Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, is an adult-onset neurodegenerative disease that causes paralysis and ultimately death when the nerves enervating the lungs cease to carry the signals needed for breathing.
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The building holds 83,000 square feet of residence space, including a mix of traditional dorm rooms and suite-style units.
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A new report from the Government Finance Research Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago examines state intervention in municipal pension funding in Illinois
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For patients with Type 1 diabetes who don’t respond well to insulin or have other serious medical complications caused by their disease, pancreas transplantation offers hope for a cure. But obese candidates who need a pancreas transplant often are...
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A chaotic household, as well as child and parent depression, are risk factors for worse asthma outcomes in urban minority children, according to a new paper published in the journal Pediatrics.
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Rates of severe coal workers’ pneumoconiosis — also known as black lung disease — among coal miners have been on the rise recently despite regulations on exposure to dusts associated with mining. Researchers believe the higher rates of more...
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For the first time, scientists grappling with how to improve the efficiency of CRISPR technology — a gene-editing platform that uses an enzyme called Cas9 to precisely cut and edit specific sequences of DNA within a live cell — have captured...
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Ten students from the University of Illinois at Chicago have been selected for the distinguished Schweitzer Fellowship, a year-long service learning program that helps address the health needs of underserved Chicago communities.
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