Scientists at the University of Chicago have created the first genetically modified animals containing reconstructed ancient genes, which they used to test the evolutionary effects of genetic changes that happened in the deep past on the animals’...
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In a clinical trial in Nigeria that replaced biomass and kerosene cookstoves with clean-burning ethanol stoves, researchers were able to reduce by two-thirds the risk of high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease in pregnant women.
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The newer e-cigarette vape pens (AKA vaporizers) may not look like cigarettes, but they stimulate the urge to smoke as powerfully as watching someone smoke a traditional tobacco cigarette.
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Dr. Selwyn O. Rogers Jr., a top surgeon and public health expert with 16 years of trauma care experience, will lead the University of Chicago Medicine's development of the South Side's only Level 1 adult trauma center, scheduled to open in 2018. He...
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High-definition CT scans of the fossilized skull of a 280 million-year-old fish reveal the origin of chimaeras, a group of cartilaginous fish related to sharks. Analysis of the brain case of Dwykaselachus oosthuizeni, a shark-like fossil from South...
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New research shows motor abnormalities frequently associated with low birth weight babies could originate due to peripheral nerve defects.
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Emergency rooms in communities with indoor smoking bans reported a 17 percent decrease in the number of children needing care for asthma attacks, according to new research from the University of Chicago Medicine.
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In a research letter published Dec. 27, 2016, in JAMA, University of Chicago physicians found that when one patient on a typical 20-bed hospital unit took a turn for the worse, the other patients on that ward were at increased risk for their own...
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Trump Committee on Vaccine Safety a Concern, Could Threaten Kids' Health, According to Experts From @UChicagoMed
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Dr Moss Helped Develop Methylnaltrexone (Relistor), Now FDA-Approved to Treat Opioid-Induced Constipation. @uchicagomed
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A University of Chicago Medicine physician Catherine Humikowski joined U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., at a press conference as he continued to push for federal funding for research into the causes and implications of gun violence.
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