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Musicians with Sports Injuries, This Week on Sound Medicine

June 1, 2011 -- This week on Sound Medicine, experts discuss the similarity of injuries that athletes and performing artists get in their work and a New York Times reporter discusses his controversial reporting on the premature birth drug Makena. Other topics this week include the book My Beautiful Leukemia, and the discovery of heart disease in ancient Egyptians. Sound Medicine will air on WFYI, 90.1FM, and on many other public radio shows, June 4 and 5. read more...

Adults Living With Autism, This Week on Sound Medicine

June 8, 2011 -- This week on Sound Medicine, guests will examine challenges faced by young adults with autism as they leave home for college or the working world. Other discussions on the show will focus on an alternative to bypass surgery, and a new psychological research area, self-compassion. Sound Medicine airs June 11 and 12 on WFYI, 90.1FM, and on many other public radio stations nationwide. read more...

Ever-present Fat Cells, This Week on Sound Medicine

June 24, 2011 -- This week on Sound Medicine, a new study of the after-effects of liposuction reveal surprising results. Also, a University of Michigan study finds early signs of cardiovascular disease in children, and experts discuss techniques for teaching medical students empathy. Sound Medicine airs June 25 and 26 on WFYI, 90.1FM, and on many other public radio stations nationwide. read more...

Depression Linked to Heart Disease, This Week on Sound Medicine

August 18, 2011 -- This week on Sound Medicine, an Indianapolis psychologist and researcher will explain how early treatment of depression may lower an individual’s risk for heart disease. Sound Medicine airs Sunday, August 21 at 2 p.m. on WFYI, 90.1FM. For airtimes on a public radio station near you, check the Sound Medicine website. read more...

The Berlin Heart Device Wins FDA Approval, Finally — This Week on Sound Medicine

March 8, 2012 -- Pediatric heart surgeon Mark Turrentine and his patient Bailey Hunsberger discuss the benefits of the Berlin Heart pump, a life-saving device recently approved by the FDA. Dr. Turrentine directs pediatric cardiothoracic surgery at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health. read more...

Statin Drug Warnings — This Week on Sound Medicine

March 15, 2012 -- Krannert Institute of Cardiology heart specialist Douglas Zipes discusses recent Food and Drug Administration warnings about blood sugar risks for some patients taking statin drugs. read more...

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. read more...

Scientists Induce Heart Structural Cells to Become Working Heart Muscle After Damage

April 18, 2012 -- Scientists have reprogrammed heart scar tissue cells in mice into working heart muscle cells, an accomplishment that holds out hope for future regeneration techniques, according to a report by researchers from the University of California, San Francisco, and Indiana University School of Medicine. read more...

FDA to tackle antibiotics in livestock -- This week on “Sound Medicine”

April 27, 2012 -- This week on “Sound Medicine,” an IU public health expert discusses the need for FDA rules on administering antibiotics to farm animals in the human food chain. read more...

Anthrax kits, statins' reliability and corporate wellness programs, this week on ‘Sound Medicine’

July 5, 2012 -- “Sound Medicine,” recently awarded first place by the Indiana Society of Professional Journalists for its documentary on body donation, announces its program for Sunday, July 8. Please check local listings for broadcast dates, times and stations. read more...

IU School of Medicine and IU Health collaborate on cardiovascular genetics in patient care, research

September 11, 2012 -- With funding from the Strategic Research Initiative, physician-scientists at the Indiana University School of Medicine and Indiana University Health are implementing the state’s first comprehensive program to implement genetic testing in research and clinical care in heart disease read more...

On 'Sound Medicine': Prescription painkiller abuse, marriage and heart surgery outcomes, and hearing loss-sparing antibiotics

September 13, 2012 -- The award-winning “Sound Medicine” announces its program for Sept. 16, which features a discussion with Diana Denholm, the author of the “The Caregiving Wife’s Handbook.” Please check local listings for broadcast dates, times and stations. read more...