The controversial Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock Early Management Bundle study adds weight to the belief that early lactate measurements can make a big difference. This follow-up study found a two percent increase in mortality for each hour of delay...
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Patients who need frequent hospitalization account for a disproportionate amount of health care spending. In 2012, the University of Chicago Medicine began enrolling patients in a clinical trial designed to reduce frequent stays. Hospitalization...
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A new study by researchers from the University of Chicago Medicine shows that bacterial signals are crucial to the development of a precursor condition to leukemia, which can be induced by disrupting the intestinal barrier or by introducing a...
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The University of Chicago Medicine has signed on to be among seven leading hospitals in the United States to provide specialized medical treatment to patients from the United Arab Emirates.
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Using molecular determinants combined with clinical data, UChicago physicians confirm their oligometastasis hypothesis in colorectal cancers with limited spread of disease to the liver.
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A letter in the May 3, 2018, NEJM updates reports on the risks of exposure during pregnancy to a supplement, diethylstilbestrol (DES), that is linked to a rare cancer. DES-exposed patients with clear-cell adenocarcinoma had “increased mortality...
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The University of Chicago Medicine received the prestigious Magnet Recognition Program designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for excellence in nursing and patient care.
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The University of Chicago Medicine earned its 13th consecutive “A” in hospital safety from The Leapfrog Group.
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Deciding to stop smoking is one of the most common, beneficial and difficult New Year’s resolutions. Smoking reminders are abundant, nicotine withdrawal is difficult and the resolution process itself is flawed.
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Quitting cigarettes: One of the toughest new year’s resolutions; UChicago Medicine expert offers tips on getting past “false hope syndrome”
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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...
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Raymon Grogan, MD, Studies Thyroid Tumors, Genetic Changes in These Tumors, and the Unexplained Rise in Thyroid Cancer Incidence Worldwide
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