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Long COVID in women, and empowering Indiana’s nurses of color

November 24, 2021—IU researchers found that women with long COVID experience abnormal heart rate responses to physical activity, and an IU School of Nursing professor is working to empower Indiana’s nurses of color. View a text transcript of the audio.

Best times to invest, and the uncanny valley

November 22, 2021—IU business experts say people should consult their circadian rhythms when making investment decisions, and an IUPUI human-computer interaction expert explains the uneasy feeling some people have when encountering humanlike robots. View a text transcript of the audio.

The search for new Alzheimer’s drug treatments, and preventing domestic violence

November 19, 2021—In the search for new Alzheimer’s disease treatment, IU School of Medicine scientists are studying the biology behind a gene associated with the disease, and an IU Northwest professor says our society’s response to domestic violence needs to go much deeper. View a text transcript of the audio.

How to improve organizational diversity, and preventing youth suicide

November 17, 2021—An IU organizations expert says simply being diverse is not enough for an organization to realize benefits of diversity, and an IU sociologist is studying how to help schools combat the rising suicide rate among U.S. youth. View a text transcript of the audio.

Addressing lead poisoning in children, and treating insomnia among people with HIV

November 15, 2021—An IU environmental expert says the problem of lead poisoning among children needs more rigorous attention and testing, and IUPUI experts are studying how to help people with HIV who struggle with insomnia. View a text transcript of the audio.

2022 economic forecast, and social-emotional learning

November 12, 2021—IU Kelley School of Business economists provide a forecast for both the U.S. and Indiana economies in 2022, and an IU research scholar shares how social-emotional learning benefits students. View a text transcript of the audio.

Studying DNA replication errors, and the role of BIPOC progressive prosecutors

November 10, 2021—An IUPUI researcher is studying the role of DNA replication errors in cancer formation, and an IU Bloomington criminal justice professor is studying BIPOC progressive prosecutors and their efforts to reform criminal justice. View a text transcript of the audio.

Triple-negative breast cancer, and understanding substance use disorders and stigma

November 8, 2021—Researchers at the IU School of Medicine are embarking on a study to develop personalized therapies for triple-negative breast cancer patients, and a new addiction stigma index, co-developed by IU researchers, measures public attitudes and beliefs about substance use disorders. View a text transcript of the audio.

Improving medical decision making, and treating cancer symptom clusters

November 5, 2021—An Indiana University expert offers insight into helping doctors make better decisions under pressure, and IU and Regenstrief Institute researchers look at how to treat cancer symptom clusters. View a text transcript of the audio.


AstraZeneca vaccine efficacy, and parents’ reluctance to vaccinate children

November 3, 2021—A new study co-led by doctors at IU School of Medicine says the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective for adults in the U.S., and an IU sociologist looks at what’s behind parents’ reluctance to vaccinate their kids. View a text transcript of the audio.

Hydrocephalus, and treating smoking and mental health together

November 1, 2021—An IUPUI researcher is developing a non-invasive treatment for hydrocephalus, or water on the brain, and a new IU study illustrates the need to treat smoking and mental health problems together. View a text transcript of the audio.

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