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Freezing eggs or ovarian tissue for the sole purpose of delaying childbearing for social reasons may prove too costly for society, according to a recent analysis by a University of Illinois at Chicago researcher.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 14, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Surgeons at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System performed a rare living-donor parathyroid gland transplant to help a 22-year-old woman maintain normal calcium levels without the need for high-dose ...
Surgery Mar 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The hair cells of the inner ear have a previously unknown "root" extension that may allow them to communicate with nerve cells and the brain to regulate sensitivity to sound vibrations and head position, researchers at the ...
Neuroscience Mar 08, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 2 |
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine have found that a molecule found at elevated levels in cancer cells seems to protect them from the "cell-suicide" that is usually triggered by chemotherapy ...
Cancer Mar 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Race is a key factor in properly dosing the antibiotic azithromycin in pregnant women, according to new research at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Medications Feb 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Could blind, buck-toothed, finger-sized naked mole-rats harbor in their brain cells a survival secret that might lead to better heart attack or stroke treatments?
Medical research Feb 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A molecule embedded in the membrane of human liver cells that aids in cholesterol absorption also allows the entry of hepatitis C virus, the first step in hepatitis C infection, according to research at the University of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 24, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine have found in an animal model of acute lung injury a molecular mechanism that allows cells of the immune system to reduce tissue ...
Medical research Dec 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Contrary to claims that U.S. presidents age at twice the normal rate, a new study finds that most U.S. presidents live longer than expected for men of their same age and era.
Health Dec 06, 2011 | 4 / 5 (4) | 6 |
(Medical Xpress) -- The University of Illinois Hospital is the first center in North America to prescribe a new FDA-approved treatment for patients with the most common and aggressive type of brain tumor, glioblastoma multiforme, ...
Cancer Dec 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago are recruiting volunteers with asthma for a study of whether taking vitamin D can make asthma medication more effective.
Medical research Nov 29, 2011 | 1 / 5 (2) | 0
Is it just an urban myth, or can long-term bike riding cause sexual dysfunction in men?
Health Nov 03, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Unusual features of the human placenta may be the underlying cause of postpartum hemorrhage, the leading cause of maternal deaths during childbirth, according to evolutionary research at the University ...
Medical research Nov 02, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Can the nerve signaling inhibitor tomosyn help retain long-term memory? A new study by two University of Illinois at Chicago biologists points to the link.
Medical research Oct 31, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A protein that regulates cell differentiation in normal tissue may play a different role in colon and breast cancer, activating proliferation of damaged cells, according to researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago ...
Cancer Sep 29, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |