All health medicine

view of feet during a race

April 29, 2016

5K run/walk supports lung cancer research at University of Illinois Cancer Center

Registration now open for first-time event

zinc oxide nanoparticles

April 27, 2016

Nanoparticles hold promise as double-edged sword against genital herpes

Particles may also prevent the spread of HIV

Fat cells

April 25, 2016

Why is visceral fat worse than subcutaneous fat?

Cells’ response to overeating stress is key

hands positioning a container beneath a microscope

April 20, 2016

Scientists sharpen view of gene transfer between pathogenic bacteria

May lead to ways to curtail spread of antibiotic resistance

Blood smear illustrating sickle cell anemia

April 7, 2016

Medicare to cover stem cell transplantation for sickle cell disease

Coverage puts cure in reach for many patients

Dima Qato, assistant professor of pharmacy systems, outcomes and policy.

April 1, 2016

Statin use varies widely in Hispanic/Latino adults

Disparities due to differences in health insurance, authors say

Lana Schmidt with Enrico Benedetti

March 23, 2016

With little hope for life-saving transplant, woman gets kidney in unique procedure

Orphan drug helped suppress high antibodies

Dima Qato, assistant professor of pharmacy systems, outcomes and policy.

March 21, 2016

More elderly using dangerous drug combinations

Potentially deadly drug interactions are a major health problem

Nissim Hay

March 17, 2016

Mouse study suggests drugs targeting cancer pathway could promote liver cancer

Concerns about promising candidate drugs already in clinical trial pipeline

Abraham Qavi, UIC College of Medicine at Urbana-Champaign, Match Day  2015

March 10, 2016

Medical students meet their match on Match Day

Med students nationwide learn residency placements at 11:00 a.m. CDT