All Entries by Emily Stone

Paint peeling off a wooden window frame

August 30, 2023

New research establishes enduring connection between racial segregation, childhood blood lead levels

Researchers find this to be true even when adjusting for socioeconomic status

The unusual features (in red) of a MCH class I molecule’s groove play a role in how the molecule binds to viral peptides.

August 29, 2023

Researchers get glimpse of previously hidden immune system process 

The discovery could aid in the development of peptide vaccines

August 25, 2023

How a research team moved from tackling vaccine hesitancy to addressing broader issues of mistrust 

The group’s goals have evolved into seeking stronger relationships between the community and health care institutions

August 25, 2023

Cómo un equipo de investigación pasó de atacar las dudas sobre las vacunas a abordar cuestiones más amplias de desconfianza

Los objetivos del grupo han evolucionado hacia la búsqueda de relaciones más sólidas entre la comunidad y las instituciones de atención médica.

Macrophage (red fluorescent staining) that has ingested bacteria (green fluorescence).

August 24, 2023

Training immune cells to remove ‘trash’ helps resolve lung inflammation

Researchers identified cells in the lungs that can reduce excessive inflammation, which can lead to death

August 7, 2023

Are drug-checking services useful to people who use drugs?

Researchers asked street drug users if they think drug-checking services are useful

Kristina A. Varady

August 3, 2023

Research shows that intermittent fasting is safe and effective  

A look at research on intermittent fasting from UIC’s Krista Varady

nurse with vaccine

August 2, 2023

Religiously framed messaging promotes HPV vaccine acceptance among some parents

Using a religiously framed message can encourage Christian parents to get their children vaccinated against HPV

A menstrual cup

July 25, 2023

Menstrual cups can help prevent infection, improve vaginal health

A study in Kenya found that menstrual cups helped girls avoid certain types of infections

A menstrual cup

July 25, 2023

Las copas menstruales pueden ayudar a prevenir infecciones y mejorar la salud vaginal

Un estudio en Kenia encontró que las copas menstruales ayudaron a las niñas adolescentes a evitar ciertos tipos de infecciones

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