The reduced-size Amplatzer duct occluder II (ADO II), a heart device developed to repair one of the most common congenital heart defects, is safe to use in very small children. That’s according to new research published in the May 2017 issue of...
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A 12-month study mapping bacterial diversity within a hospital — with a focus on the flow of microbes between patients, staff and surfaces — should help hospitals worldwide better understand how to encourage beneficial microbial interactions and...
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$100 Million Gift Establishes Duchossois Family Institute to Develop ‘New Science’ Focused on Optimizing Health
A Chicago-area family with a deep commitment to supporting science and medicine is giving $100 million to establish The Duchossois Family Institute at the University of Chicago Medicine, which seeks to accelerate research and interventions based on...
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Analysis of a 3.3 million-year-old fossil skeleton reveals the most complete spinal column of any early human relative, including vertebrae, neck and rib cage. The findings, published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,...
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New CDC-Funded Portal Enables Health Providers to Schedule Free Colorectal Cancer Screenings for Uninsured Patients
Illinois Colon CARES, a UChicago Medicine-led initiative, seeks to become model for other states to increase access for vulnerable populations
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Although the odds of developing breast cancer are nearly identical for black and white women, black women are 42 percent more likely to die from the disease. A large, multi-institutional study, published on-line May 4, 2017, in JAMA Oncology,...
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People living in areas that restrict trans fats in foods had fewer hospitalizations for heart attack and stroke compared to residents in areas without restrictions, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Chicago...
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patchwork of state laws creates a labyrinth that can make it confusing to navigate incapacitated patients’ medical wishes. Without clear national standards, the problem may worsen as the nation’s 75 million baby boomers continue to age,...
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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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