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So far Jessica Hall has created 27 blog entries.

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 [...]

An update on the TACTIC study – asymptomatic COVID-19 in Indianapolis

2020-08-25T17:04:22-04:00August 25th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, Research Spotlight, Uncategorized|

In April, we began a new research study called Tracking Asymptomatic COVID-19 Through Indianapolis Communities (TACTIC). The study is now complete, and we want to share the results with you and the community. The major takeaways from the study are: The infection rate in people without symptoms was 0.2% (1 out of 511 people). [...]

Cancer wellness center supports Indiana survivors

2020-08-25T12:53:01-04:00August 21st, 2020|Categories: Adults, Cancer|

In the United States, there are over 16.9 million people who have had a diagnosis of cancer and are still living with it or are cancer-free. There are around 300,000 survivors living in Indiana. The Karuna Precision Wellness Center offers a number of cancer-related services to help support survivors in Indiana who are searching for [...]

Can you become immune to COVID-19 without getting the disease?

2020-05-29T16:54:57-04:00May 29th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, Research Spotlight|

Researchers all over the world are trying to learn more about what causes COVID-19, including how people develop immunity to the disease. A team from Indiana University School of Medicine is starting a new study to find out how that immunity can develop and change over time, and you can help them by volunteering [...]

Recovered from COVID-19? Your blood can support research.

2020-05-13T17:13:55-04:00May 5th, 2020|Categories: Adults, COVID-19, Health, Indiana Biobank, Research Spotlight, Uncategorized|

As researchers all over the world continue efforts learn more about the coronavirus and its resulting disease, COVID-19, the Indiana Biobank is offering a new opportunity for the public to help - by donating blood. The Indiana University School of Medicine is asking all Indiana residents who have recovered from COVID-19 to donate blood [...]

Could you have COVID-19 even if you don’t feel sick?

2020-05-13T17:14:24-04:00April 24th, 2020|Categories: Adults, COVID-19, Research Spotlight|

Researchers all over the world are trying to learn more about COVID-19, the new coronavirus, but they still have many questions about what it is and how it spreads. Many scientists here in Indiana are launching various studies to discover the answers to their questions. A new study, just launched this week, is called Tracking [...]

Boost your brain health!

2020-04-10T15:24:37-04:00April 10th, 2020|Categories: Adults, Health, Mental Health, Wellness|

Brain awareness week is recognized every March, but it is important every month, as a way to celebrate and promote positive brain health practices and research. During this time of remoteness, it is essential to remember to take breaks for your brain! What exactly is a 'healthy brain'? The American Heart Association says a healthy [...]

Special topic: coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

2020-06-22T15:37:49-04:00March 10th, 2020|Categories: Adults, COVID-19, Health, Kids, Wellness|

It’s a word that’s top of mind for people all around the world: coronavirus. What is a coronavirus, anyway? Coronaviruses are a specific type of virus, named for the crown-like spikes on their surfaces (corona meaning “crown”). First identified in the 1960s, many coronaviruses exist, including those that cause the common cold. You may have [...]

Spreading “pawsitivity with Gus the therapy dog

2020-02-18T16:32:40-05:00February 18th, 2020|Categories: Health, Uncategorized|

The Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital and Eskenazi Health downtown campus is a special place, with its commitment to whole-person health: body, mind, and spirit. The campus includes beautiful light- and art-filled spaces, a rooftop sky farm, and an intentional cleaner, healthier and more energy-efficient environment. In this Indiana University School of Medicine story, meet [...]

IU School of Medicine researchers discover new treatment with help from Tyler Trent’s cell lines

2020-02-10T14:23:35-05:00February 10th, 2020|Categories: Cancer, Kids, Research Spotlight|

Most Indiana residents recognize the name Tyler Trent. Tyler was a Purdue University student and football superfan who died on January 1, 2019, after waging a long and valiant fight against an aggressive form of bone cancer. Tyler’s legacy as a research advocate started years ago while he was a patient at Riley Children’s Health. [...]

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