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All IN for Health Director creates anti-racist framework

2022-08-02T14:20:58-04:00August 2nd, 2022|Categories: Health, Research Spotlight, Underepresented Populations|

All IN for Health director Sylk Sotto and a team of IU School of Medicine researchers created an anti-racism framework for organizations and institutions, like the IU School of Medicine and Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI).   Sotto and her team found that the best method to create an environment where racism doesn’t [...]

All IN for Health at the County Fairs

2022-08-15T15:52:38-04:00July 22nd, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

Here are some images of the All IN for Health team at the county fairs this summer! If you want to see more, visit our Instagram. Make sure you are getting your steps in at the fairs this summer, and don't forget to post your progress to enter to win a $25 gift card! At [...]

Service dogs have a significant effect on military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and their spouses

2022-06-16T15:32:11-04:00May 24th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Health, Research Spotlight|

Research conducted by Leanne Nieforth, MS, and her team at Purdue University found veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) were more resilient and better able to reintegrate themselves into society if they had the assistance of a service dog. Their research suggests that the inclusion of a service dog creates a better bond between [...]

Virtual pets provide support and assistance to people with Alzheimer’s disease

2022-05-24T17:20:59-04:00May 23rd, 2022|Categories: Research Participant Stories, Research Spotlight, Seniors, Wellness|

Indiana University School of Medicine researchers are conducting a study to see how people who are suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias can benefit from using a tablet computer that has an artificial intelligence program that looks like a virtual pet. The virtual pet program has been developed by a group of researchers [...]

Celebrate American Heart Month: Join the #OurHearts Movement

2022-02-03T19:12:46-05:00February 3rd, 2022|Categories: Adults, Diabetes, Health, Men, Mental Health, Seniors, Smoking, Uncategorized, Underepresented Populations, Wellness|

Image and content sourced from NATIONAL HEART, LUNG, AND BLOOD INSTITUTE https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/education-and-awareness/heart-month/slides February is American Heart Month! Did you know that people who have close relationships at home, work, or in their community tend to be healthier and live longer? One reason, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), is [...]

AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine trial results published in NEJM, IU School of Medicine one of the study sites

2022-01-18T12:33:16-05:00January 18th, 2022|Categories: COVID-19, Research Spotlight|

AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine trial results published in NEJM, IU School of Medicine one of the study sites Pharmaceutical giant, AstraZeneca, has published its COVID-19 vaccine data in the highly credible scientific journal, New England Journal of Medicine. Results published in the journal show that the vaccine known as AZD1222 is a safe and effective [...]

Exploring mechano-immunology for clues in the fight against brain tumors

2022-01-02T19:56:34-05:00January 2nd, 2022|Categories: Cancer, Health, Uncategorized|

Meenal Datta, assistant professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering at the University of Notre Dame, College of Engineering, is changing the way we think about treating brain tumors, especially glioblastoma (GGM) – one of the most complex and deadly cancers that accounts for approximately 48 percent of all malignant brain tumors. To improve the length [...]

Purdue partners with the state to improve post-pandemic public health

2022-01-02T19:30:31-05:00January 2nd, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

Purdue partners with the state to improve post-pandemic public health The COVID-19 pandemic and the toll it has taken on the public health of our communities has underscored the devastating social and racial inequities that exist within the state and has made clear the need to remove these obstacles for the health for all Hoosiers. [...]

Marion County is providing free at-home COVID-19 tests for people ages 2+

2023-02-15T06:18:34-05:00December 8th, 2021|Categories: COVID-19|

The Marion County Public Health Department is offering residents of eligible areas free, rapid, at-home COVID-19 test kits for a limited time. Test frequently to help protect your family and our community. Anyone age 2 and older can participate. Frequent testing is especially important for those with more exposure outside the home, such as [...]

New research shows COVID-19 “Long Haulers” can experience symptoms for months after first getting sick

2020-08-26T16:35:57-04:00August 26th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

Natalie Lambert, PhD, associate research professor at IU School of Medicine, is studying COVID-19 “Long Hauler” symptoms. People who think they are “Long Haulers” can suffer from symptoms for weeks or months after being diagnosed with COVID-19. Lambert’s most recent research involves a study she conducted in partnership with Survivor Corps, a nonprofit group for [...]

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