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From Quark Soup to Atoms and Stars


Scientists using the atom smasher at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory have observed a phase transition different than the smooth transition of the early universe from the hot “soup” of subatomic particles to the...
4/18/2014 11:00 AM EDT

Massage Therapy Improves Circulation, Alleviates Muscle Soreness

Massage therapy improves general blood flow and alleviates muscle soreness after exercise, according to a study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
4/16/2014 10:00 AM EDT

Grant to Improve Wellness, Preventive Care for Developmentally Disabled


The University of Illinois at Chicago has received a five-year, $4.4 million federal grant to find ways to improve wellness and preventive care for adults with developmental disabilities.
4/7/2014 3:00 PM EDT

With No Hope of Kidney Match, Woman Receives Successful Transplant


An orphan drug renders destructive antibodies harmless, allowing physicians at UI Health to perform a successful kidney transplant in a highly positive crossmatch patient.
4/3/2014 12:00 PM EDT

UIC Chemist Awarded International Sustainability Grant


A University of Illinois at Chicago chemistry professor will lead the U.S. effort in a three-nation project to develop efficient catalytic methods that replace rare metals with abundant and inexpensive metals such as iron and copper.
3/31/2014 3:45 PM EDT

Vibration May Help Heal Chronic Wounds


Wounds may heal more quickly if exposed to low-intensity vibration, report researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
3/31/2014 3:30 PM EDT

Can a Treadmill Help Seniors Avoid Falls?


Clive Pai, professor of physical therapy at the University of Illinois at Chicago will use a five-year, $1 million grant from the National Institute on Aging to develop a computerized treadmill program that could be used in physical therapy offices...
3/20/2014 2:00 PM EDT

Researchers Identify Risk Factors for Little-Known Lung Infection

Severe and sometimes fatal lung disease caused by a group of bacteria in the same family as those that cause tuberculosis is much more common than previously thought, with Caucasians 55 and older at greatest risk, report researchers from the...
3/17/2014 9:30 AM EDT

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