Young adults and adolescents who are prescribed opioids for the first time may be at a slightly greater risk of developing a substance-related problem later in life, according to a new study co-authored by Indiana University researchers. However, the risk may not be as high as previously thought.
Two recent research papers authored by Dr. Kevin Maki and his colleagues are being featured in numerous prestigious publications.
Children in homes relying on private well water are 25 percent more likely to have elevated blood lead levels than children in homes served by community water, according to a new study by Indiana University researchers.
Americans’ interest in seeking information about the novel coronavirus online spiked the day after the first case of COVID-19 was announced in their state but decreased back to baseline levels in less than two weeks, according to a study by researchers at Indiana University.
Indiana University and rural health care providers are joining forces to track patient reports of COVID-19 symptoms, analyze the virus’s spread and help residents make informed health care decisions.
Congratulations to this year’s award winners of the IU School of Public Health Research Day held on April 29! Links to the award-winning presentations of Ryli Hockensmith, William Clark, Kristina Hunter-Mullis, and Madeleine Nowak can be found below.
IU research shows most states have followed a similar policy path, starting with emergency declarations and ending with stay-at-home orders Indiana University researchers have released results from the first comprehensive study of how COVID-19 mitigation policies affect measures of individual movement and contact in the United States. The results indicate that government mandates that happened… Read more »
In 2016, Indiana created a statewide standing order allowing pharmacies to dispense naloxone without a medical exam. While pharmacies were slow to stock and distribute the overdose-reversing drug shortly after the order, a new study by Indiana University researchers shows that is no longer true.
Dr. Evan Mayo-Wilson, an associate professor at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, has been awarded $146,087 by the Restoring Invisible and Abandoned Trials (RIAT) Initiative. Supported by the Laura and John Arnold Foundation, the RIAT Initiative focuses on the reanalysis and publication of clinical trial results that have not been reported completely or correctly.
Dean David Allison recently testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology on November 13. The committee held a hearing on “Strengthening Transparency or Silencing Science? The Future of Science in EPA Rulemaking.”
Two important priorities set at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington are understanding human reproductive health and aging. As a Morris Animal Foundation postdoctoral fellow and elephant researcher, Dr. Daniella Chusyd is dedicated to understanding elephant reproduction and health, which closely coincides with our own health and aging cycles.
The Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington hosted the inaugural Emerging Luminaries in Nutrition, Exercise, and Metabolism Symposium September 26-27, 2019. The goal of the symposium was to highlight up-and-coming scholars in the areas of nutrition, exercise, and metabolism.