All health medicine

nurse holding baby in nursery room

May 20, 2015

UIC College of Nursing shares expertise with world

International partnerships promote education, innovative health care

Man smoking a cigarette

May 20, 2015

Growing up with smokers doubles smoking risk for adult Hispanics

Efforts needed in U.S., Latin America to reduce children’s exposure

Ishii AB-42 structure

May 7, 2015

Alzheimer protein’s structure may explain its toxicity

Researchers find structure of building blocks for progressive brain disease

Gregory Thatcher, professor of medicinal chemistry

May 5, 2015

UIC collaborates on search for sleep apnea drug

Left untreated, sleep disorder leads to numerous health problems

Man smoking a cigarette

April 29, 2015

Fixed cigarette taxes leave smokers less wiggle room

When prices are the same for all brands, smoking rates decrease

Bottle with skull and crossbones label

April 14, 2015

Surveys miss majority of poisonings, underestimate cost by billions

$8 billion in hospital costs in Illinois in 2010

Subhash Pandey, director, UIC Center for Alcohol Research in Epigenetics. Photo: Joshua Clark.

April 13, 2015

Unique UIC center will study alcohol’s effect on genes

New center, funded by $7 million NIH grant, will study long-term exposure

Sarah Parker Harris,an Associate Professor and the Director of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Disability and Human Development.
Maija Renko,  Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship. Photo: Joshua Clark

April 9, 2015

Business training for aspiring entrepreneurs with disabilities

Researchers develop project to expand careers for people with disabilities

drain pipe releasing water

April 9, 2015

Combined sewer systems lead to risk of illness after heavy rains

Contamination of drinking water may be to blame for health problems

Hand holding cigarette

April 6, 2015

Women smokers concerned about weight less likely to try to quit

Cessation programs should address fears about weight gain