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January 5, 2021

What is surgical smoke and what can be done about it?

Researchers call attention to the importance of mitigating smoke generated by surgical tools in operating rooms

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December 28, 2020

Sweetened beverage sales bounced back quickly after Cook County tax repealed

Study is published in JAMA Network Open.

December 17, 2020

Study in mice shows genes may be altered through drug repurposing

Research shows normal genes may be enhanced to make up for non-functional copy genes.

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December 8, 2020

UIC opens second COVID-19 vaccine trial

Study to test vaccine candidate developed by Janssen

December 7, 2020

Drug for rare disorder shows promise for treating herpes viruses

Drug also reduces side effects of common herpes treatment

December 7, 2020

Researchers use genomics to identify diabetic retinopathy factors

UIC researchers identify new approach that can be used as a template to study other diseases.

Chicago neighborhood scene

December 3, 2020

Chicago neighborhoods with barriers to social distancing had higher COVID-19 death rates

Neighborhood characteristics include low internet access, health insurance

November 24, 2020

Study shows protective role sex steroids play in COVID-19

Female reproductive steroids may protect against COVID-19 symptoms.

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November 18, 2020

UIC launches three COVID-19 clinical trials for blood clot prevention

Researchers help design, implement all three national NIH studies

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November 17, 2020

Research aims to expand smoking cessation in underserved populations

Researchers aim to show smoking cessation interventions through patient portals can be effective.

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