All Entries by Sharon Parmet

retina camera

March 20, 2017

A pocket-sized retina camera, no dilating required

And it’s cheap too!

Liza Suarez and Jaleel K. Abdul-Adil

March 7, 2017

Urban Youth Trauma Center to expand training, services

Support for youth, families who have experienced trauma, violence in low-income neighborhoods

Lisa Brosseau

March 7, 2017

$4M grant establishes worker health center

Center to improve health of people in low-wage, hazardous jobs

Stewart Shankman; Researcher of the Year

March 7, 2017

Antidepressant side effects reported more by patients with panic disorder

‘People with panic disorder are especially sensitive to changes in their bodies,’ says Stewart Shankman

pile of rice grains

March 7, 2017

Going gluten-free?

Diet may boost risk of arsenic, mercury exposure


March 3, 2017

Ten million lives saved by 1962 breakthrough, study says

Falling vaccination rates could prove disasterous

Reginald "Junior" Askew

February 28, 2017

Documentary follows black students coming of age in rural America

‘Raising Bertie’ screens Thursday

Pauline Maki

February 28, 2017

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

Estrogen plays a role in verbal memory, says UIC researcher Pauline Maki

Reginald "Junior" Askew

February 21, 2017

Documentary follows 3 black students coming of age in rural America

What happens when their alternative high school closes?

Peter Nelson and Alex Leow

February 21, 2017

East Meets West: Can cellphone use predict manic episodes in bipolar disorder?

App named a finalist in Apple’s ResearchKit competition

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