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Article ID: 689548

Birds and Primates Share Brain Cell Types Linked to Intelligence

University of Chicago Medical Center

In a new study, published this week in the journal Current Biology, scientists from UChicago show that some neurons in bird brains form the same kind of circuitry and have the same molecular signature as cells that enable connectivity between different areas of the mammalian neocortex.

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​Youth Consider Mobile Health Units a Safe Place for Sexual Health Services

University of Chicago Medical Center

Mobile health units bring important medical services to communities across the country. A new study indicates that mobile health units may provide a new approach for offering sexual health education and services to adolescents.

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Peter Nagele to Lead Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care

University of Chicago Medical Center

Peter Nagele, MD, an internationally recognized trauma anesthesiologist, researcher and educator, has been appointed professor and chair of the Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care at the University of Chicago Medicine, effective March 1, 2018.

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An Innovative PET Tracer Can Measure Damage From Multiple Sclerosis in Mouse Models

University of Chicago Medical Center

In the January 12, 2017 Scientific Reports, a research team describes early tests of a minimally-invasive way to assess myelin damage—the hallmark of multiple sclerosis—using positron emission tomography (PET). This approach could be used to follow MS lesions over time.

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Specific Microbes in Digestive Tract Can Boost Success for Cancer Immunotherapy

University of Chicago Medical Center

Specific strains of intestinal bacteria can improve the response rate to immunotherapy for patients being treated for advanced melanoma. Patients with a higher ratio of “beneficial” bacteria to “non-beneficial” bacteria all showed a clinical response: a reduction in tumor size.

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Quitting Cigarettes: One of the Toughest New Year’s Resolutions

University of Chicago Medical Center

Deciding to stop smoking is one of the most common, beneficial and difficult New Year’s resolutions. Smoking reminders are abundant, nicotine withdrawal is difficult and the resolution process itself is flawed.

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Quitting cigarettes: One of the toughest new year’s resolutions; UChicago Medicine expert offers tips on getting past “false hope syndrome”

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UChicago Medicine Opens New Adult Emergency Department

University of Chicago Medical Center

The University of Chicago Medicine began treating patients in its new, state-of-the-art adult emergency department (ED) on Friday, Dec. 27.

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