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Drug for Alcoholics Treats Fragile X Autism, This Week on Sound Medicine

May 5, 2011 -- This week on Sound Medicine, acomprosate, a drug used to treat adult alcoholics, shows promise for autistic children with Fragile X syndrome. Other topics include how acomprosate works for alcohol abuse and how anesthesia works on the brain. Also, two adoptive mothers share their stories in our Patient Listening series. Sound Medicine airs on WFYI, 90.1FM, and on many other public radio stations, this weekend, May 7 and 8. read more...

Fish Oil May Have Positive Effects on Mood, Alcohol Craving, New Study Shows

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. read more...

Hospital Noise – This Week on Sound Medicine

July 7, 2011 -- This week on Sound Medicine, find out how pervasive hospital noise affects patients – as well as hospital workers. Other topics on the show include the new FDA rules for sunscreens, the effect of binge drinking on the brain, new research on hemophilia, and a discussion of the book Broken Bodies, Shattered Minds. Sound Medicine airs July 9 and 10 on WFYI, 90.1.FM, and on many other public radio stations nationwide. read more...

The Healthcare Law’s Insurance Mandate, This Week on Sound Medicine

September 15, 2011 -- This week on Sound Medicine, Indiana University health policy expert Aaron Carroll discusses the individual mandate provision of the Affordable Care Act and why it faces a Supreme Court challenge. Also this week, when it comes to writing prescriptions, do computers make as many errors as humans? read more...

Attracting Doctors to Rural Practices, This Week on Sound Medicine

October 6, 2011 -- This week on Sound Medicine, find out how medical schools are preparing students for practicing medicine in rural areas. read more...

Experts Preview the Health Care Showdown at the Supreme Court — This Week on Sound Medicine

March 23, 2012 -- Health policy and ethics experts discuss the Affordable Care Act, soon to face a U.S. Supreme Court challenge for its controversial “individual mandate” provision. read more...

The Health Care Law Decision: Potential Outcomes -- This Week on Sound Medicine

April 6, 2012 -- On the show this week, health care attorney Greg Pemberton discusses scenarios for the Affordable Care Act, and pediatrician Alex Djuricich explains how Twitter improves his profession. Plus, learn about research that finds plain old calorie counting is the best way to lose weight. read more...

Alcohol and Drug “Cues” Trigger Physical Responses that Cause Cravings and Relapse, IU Researchers Report

April 16, 2012 -- Alcohol craving and relapse may have a physical neurological basis, and a particular part of the brain goes into action when those cravings are stimulated, Indiana University School of Medicine researchers reported today. read more...

Groundbreaking ceremony set as construction begins on IU neurosciences research facility

August 3, 2012 -- Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels will join leaders of Indiana University and Indiana University Health Aug. 6 to recognize the start of construction that will result in a new center for research and clinical excellence in the neurosciences in Indianapolis. read more...

IU scientist will use $1.15M grant to research biomarkers for heavy drinking

November 15, 2012 -- An Indiana University researcher has received a $1.15 million Department of Defense grant to investigate whether a simple blood test could be used to determine whether a person has recently been drinking heavily. read more...

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. read more...

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. read more...

On 'Sound Medicine': Healthcare costs, aspirin resistance, and diagnosing alcohol abuse

March 7, 2013 -- The award-winning “Sound Medicine” announces its program for March 10, featuring several segments on the cost of health care, an innovative neurofibromatosis study, and the signs of alcohol abuse. Please check local listings for broadcast dates, times and stations. read more...