How to Participate in Clinical Trials

How to Participate in Clinical Trials

All his life, Steve Sultanoff, 66, had high cholesterol, a problem that runs in his family. When he was younger…

Hope for  Huntington’s  Disease?

Hope for Huntington’s Disease?

A progressive and fatal neurological disease, Huntington’s disease affects the entire brain. It’s “a constellation of three types of issues:…

All of Us Research Aims to Reflect a Diverse Population

All of Us Research Aims to Reflect a Diverse Population

When Ambien was introduced to the market, the standard dose was a godsend for those needing a sleeping aid —…

The Future of Rehab: RIC’s Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

The Future of Rehab: RIC’s Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

When the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago looks to the future, it sets its sights high. In this case, high is…

Shoot for the Moon

Shoot for the Moon

Cancer initiative spurs research—and already advancements are happening In the 1960s, America channeled its scientific and engineering efforts into putting…

High Frequency: The Connection Between Everyday Noise and Long-Term Hearing Loss

High Frequency: The Connection Between Everyday Noise and Long-Term Hearing Loss

We’ve known for a long time that excessively loud noise can damage the human ear. During the 19th century, workers…

Funding the Cancer War

Funding the Cancer War

Despite the money spent on fighting the disease, we’re still searching for the cure to win by Alex Lubischer Bad…

The Environmental Link to Autism and Intellectual Disability

The Environmental Link to Autism and Intellectual Disability

By Tom Mullaney In the largest environmental study of its kind, scientists from the University of Chicago have found a…

Being Cared For

Being Cared For

Above photo: Daniel Johnson, MD, Comer Children’s Hospital at The University of Chicago Medicine Chicago boasts several nationally leading pediatric…

Not In Vain

Plastic surgery exists for those who don’t want the attention By Megy Karydes Not everyone who seeks out plastic surgery…

Using Your Head

Using Your Head

Mayo Clinic finding a way to diagnose concussions with more certainty By Riley Andersen At the Mayo Clinic in Arizona,…

The Pap Education

Are women demanding unnecessary tests? By Megy Karydes A cancer that starts the day after a negative Papanicolaou (Pap) test,…

Divided Attention

Divided Attention

Kids with ADHD can become adults with ADHD and other problems By Nancy Maes A new study by researchers at…

Vitamin D Deficiency: How Common Is It?

Vitamin D Deficiency: How Common Is It?

By Karen Schwartz These dark and dreary winter months have many Chicagoans longing for warmer climates. But hot rays and…

New Study by Chicago Doctor May Help With Complicated Pregnancies

New Study by Chicago Doctor May Help With Complicated Pregnancies

By Lauren Robb A new study, conducted by researchers at the University of Oklahoma, found that women whose water had…

Surprising Breast Cancer Research

Intriguing findings from this year’s breast cancer studies By Morgan Lord Researchers have been hard at work all year long,…

McShane: Agent of Change

New specialist at University of Chicago Medicine works to clear things up on lesser-known disease By Tom Mullaney Dr. Pamela…

Researchers Develop New Potential Solutions to Concussions

Researchers Develop New Potential Solutions to Concussions

A group of researchers has developed the first potential solution to reducing sports-related concussions that doesn’t involve helmets—a simple collar…