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Researchers say NSAIDs can boost stem cells for transplants for cancer patients

March 13, 2013 -- Scientists say that non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may be a boon to doctors gathering stem cells for transplants to treat patients with blood or bone marrow cancers, including non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and multiple myeloma.

Healthy women needed for polycystic ovary syndrome study

February 5, 2013 -- The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Indiana University School of Medicine is seeking healthy women ages 18 to 40 for a research study to better understand polycystic ovary syndrome.

Healthy women needed for polycystic ovary syndrome study

January 18, 2013 -- The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Indiana University School of Medicine is seeking healthy women for a research study on polycystic ovary syndrome.

Participants sought for occult blood test study at IU School of Medicine

January 14, 2013 -- The Department of Gastroenterology at the Indiana University School of Medicine is seeking participants for a study comparing stool tests used to detect blood in the colon.

IU diabetes study weighs benefits of lifestyle intervention vs. Weight Watchers for prevention

January 10, 2013 -- Individuals at risk of developing type 2 diabetes are needed for a clinical study comparing standard lifestyle interventions to the Weight Watchers model for lifestyle modification. The study seeks to determine which program sustains the greatest weight loss for overweight adults with pre-diabetes.

Indiana University alcohol researchers seek study participants

November 16, 2012 -- Indiana University School of Medicine researchers are seeking male participants for a clinical study looking at how the brain reacts to alcohol.

Is it safe for the kidney? Low-carb, high-protein versus low-fat diets

July 20, 2012 -- A two-year study of a popular yet controversial weight-loss diet showed no harmful effects on kidney function, according to a study selected as the editor’s choice of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology for July 2012.

Indiana University fibromyalgia study seeks participants

July 19, 2012 -- The Indiana University School of Medicine Division of Rheumatology seeks participants for a study of an oral allergy medication to improve the symptoms of fibromyalgia.

International couples study confirms anti-retroviral medications reduce spread of HIV

July 12, 2012 -- Oral anti-retroviral drugs, taken before exposure to HIV, provided a high level of protection against the virus in heterosexual men and women, according to a study funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and published July 12 in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Glick Eye Institute researcher lands NIH funding to study racial disparities in glaucoma

July 12, 2012 -- Why do people of African descent develop glaucoma at rates higher than Caucasians? Funding from the National Institutes of Health will help Alon Harris, M.S., Ph.D., FARVO, director of clinical research at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute, learn the answer to that question.

Olanzapine controls breakthrough chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting

May 17, 2012 -- Cancer patients who suffer chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting are experiencing effective relief as a result of new Indiana University research indicating the usefulness of the anti-psychotic olanzapine to control these potentially debilitating side effects.

IU Researchers Join National Network Testing Stem Cell Therapies for Cardiovascular Disease

April 2, 2012 -- Physician scientists at the Indiana University School of Medicine have been selected to join the nationwide Cardiovascular Cell Therapy Research Network and will begin a new round of tests of adult stem cell treatments for peripheral artery disease this summer.

Indiana University School of Medicine Seeks Participants for Traumatic Brain Injury Study

March 19, 2012 -- Have you experienced a brain injury with lasting effects?

World Glaucoma Week Observance with Free Screenings at Glick Eye Institute

March 8, 2012 -- Often called the “sneak thief of sight” because it slowly causes vision loss, glaucoma can rob a person of sight before a diagnosis is made. To raise awareness of the disease, which can occur without symptoms in up to 50 percent of affected patients, free glaucoma screenings will be offered from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 17, at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute at the IU School of Medicine.