University of Illinois at Chicago
The University o Illinois at Chicago (UIC) was established in 1858 and today is the largest university in the Chicago area with 15 colleges, institutes and a medical school complex. UIC offers 74 bachelor degrees, 77 master's degrees and 60 doctoral degrees and various professional degrees. The medical school offers inter-collegiate collaboration with the Cancer Center, the Center for Structural Biology and neuroscience programs. UIC is a teaching hospital, patient care facility and research center that serves the Chicago Metro area and the entire state of Illinois. UIC medical is known for advances in surgical techniques and advances in medical treatments for various health conditions and disorders.
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601 S. Morgan Street Chicago IL 60607
University of Illinois at Chicago researchers have developed a website that walks healthcare providers through the challenging transition from the current International Classification of Diseases—ICD-9—to the new ICD-10.
Health May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Obese patients who received robotic kidney transplants had fewer wound complications than patients who received traditional "open" transplant surgery, according to surgeons at the University of Illinois Hospital ...
Surgery May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In one of the largest observational studies of its kind, researchers report that a combination of chemotherapy and radiation followed by surgery in patients with stage 3 non-small cell lung cancer improves survival.
Cancer Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Patients' health outcomes improve when physicians individualize care and take their patients' life circumstances into account, according to a new study by the University of Illinois at Chicago and the U.S. Department of Veterans ...
Health Apr 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
How do nerve cells—which can each be up to three feet long in humans—keep from rupturing or falling apart?
Neuroscience Apr 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (8) | 0 |
The search for a cure for deadly infectious diseases has led Brian Murphy deep underwater. Murphy, assistant professor of medicinal chemistry and pharmacognosy at the University of Illinois at Chicago, is collecting actinomycete ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Minimally invasive islet transplantation for patients with type 1 diabetes achieves insulin independence and reverses the progression of atherosclerosis in the first few years after transplant, according to a University of ...
Diabetes Jan 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Cholesterol plays a key role in regulating proteins involved in cell signaling and may be important to many other cell processes, an international team of researchers has found.
Medical research Dec 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Patients who fail to follow their prescribed treatments cost the U.S. health care system an estimated $100 billion annually. But community pharmacists and insurance benefit managers, working together, can ...
Health Dec 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Injured patients were less likely to die in the hospital if they had alcohol in their blood, according to a study from the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health—and the more alcohol, the more likely ...
Health Nov 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Chemists and vision scientists at the University of Illinois at Chicago have designed a light-sensitive molecule that can stimulate a neural response in cells of the retina and brain—a ...
Medical research Nov 14, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Children and adolescents consume more calories and soda and have poorer nutrient-intake on days they eat at either fast-food or full-service restaurants, as compared to days they eat meals at—or from—home.
Health Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In a study that involved more than 16,000 Hispanic/Latino men and women living in the United States, the prevalence of major cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors was high and varied markedly across different background ...
Cardiology Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—University of Illinois at Chicago researchers are conducting a study to determine if treating mothers with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder—either with medication or parent training—will help ...
Attention deficit disorders Oct 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
White non-Hispanic construction workers are awarded higher workers' compensation settlements in Illinois than Hispanic or black construction workers with similar injuries and disabilities, according to researchers at the ...
Health Oct 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0