Investigators from the University of Chicago Medicine will play a central role in a five-year, $14.8 million effort by the National Institutes of Health, contingent upon available funding, to improve the understanding of inherited diseases.
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Staring at the sun – even during a sky-darkening eclipse – requires extra eye safety precautions. Here's how to skygaze safely during the eclipse and a rundown of what can happen if you don't.
15-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
The University of Chicago Medicine is opening a multilingual clinic in downtown Chicago for international patients and their families who need primary care beginning Aug. 15.
10-Aug-2017 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Two 160 million-year-old mammal fossils discovered in China show that the forerunners of mammals in the Jurassic Period evolved to glide and live in trees. With long limbs, long hand and foot fingers, and wing-like membranes for tree-to-tree...
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Using health insurance claims data from more than 480,000 people in nearly 130,000 families, researchers at the University of Chicago have created a new classification of common diseases based on how often they occur among genetically-related...
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Computer analysis of oxygen levels in the blood during sleep could – by itself – provide an easy, relatively inexpensive and sufficiently reliable way to determine which children who snore habitually could benefit from a diagnosis and treatment...
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A research team has overcome challenges that have limited gene therapy. They demonstrate how their novel approach with skin transplantation could enable a wide range of gene-based therapies to treat human diseases. The researchers provide...
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Researchers from the University of Chicago Medicine have received a five-year, $1.8 million grant, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health (OMH) to develop a program that could help improve diabetes care for...
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Neurosurgeon Peleg Horowitz's research focuses on genetics of brain, skull base tumors. #glioblastoma #braincancer #mccain @uchicagomed
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted authorization for a magnetic device used to treat pediatric esophageal atresia, a birth defect that causes abnormal formation of the esophagus. The Flourish™ Pediatric Esophageal Atresia device was...
25-May-2017 2:05 PM EDT
Raymon Grogan, MD, Studies Thyroid Tumors, Genetic Changes in These Tumors, and the Unexplained Rise in Thyroid Cancer Incidence Worldwide
9-May-2017 1:05 PM EDT
Dr. Anthony Reder Managed a Clinical Trial Site for Ocrelizumab, Newly Approved Breakthrough Multiple Sclerosis Drug
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Trump Committee on Vaccine Safety a Concern, Could Threaten Kids' Health, According to Experts From @UChicagoMed
10-Jan-2017 5:05 PM EST
Dr Moss Helped Develop Methylnaltrexone (Relistor), Now FDA-Approved to Treat Opioid-Induced Constipation. @uchicagomed
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