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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Immunology

Sensing infection, suppressing regeneration

In a new peer-reviewed publication, University of Illinois at Chicago researchers describe how the body's response to inflammation, which helps to fight many kinds of infections, also can counterproductively suppress much-needed ...

Health

Cook County's short-lived 'soda' tax worked, says new study

A study of beverage sales in Cook County, Illinois, shows that for four months in 2017—when the county implemented a penny-per-ounce tax on both sugar-sweetened and artificially sweetened drinks—purchases of the taxed ...

Immunology

Early immune response may improve cancer immunotherapies

In a paper published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, University of Illinois at Chicago researchers and colleagues report a new mechanism for detecting foreign material during early immune responses.

Cardiology

Can obesity limit antiarrhythmic drug effectiveness?

Atrial fibrillation, also known as AFib, is the most common type of irregular heartbeat, and it is associated with increased mortality. While researchers have identified a causal link between obesity and AFib, the underlying ...

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