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August 1, 2012ALS Patient Receives Device to Aid Breathing Without Ventilator
The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System is one of only a dozen hospitals nationwide to implant in ALS patients a device shown to help them live longer without a mechanical ventilator. A 41-year-old Chicago woman had the surgery on July 27.
July 31, 2012SATURDAY: Children’s Hospital Hosts Free Back-to-School Health Fair
Children’s Hospital University of Illinois will host a free back-to-school health fair offering school physicals, vision screenings and health counseling.
July 24, 2012Is Ovarian Cancer Linked to Ovulation?
Could ovulation be the link to ovarian cancer? A researcher at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy hopes to see if ovulation increases a signaling pathway that transforms cells of the ovary or the Fallopian tubes into ovarian cancer.
July 19, 2012U of I Board Seats Student Trustees
Kenneth Thomas, UIC Honors College senior majoring in political science, was among three students seated to serve on the University of Illinois Board of Trustees for 2012-13 at a ceremony Thursday at the board’s July meeting in Chicago.
July 19, 2012Lift and Shift: Shoe Insole Helps Stroke Patients Relearn Balance
A simple shoe insole can help stroke patients learn to rebalance their body weight and avoid dangerous falls.
July 19, 2012UIC Doctoral Student To Study South African Xhosa
Jochen Arndt, University of Illinois at Chicago doctoral student in history, has been awarded the International Dissertation Research Fellowship from the Social Science Research Council to study the South African Xhosa ethnic identity.
July 19, 2012UI Hospital Named to ‘Most Wired’ List
The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System has been named among the top “Most Wired Hospitals” for the sixth year by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.
July 16, 2012New Tool Helps Decide Best Drugs to Place on Formulary Lists
A new tool to guide decisions about safe and effective medication use has been developed at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy.
July 12, 2012Noted Leukemia Clinician, Researcher Named UI Cancer Center Director
Dr. Howard Ozer, a renowned cancer clinician and researcher, has been named director of the University of Illinois Cancer Center.
July 11, 2012Chicago Employers Seek to Hire Vets, Spouses Thursday at UIC
The University of Illinois at Chicago and the 100,000 Jobs Mission host a major hiring event for U.S. military veterans, transitioning servicemembers, and military spouses.