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New PET-CT Scan Improves Detection in Rare Cardiac Condition

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Using a new imaging technique that can diagnose cardiac sarcoidosis much more accurately than traditional tests, researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago have found that the disease affects other organs in 40 percent of patients with...
20-Jul-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Epilepsy biomarkers pave way for noninvasive diagnosis, better treatments

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Researchers have identified a unique metabolic signature associated with epileptic brain tissue that causes seizures. It will allow physicians to precisely identify small regions of abnormal brain tissue in early-stage epilepsy patients that can’t...
17-Jul-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Drug Delivered During CPR May Improve Survival for Heart Attack

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have received a $1.2 million four-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate new biological agents that mimic the effects of cooling when given during and after CPR.
12-Jul-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers at UIC Identify Master Molecule Behind Corneal Inflammation

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have identified an enzyme present in the cornea that becomes dramatically upregulated and triggers inflammation during and even after a herpes virus infection has cleared.
11-Jul-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Hospital Program Gives Families Free Legal Support

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Chicago families with kids who have complicated medical conditions now have easier access to legal help, thanks to a new partnership between the University of Illinois at Chicago and Legal Council for Health Justice.
10-Jul-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

CDC Division Director Named New Dean of UIC School of Public Health

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Dr. Wayne Giles, director of the Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will become the dean of the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, effective September 1,...
26-Jun-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Exercise Program Improves Performance of Daily Activities for Frail Older Adults

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An exercise program comprised of gentle exercises and taught by home care aides can help frail older adults perform basic daily activities, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago published in The...
23-Jun-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Examines Gun Policy Preferences Across Racial Groups

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Support for all forms of gun control is stronger among Latinos and blacks than whites, according to researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
22-Jun-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Chicago Researcher Investigates Survivors of Violence

21-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST

Book Looks at How ‘Gayby Boomers’ Are Aging

In “Queer Aging: The Gayby Boomers and a New Frontier for Gerontology” (Oxford Press, 2016), Jesus Ramirez-Valles, professor and head of community health sciences in the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, makes it clear...
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Father's Day Expert: Strengthening Relationships Between Fathers and Their Children

2-Jun-2016 8:00 AM EDT

#UIC expert available to discuss privatization of public infrastructure in the wake of South Carolina's flood damage

9-Oct-2015 11:05 AM EDT

#UIC Sociologist Available to Discuss Issues Surrounding Racial #Achievement Gap in Schools #Backtoschool #Education

18-Aug-2015 1:05 PM EDT

#UIC Disability Scholar Available to Address #ADA25 Anniversary

21-Jul-2015 5:05 PM EDT

UIC Economist Available for Comment on Turmoil in Greece

7-Jul-2015 11:05 AM EDT

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