The researchers looked to the oceans to see how they could develop surgical materials from sea creatures such as mussels, barnacles and oysters, which can bond to wet rocks with protein-based adhesives.
A study published in the journal Health Affairs outlines how Eskenazi Health saved money by providing nutrition advice, social work counseling and other non-medical services to cut hospitalizations and ER visits.
The Greenfield-based animal health unit has posted more than a half-billion dollars in losses in the past three years, and it will face huge new corporate expenses as it goes its separate way after more than a half-century as part of Eli Lilly and Co.
The drug, launched in 2014, is one of Lilly's fastest-growing medicines, but its fate could hinge on the results of another clinical trial for heart benefits. The Indianapolis-based drugmaker plans to release results later this year.