March 23, 2017
Researchers, led by Center for Aging Research and Regenstrief Institute investigator Kathleen Unroe, MD, MHA, assistant professor of medicine at IU School of Medicine, analyzed data from more than 32,600 men and women in 18 states who received routine hospice care from 2009 to 2015.
March 16, 2017
The researchers performed a series of lab tests involving humans, horses and rodents that follow the effects of electroacupuncture from the stimulus of the needle all the way to the brain, resulting in the release of reparative mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) into the bloodstream.
March 14, 2017
Researchers from the Indiana University Center for Aging Research have developed and validated a novel easy-to-administer tool to score and track delirium severity in the ICU, enabling clinicians to make better decisions about the brain health of ICU patients.
February 21, 2017
Scientists at Indiana University School of Medicine and Purdue University have developed a novel way to turn a gene on and off in the braina finding that could lead to new therapies for cancers and other genetic diseases.
February 9, 2017
A new $3.2 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute funds the development and evaluation of the novel mobile Critical Care Recovery Program by the Indiana University Center for Aging Research.
February 2, 2017
Online patient video journals or blogs--called vlogs--chronicling the good, the bad and the ugly of a specific medical condition can help both physicians and their patients, says Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University Center for Health Services and Outcomes Research investigator Joy L. Lee, PhD, corresponding author of "Seeing is Engaging: Vlogs as a Tool for Patient Engagement," a commentary published online ahead of print in the peer-reviewed journal The Patient.
January 26, 2017
Over the next four years, the nursing homes that participated in the OPTIMISTIC study are implementing new Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services payment model which incentivizes nursing facilities, as well as their medical staffs, to provide higher levels of care on site rather than sending residents to the hospital.
January 24, 2017
A new study provides evidence that male and female African-American veterans receiving outpatient mental health services are not as activated - meaning they don't have the knowledge, skills and confidence to manage their health and health care - as White veterans.