All Entries by Emily Stone

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

Human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived heart cells

July 20, 2023

Powerhouse proteins protect heart cells from chemotherapy damage 

UIC researchers’ discovery suggests new clinical possibilities

Students playing trumpets

July 19, 2023

A new way to study musical synchronization

The study of synchronization in music has largely focused on pairs of musicians. UIC researchers propose a better approach

Chicago River photo

July 17, 2023

A novel plan to recycle Chicago’s wastewater could prevent a future water crisis  

Recycling wastewater could offer a solution for communities west of Chicago running low on drinking water

Kristina A. Varady

June 29, 2023

Water fasts can help you lose weight, but you might gain it back quickly 

Water fasts, where people consume nothing but water, may not be a long-term weight loss strategy

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