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Two women stand in front of bushes and a red brick building.

December 14, 2023

Menstrual cycles affect day-to-day suicide risk, UIC researchers find

Patients with a history of suicidality experience increased risk in the days surrounding menstruation

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November 28, 2023

Growing microtumors in a dish helps rapidly identify genes that drive tumor growth

The method identified promising targets for precision oncology in two types of cancer

November 28, 2023

Bidding adieu to sticky ice, but with a grain of salt

Experiments find that impure ice is less sticky than ice made with pure water

November 27, 2023

Why does puberty trigger us to stop growing? 

Research on fruit flies has implications for this poorly understood process in humans

Jeffrey Loeb; experts guide

November 6, 2023

NIH grant expands UIC brain bank into citywide effort to study epilepsy, brain cancer 

$5 million grant expands UIC’s network of brain tissue research to 4 new Chicago sites.

November 3, 2023

Media Advisory: CDC director to visit UI Health

Dr. Mandy K. Cohen to urge Chicagoans to get the latest COVID-19, flu and RSV vaccines

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November 2, 2023

Can acupuncture alleviate certain kinds of chest pain?

NIH study to look at acupuncture as treatment for stable angina

Kristina A. Varady

October 27, 2023

Intermittent fasting is safe, effective for those with Type 2 diabetes 

More weight lost among people who fasted, compared to calorie restriction

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October 18, 2023

UIC, Mile Square join national trial of blood test for multi-cancer screening

Researchers will study a new test that screens for 50 types of cancer

Sam Wainwright sitting in an office desk at UI Health's Outpatient Care Center.

October 4, 2023

Should fathers be screened for postpartum depression? 

Pilot study shows 30% of dads screened had postpartum depression