All Entries by Sharon Parmet

UI Hospital building at dusk

February 14, 2017

Need a ride? UI Health offers patients a lift home

Survey identified transportation as a barrier to care

Gary Slutkin

February 14, 2017

Cure Violence rises to No. 12 on list of top global NGOs

Uses public health approach to stop the spread of violence

pile of rice grains

February 13, 2017

Gluten-free diet may increase risk of arsenic, mercury exposure

Rice flour may be to blame

Jeffrey Loeb; experts guide

February 7, 2017

Neurological tissue bank to help uncover new cures

University of Illinois NeuroRepository will house tissue samples from patients with neurological disorders

Pauline Maki

February 7, 2017

Women perform better than men on memory tests for Alzheimer’s

Changing scoring may help women get diagnosed earlier

new surgical and robotic surgery training center

January 31, 2017

Work begins on surgical, robotic training center

Center will allow provide space for more trainees

Young boy drawing with crayons

January 31, 2017

UIC recognizes Illinois ‘Champions for Children’

Five recognized for excellence in providing care for children with special needs

gut microbiome

January 27, 2017

Rebalancing gut microbiome lengthens survival in mouse model of ALS

More evidence of gut/brain relationship

Scott A Langenecker; CAVE

January 24, 2017

Brain scan before antidepressant therapy may predict response

Activity within brain networks is key

UIC EMS

January 18, 2017

Gunshot victims in Cook County ‘under-triaged’ to community hospitals

Only 1 in 6 who need specialized care taken to trauma centers

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