A new point-of-care test for the parasite Toxoplasma gondii can be performed with a drop of the mother’s blood. The test meets the WHO’s criteria. It is sensitive, specific, quick, easy to perform, and inexpensive.
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LIF6, a dead gene that came back to life, prevents cancer by killing cells with DNA damage.
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As part of a project titled Engaging Muslim Activists for Research on Community Health (E-MARCH) -- led by Aasim Padela, MD, associate professor of medicine and Director of Initiative on Islam and Medicine at the University of Chicago -- UMMA Clinic...
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Prescriptions for diabetes medications increased in the first two years after states expanded eligibility for Medicaid as part of the Affordable Care Act, compared to states that didn’t expand Medicaid, according to a new analysis by researchers...
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The University of Chicago Medicine has received another three-year accreditation from the Commission on Cancer, a voluntary program administered by the American College of Surgeons.
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Chicago’s only hospital-based medical flight program began flying a more advanced helicopter this month, an Airbus EC145.
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Designation from the National Cancer Institute denotes the highest level of scientific excellence.
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The University of Chicago Medicine and the WNBA Chicago Sky officially broke the Guinness World Record for the largest basketball lesson, which took place during this year’s inaugural #ChicagoFit Health and Fitness Festival.
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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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