January 29, 2013Treating mothers with ADHD may help children
Treating mothers who have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder — with medication or parent training — may help children at risk for ADHD.
January 28, 2013Islet transplant may slow atherosclerosis
Researcher Kirstie Danielson found positive results after Islet transplantation for type 1 diabetes.
January 22, 2013Healthy choices for kids
Jamie Chriqui fights against childhood obesity and for healthy food choices in schools. “I can see the results of our work everywhere I turn,” she says.
January 22, 2013Improper prescription drug use costs health care system $100B
Patients who fail to follow their prescribed treatments cost the U.S. health care system an estimated $100 billion annually.
January 22, 2013Domestic workers face low pay, hazardous conditions
Nearly half of domestic workers earn wages too low to support a family, and nearly a quarter earn less than minimum wage, according to a new report.
January 22, 2013Cholesterol plays key role in cell function, researchers find
Cholesterol’s role in heart disease has given it a bad reputation — but in fact, it may be important to cell function.
January 22, 2013Police corruption due to ‘blue code of silence’
Police corruption in Chicago survives due to indifference from internal and external leadership, says a report by UIC researchers.
January 17, 2013Report details police corruption in Chicago
Chicago police corruption is enabled by a “blue code of silence,” researchers say.
January 17, 2013New book documents Latina girls, sexuality
A UIC sociologist studies young Latinas’ sexual experiences and how they learn about “safe” sex.
January 15, 2013Study highlights disparity in workers’ compensation
White construction workers are awarded higher workers’ compensation settlements in Illinois than Hispanic or black construction workers School of Public Health researchers found.