All Entries by Sharon Parmet

beatboxer has his vocal chords filmed

December 26, 2013

Beatboxing poses little risk of injury to voice

Entire vocal tract used to produce distinctive sound, helps spare the pipes


December 20, 2013

UI Health leads trial to help kids with asthma

Research could benefit thousands of Chicago children

stethoscope on a computer streen

December 19, 2013

UI Health part of Chicago clinical data network

Consortium aims to improve health outcomes, reduce costs

Illustration of the flu virus interacting with a human respiratory tract

December 3, 2013

Common food additive may block deadly avian flu

Compound may stop virus from infecting healthy cells

illustration of a DNA double helix

December 3, 2013

Mutations of immune system found in breast cancer

Study focuses on genes involved in immunity

Scott Brady

December 3, 2013

UIC neuroscientist recognized by science society

Anatomy & cell biology head Scott Brady named AAAS Fellow

Maxim Frolov

November 25, 2013

Dysfunctional mitochondria may underlie resistance to radiation therapy

Clue to difference in patients’ response to cancer treatment

Oxygen tanks and cannula

November 19, 2013

Program offers education, support for pulmonary disease patients

Peer support encourages people with COPD to use prescribed oxygen

Man holding his infant daughter

November 19, 2013

UI Health to launch neighborhood health survey

Results will be used to help improve programs, services

November 18, 2013

Mutations of immune system found in breast cancers

Ability to cope with viruses, infection may play role in cancer

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