All Research Briefs

June 21, 2023

A guide to treating premenstrual dysphoric disorder

UIC researchers write a primer for practitioners for a treatment that can help people affected by the mood disorder.

June 15, 2023

Online harassment of physicians, scientists soared during pandemic

A new survey finds that two-thirds of physicians and scientists experienced harassment on social media, often over COVID-related topics.

Rows of candy bars in a supermarket checkout lane.

June 12, 2023

Junk foods dominate grocery checkout aisles, study finds

Research finds that 70% of checkout lane items were candy, snacks and soda, while healthy options were scarce.

Dr. Susan Buchanan

June 8, 2023

No, breathing wildfire smoke is not like smoking cigarettes

UIC’s Susan Buchanan comments on the dangers of low air quality from wildfire smoke.

Treadmills in use at SRF

June 2, 2023

AHA highlights physical activity to close cardiovascular health gap

A report co-authored by UIC’s Eduardo Bustamante recommends promoting physical activity to address health inequities.

June 1, 2023

UIC scientists contribute to first X-ray of single atom

A multi-institutional team set a new standard for X-rays on the microscopic level, characterizing a single atom for the first time.

May 30, 2023

National study of long COVID-19 defines illness

The RECOVER initiative, which includes an Illinois arm led by UIC physicians, studies symptoms of “a syndrome of syndromes.”

Kristina A. Varady

May 26, 2023

Intermittent fasting is not detrimental to fertility

UIC’s Krista Varady talks to Outside magazine about her research on fasting and its effect on reproductive hormones.

May 23, 2023

Size, ubiquity of U.S. home value gap

A report led by UIC’s Junia Howell calculates home appraisal disparities between white and minority neighborhoods.

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