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Can Menstrual Cups Help Prevent Vaginal Infections?

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago will conduct a study to determine how the use of menstrual cups helps prevent vaginal infections and sexually transmitted infections.“One of the most common vaginal infections, bacterial...
20-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

A New Class of Drug to Treat Herpes Simplex Virus Infection

For patients with the herpes simplex-1 virus (HSV-1), there are just a handful of drugs available to treat the painful condition that can affect the eyes, mouth and genitals.If patients develop resistance to these drugs, there are even fewer choices...
14-Feb-2018 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites


Black History Month at UIC

The theme for UIC’s Black History Month 2018 is “Blacknificent” and features a keynote conversation with actress Yara Shahidi.
14-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


What Is a ‘Normal’ Blood Pressure Response During Exercise Testing?

New data from the University of Illinois at Chicago suggest that the guidelines used to evaluate an individual’s peak blood pressure response during cardiopulmonary exercise testing, which were last updated in 1996 and help doctors screen for...
13-Feb-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Childhood Cancer Survivors, Hospital Host Fundraiser for Research

The Children’s Hospital University of Illinois will host an annual head-shaving event to raise money for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation.
13-Feb-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Cure Violence Rises to No. 10 Spot on List of Top Global NGOs

Cure Violence is ranked 10th in NGO Advisor’s 2018 report of the Top 500 NGOs in the world, one of the definitive international rankings of non-governmental organizations. Cure Violence has been among the top 20 NGOs for five consecutive years and...
9-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


New Compound May Stop Bacteria From Causing Sickness

A study published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry is the first to describe a signaling pathway that affects communication — a process called quorum sensing — between Streptococcus bacteria cells.
6-Feb-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


UIC Library Leader Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Mary Case, who was co-chair of the UIC Obama Presidential Library Steering Committee, recognized.
5-Feb-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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