All Entries by Sharon Parmet

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Smokestacks

November 15, 2017

Disparities in exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals may drive higher diabetes rates in minorities

Doctors should counsel patients on environmental toxins

Graziano Pinna; experts guide

November 10, 2017

Both obese and anorexic women have low levels of ‘feel good’ neurosteroid

An under-recognized contributor to mood disorders

Helen Lee

November 8, 2017

Why do some kids die under dental anesthesia?

Better reporting, more research needed

Nancy Freitag

November 7, 2017

University Scholar Nancy Freitag

Honoring faculty members for superior research, teaching

John Davis

November 7, 2017

Psychiatrist wins prize for schizophrenia research

UIC College of Medicine faculty member John Davis wins Lieber Prize

alcohol

November 6, 2017

Higher estrogen levels linked to increased alcohol sensitivity in brain’s ‘reward center’

Findings may play a role in development of addiction in women

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woman using laptop

October 23, 2017

Bloated browser functionality presents unnecessary security, privacy risks

Blocking most browser features doesn’t harm websites

sonographer giving an ultrasound to a pregnant woman

October 16, 2017

Skimping on sleep may contribute to gestational diabetes

Less sleep, higher blood sugar levels

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