February 19, 2013New Alzheimer’s test may identify those at risk
New method quantifies toxic molecule in human brain tissue and special lab mice.
February 19, 2013THURSDAY: Shave heads to fight kids’ cancer
The annual head-shaving raises critical funds for childhood cancer research.
February 18, 2013New school health center opens in Brighton Park
Federally qualified center will help children, families in medically underserved neighborhood
February 12, 2013Focus on the heart
By seventh grade, E. Douglas Lewandowski knew he wanted to be either a scientist, a point guard or a center fielder. Science won.
February 12, 2013Tales of dead cells
Dead men tell no tales, the saying goes. But David Ucker has found that dead cells tell many tales.
February 5, 2013$3M gift funds cell research in Rockford
Tissue regeneration research could lead to cures for spine injuries, degenerative diseases
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.
December 18, 2012Procedures to delay childbearing costly
Freezing eggs or ovarian tissue to delay childbearing for social reasons may prove too costly for society, a UIC analysis says.
December 12, 2012Not for the prosecution
“It should be as fast as flying.”