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Promising Spinal Cord Injury Treatment, This Week on Sound Medicine

July 21, 2011 -- This week on Sound Medicine, a University of Louisville researcher will discuss a breakthrough in spinal cord injury recovery. Other segments include a pediatrician who will weigh in on the controversial new Florida “gag” law on gun questions, and a Regenstrief researcher who addresses "over-warning" about side effects on drug labels. Plus, Barbara Lewis will talk with a physician suffering from anorexia. Sound Medicine airs July 24 and 26 on WFYI, 90.1 FM. The show airs on public radio stations in Indiana and across the country; for air-times, see the Sound Medicine website. 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...

Zinc for the Common Cold, This Week on Sound Medicine

December 1, 2011 -- This week on Sound Medicine, pioneering zinc researcher Ananda Prasad, M.D., Ph.D., will discuss treating colds with zinc supplements. read more...

Counterfeit Cancer Drugs – This Week on Sound Medicine

April 11, 2012 -- This week on Sound Medicine, a Purdue University expert on pharmaceutical products discusses the problem with fake cancer drugs flooding online pharmacies in the United States. read more...

IU research leads to risk factor test for rare chest cancers

June 4, 2012 -- Research conducted by physicians and scientists at the Indiana University School of Medicine has resulted in a genetic test to predict the risk of recurrence of thymoma, a rare tumor of the upper chest. The study results were presented June 2 in a poster presentation at the 2012 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting in Chicago. read more...

Army anti-suicide initiative brings $3 million to IU School of Medicine scientist’s research

July 24, 2012 -- Could a nasal spray provide a quick antidote to suicidal thoughts among soldiers? An Indiana University School of Medicine scientist has been awarded a $3 million research grant from the U.S. Army to develop such a system. read more...

On 'Sound Medicine': Diet drugs, rapid HIV testing, and heart screenings for high school athletes

August 2, 2012 -- “Sound Medicine,” recently awarded first place by the Indiana Society of Professional Journalists for its documentary on body donation, announces its program for August 5. Please check local listings for broadcast dates, times and stations. read more...

On 'Sound Medicine': OTC drug risks, diet and skin health, and the quest to help hearts regenerate

December 12, 2012 -- The award-winning “Sound Medicine” announces its program for Dec. 16, featuring Marty Makary, M.D., MPH, author of “Unaccountable: What Hospitals Won’t Tell You and How Transparency Can Revolutionize Health Care.” Please check local listings for broadcast dates, times and stations. read more...