University of Chicago Medical Center

The University of Chicago Medical Center, also known under the umbrella of University of Chicago Medicine, is an American academic medical center in Hyde Park on the of South Side of Chicago, established in 1927. Affiliated with and operated by the University of Chicago, it serves as the teaching hospital for students of the institution's Pritzker School of Medicine.

Address
Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Website
http://www.uchospitals.edu
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Chicago_Medical_Center

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Neuroscience

How the brain responds to texture

Our hands and fingertips are amazingly sensitive to texture. We can easily distinguish coarse sandpaper from smooth glass, but we also pick up more subtle differences across a wide range of textures, like the slick sheen ...

Cardiology

Aggressive clearance key to best outcome after a brain hemorrhage

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Cancer

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Health

Hospital SIESTA project reduces inpatient sleep interruptions

Selective tinkering with the medical center's electronic health records (EHR) system, plus a 20-minute presentation to doctors and nurses on the consequences of in-hospital sleep deprivation, was able to change the behavior ...

Cardiology

Non-coding genetic variant could improve key vascular functions

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Genetic flaw causes problems for many with hypothyroidism

With an estimated 120 million prescriptions filled each year, the thyroid medicine levothyroxine (marketed as Synthroid ) is one of the most popular prescription medicines in the United States. Most patients who suffer from ...

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