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Timely but Controversial: Early Lactate Measurements Appear to Improve Results for Septic Patients

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...
23-May-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Comprehensive Care Physician Model Improves Care, Lowers Hospitalization

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...
16-May-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Under Certain Conditions, Bacterial Signals Set the Stage for Leukemia

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...
14-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UChicago Medicine a Preferred Provider for United Arab Emirates Patients

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.
8-May-2018 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study Confirms Curable State Between Single and Widespread Cancers

Using molecular determinants combined with clinical data, UChicago physicians confirm their oligometastasis hypothesis in colorectal cancers with limited spread of disease to the liver.
7-May-2018 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The DES Saga: Death Risk High for Young Women Exposed in Utero

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...
1-May-2018 1:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Chicago Medicine Receives Prestigious Magnet Recognition

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.
27-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UChicago Medicine Earns 13th Consecutive 'A' in Hospital Safety

The University of Chicago Medicine earned its 13th consecutive “A” in hospital safety from The Leapfrog Group.
25-Apr-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Quitting Cigarettes: One of the Toughest New Year’s Resolutions

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.
29-Dec-2017 3:30 PM EST

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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”

29-Dec-2017 3:05 PM EST

Dr. Tao Xie: Researcher and Medical Expert in Parkinson's Disease. @uchicagomed

17-Nov-2017 2:05 PM EST

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Dr. Bishop @Uchicagomed Knows CAR T-Cell Therapy Backward and Forward

30-Aug-2017 3:55 PM EDT

Neurosurgeon Peleg Horowitz's research focuses on genetics of brain, skull base tumors. #glioblastoma #braincancer #mccain @uchicagomed

19-Jul-2017 9:05 PM EDT

Dr. Daniel Golden is a brain cancer expert. @uchicagomed #mccain #glioblastoma

19-Jul-2017 8:05 PM EDT

FDA Approval Granted to Pediatric Device Used to Treat Esophageal Birth Defect

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

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