All health medicine

molecular psychiatry

July 30, 2015

Depressed females have over-active glutamate receptor gene

Gender plays a role in depression and suicide

Prostate organoid derived from human embryonic stem cells. Photo credit: Gail Prins.

July 29, 2015

Prostate ‘organoid’ hints at how early BPA exposure may increase cancer risk

New findings show how exposure to common chemical may affect prostate

COVER - NATURE - RIBOSOME (F)

July 29, 2015

Researchers design first artificial ribosome

Discovery could enable production of new drugs

Arden Handler

July 27, 2015

Grant will help build awareness, use of well-woman visit

Project encourages preventive health care for low-income women

alcohol

July 23, 2015

Biomarker higher in binge drinkers

Simple blood test may help identify young adults at risk for alcohol abuse

Chicago Heat Wave

July 21, 2015

1995 Chicago Heat Wave: Then and Now

Public forum looks at response to past disaster and challenges ahead

Man smoking a cigarette

July 17, 2015

Researchers find disparities in smoke-free law coverage

Communities with less education, income have fewer no-smoking laws

M.S. Ramaiah Memorial Hospital, Bangalore, India

July 15, 2015

UIC, partners launch HeartRescue India to lower cardiac death rate

Global health program supports community health project in Bangalore

Soccer CPR event

July 14, 2015

Learn CPR before Chicago Fire game July 15

Learn how to save a life

Inhaler

July 8, 2015

Grant helps low-income asthmatic children breathe easier

Study examines community health workers versus asthma educators