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UI Health Ranked in Top 10 in Illinois by U.S. News & World Report

The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System is ranked in the top 10 hospitals in the Chicago metro area and in Illinois for 2016-17 by U.S. News & World Report.
2-Aug-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Breakthrough Solar Cell Captures CO2 and Sunlight, Produces Burnable Fuel

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have engineered a potentially game-changing solar cell that cheaply and efficiently converts atmospheric carbon dioxide directly into usable hydrocarbon fuel, using only sunlight for energy.
25-Jul-2016 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Cure Violence founder named a Chicago Humanitarian of the Year by UNICEF

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Dr. Gary Slutkin, professor of epidemiology in the UIC School of Public Health and founder and CEO of Cure Violence, has been named a Chicago Humanitarian of the Year by the U.S. Fund for UNICEF.
20-Jul-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Abnormalities Found in ‘Insight’ Areas of the Brain in Anorexia

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Abnormalities in brain regions involved in forming insight may help explain why some people with anorexia nervosa have trouble recognizing their dangerous, dysfunctional eating habits.
19-Jul-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Medication Costs Likely to Jump This Year

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Prescription medication costs are expected to rise at least 11 percent, and possibly up to 13 percent, in 2016, according to a new report on national trends and projections in prescription drug expenditures.
18-Jul-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Adjuvant Chemotherapy in Early-Stage Colon Cancer May Improve Survival

Researchers and physicians have grappled with the role of “adjuvant,” or post-surgery, chemotherapy for patients with early-stage colon cancer, even for cancers considered high risk. Now researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago...
15-Jul-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Germs Add Ripples to Make 'Groovy' Graphene

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University of Illinois at Chicago researchers have used rod-shaped bacteria - precisely aligned in an electric field, then vacuum-shrunk under a graphene sheet - to introduce nanoscale ripples in the material, causing it to conduct electrons...
11-Jul-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Hops Extract Studied to Prevent Breast Cancer

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An enriched hops extract activates a chemical pathway in cells that could help prevent breast cancer, according to new laboratory findings from the UIC/NIH Center for Botanical Dietary Supplements Research at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
11-Jul-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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