INDIANAPOLIS -- A new study from the Indiana University School of Medicine and the Regenstrief Institute has found that Black and especially Hispanic young women are screened for chlamydia at a significantly higher rate than young white women. ...

Gene therapy for metastatic melanoma in mice produces complete remission

INDIANAPOLIS -- A potent anti-tumor gene introduced into mice with metastatic melanoma has resulted in permanent immune reconfiguration and produced a complete remission of their cancer, according to an article to be published in the December 2...

APHA 2010: Study finds funding for substance abuse in Indiana lacking

An Indiana University study found that Indiana spends more on the health care consequences of substance abuse than on its prevention. Eric Wright, director of the Center for Health Policy at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, said...

Physical symptoms prevalent no matter what stage of cancer including remission

INDIANAPOLIS -- Twenty-two physical symptoms associated with cancer -- symptoms often unrecognized and undertreated -- are prevalent in all types of cancers regardless of whether the patient is newly diagnosed, undergoing treatment or is a ...

‘Chemobrain’ for real in breast cancer patients

Researchers at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center have published the first report using imaging to show that changes...

Survey of American women finds STD vaccine viewed positively

INDIANAPOLIS -- Cost but not convenience plays a significant role in attitudes about vaccination for common human papillomaviruses for women over the age of 26, according to the authors of a recent article in the journal Sexual Health. Currently, ...

Medication may slow progression of Alzheimer disease

A medication used to treat the symptoms of mild-to-moderate Alzheimer disease may actually do more - it may be able to delay progression of the disorder, according to a study conducted at the Indiana University School of Medicine. The study, which appears in the June issue of Archives of Neurology, enabled researchers to evaluate a change in cognition observed in patients who prematurely discontinued treatment with placebo or Exelon ? (rivastigmine tartrate), a medication prescribed for many patients.

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