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Forward Motion: Book Suggests Ways to Limit Reversals in Health Care


Medical reversal—when accepted medical interventions are abandoned because they are found to be ineffective—is the “most important problem in medicine today,” according to the authors of a new book: Ending Medical Reversal. Reversals are...
7-Oct-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UChicago Researchers Receive $3.5 Million From Nimh to Transform Diagnosis of Psychotic Disorders

Second phase of the Bipolar-Schizophrenia Network on Intermediate Phenotypes (B-SNIP2) aims to establish a new system of diagnosis for psychotic diseases based on biomarkers, and guide the development of novel therapies.
1-Oct-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Brain Perceives Motion the Same Way Through Both Vision and Touch

The brain uses similar computations to calculate the direction and speed of objects in motion whether they are perceived visually or through the sense of touch.
25-Sep-2015 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UChicago Medicine, Edward-Elmhurst Health Strengthen Pediatric Affiliation

This fall, UChicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital experts across a dozen pediatric subspecialties will see patients at new outpatient clinics at Edward Hospital in Naperville and Elmhurst Hospital.
25-Sep-2015 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Probiotic Formula Reverses Cow’s Milk Allergies by Changing Gut Bacteria of Infants


The gut bacteria of infants who developed tolerance to cow’s milk after treatment with probiotic formula showed significant differences from those who remained allergic, according to a new study published September 22, 2015, in The ISME Journal by...
16-Sep-2015 6:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Chicago Medicine Hosts Symposium of Leading Chicago Heart Researchers

Leading researchers from Chicago’s academic medical centers and other institutions will meet at the American Heart Association’s 2015 Chicago Research Network Symposium, hosted by University of Chicago Medicine’s Section of Cardiology, on...
16-Sep-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Level 1 Adult Trauma Center Planned for Chicago's South Side Communities

In a move to create a more comprehensive system of needed trauma and emergency care for Chicago's South and Southwest side communities, Sinai Health System and the University of Chicago Medicine are partnering to build and operate a Level 1 adult...
11-Sep-2015 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Protein Aggregation After Heat Shock Is an Organized, Reversible Cellular Response

Protein aggregates that form after a cell is exposed to heat appear to be part of an organized response to stress. The findings shed new light on the biological nature of protein aggregates, which have been widely considered to be toxic dead-end...
8-Sep-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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