IU School of Medicine, Riley researches study risky decision-making in children

2018-08-29T13:38:06+00:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: Kids, Research Spotlight|Tags: , , , , , , , |

There's a study underway using brain imaging, family history and more to help prevent kids from making bad choices in the future. A study by IU School of Medicine and Riley Hospital for Children is helping parents understand why certain children make riskier decisions than others.  The study includes brain imaging, family history, and more [...]

How a new type 1 diabetes therapy for pets also shows promise for long-term reversal of type 1 diabetes in humans – Purdue University

2018-08-28T11:32:44+00:00August 28th, 2018|Categories: Diabetes, Health, Research Spotlight|Tags: , , , , |

What if instead of daily insulin injections or wearing pumps, just getting a shot every few months could reverse Type 1 diabetes for you – or your dog? It might take ushering in healthy pancreatic cells like a Trojan horse.   A new diabetes treatment developed by researchers at Purdue University and Indiana University School [...]

Health research creates better system for treating patients with traumatic injuries /University of Notre Dame

2018-08-28T11:48:15+00:00August 28th, 2018|Categories: Health, Research Spotlight|Tags: , , |

Researchers from Memorial Hospital South and the University of Notre Dame are working together to create better ways to treat patients with traumatic injuries.  Traumatic injuries, or any kind of severe physical injury, are the leading cause of death for people 46 years old and younger in the United States.  Dr. Scott Thomas and Dr. [...]

Sarcoma Awareness: Zerlin’s Story

2018-07-24T11:47:52+00:00July 23rd, 2018|Categories: Cancer, Health, Research Spotlight, Your Voice|Tags: , , , |

Sign up for All IN news! In honor of National Sarcoma Awareness month, Hoosier Author, Kimberly Smith, pays tribute to her mother, Zerlin D. Jones, who recently lost her battle with sarcoma cancer. Sarcoma Awareness Month: Author Kimberly Smith Pays Tribute to Her Mother It was [...]

How Dogs Are Helping Purdue Scientists Discover Better Cancer Treatments

2018-05-10T10:41:22+00:00May 10th, 2018|Categories: Research Spotlight|Tags: , , , , |

Only 40% of cancer patients respond to chemotherapy.  With the help of some canine friends, scientists at Purdue have developed a new method to see how a patient's body is responding to chemotherapy.  The treatment of cancer in dogs is almost identical to the treatment of cancer in humans.  Scientists at Purdue tested chemotherapy response [...]