November 5, 2012Kids Consume More Soda and Calories When Eating Out
Children and adolescents consume more calories and soda and have poorer nutrient-intake on days they eat at either fast-food or full-service restaurants, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
October 1, 2012$4M Grant to Study Impact of Policy, Environment on Kids’ Health
UIC’s ImpacTeen project to study influences on youth nutrition, physical activity
August 31, 2012First Simultaneous Robotic Kidney Transplant, Sleeve Gastrectomy Performed
A 35-year-old Chicago woman is the first patient in the world to have a combined procedure that offers new hope for obese kidney patients.
April 4, 2012Chicago Man Receives Robotic Kidney Transplant After 17 Years
Robotic surgery permitted surgeons at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System to transplant a kidney into a morbidly obese Chicago man — who had survived 17 years on dialysis waiting for the procedure.