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Blood thinners are the preferred treatment option to prevent heart attacks, blood clots and stroke, but they are not without risk, and not just because of their side effects. These high-risk drugs, known as anticoagulants, ...
Cardiology May 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine will study gender differences in how the heart uses and stores fat—its main energy source—and how changes in fat metabolism play ...
Medical research May 21, 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
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
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 |
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 |
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
Prostate cancer in African-American men is associated with specific changes in the IL-16 gene, according to researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine.
Cancer Aug 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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 |
A molecule thought to limit cell proliferation also helps cancer cells survive during initial tumor formation and when the wayward cells spread to other organs in the body, researchers at the University of ...
Medical research Jun 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 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 |
(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 |
(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 |
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 |