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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
March 19, 2012 -- Have you experienced a brain injury with lasting effects?
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.
December 2, 2011 -- The Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry is accepting participants in two clinical studies focused on interventional programs for autism.
August 2, 2011 -- An experimental two-drug combination for treating late-stage ovarian cancer continues to produce strong results, leading its Indiana University researchers to actively pursue the next step, conducting a larger clinical trial to test the therapy and to see how it compares with existing treatments for ovarian cancer.
May 25, 2011 -- Omega 3 fatty acids may be beneficial for more than just the heart. Research at the Indiana University School of Medicine disclosed at a molecular level a potential therapeutic benefit between these dietary supplements, alcohol abuse and psychiatric disorders.
May 6, 2011 -- Researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine believe that body mass index screening with behavioral intervention starting between the ages of 2 to 5 years impacts obesity and related morbidity better than current guidelines suggesting that testing begin in older children.