All Entries by Sharon Parmet

Elderly woman

October 16, 2018

For-profit nursing home residents more likely to be diagnosed with neglect issues

Older adults who are cared for at home have fewest signs of neglect

Lawrence A. Tabak

October 4, 2018

NIH deputy director addresses ways to combat opioid crisis

NIH research initiative aims to combat public health crisis of opioid misuse

African girl smiling

October 4, 2018

Reducing HIV, other STIs among young black women in South Africa

Strengthening mother/daughter relationships at core of prevention program

close-up of the iris of an eye
Lawrence Tabak

September 25, 2018

NIH official to address US opioid misuse, initiative to combat epidemic

NIH HEAL Initiative will tackle public health crisis

chilld; crying

September 19, 2018

Panelists focus on psychosocial impact of deportation, detention on migrants

Panelists include migrants, researchers, advocates

aging faces

September 17, 2018

Shifting focus from life extension to ‘healthspan’ extension

Disparities in longevity should be addressed

September 17, 2018

UIC celebrates second annual Healthcare Simulation Week

Simulation for teaching and research

Elena Boselli, Zhishen Wu, Ian Papautsky

September 13, 2018

Point-of-care sensors to detect manganese from single drop of blood

Faster detection can speed research, treatment

heart ultrasounds

September 12, 2018

Program will educate, empower ER visitors with uncontrolled high blood pressure

UIC researchers shedding light on the ‘silent killer’

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