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​UChicago Medicine Kovler Diabetes Center names two associate directors

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The University of Chicago Medicine Kovler Diabetes Center has named Celeste Thomas, MD, and Siri Greeley, MD, PhD, associate directors to support adult and pediatric diabetes care.
12-Dec-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Personalized Blood Sugar Goals Can Save Diabetes Patients Thousands

A cost analysis by researchers at the University of Chicago Medicine shows treatment plans that set individualized blood sugar goals for diabetes patients, tailored to their age and health history, can save $13,546 in health care costs over their...
4-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

For Women with Genetic Risk, Bi-Annual MRI Beats Mammograms

Intensive surveillance including a dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (DCE-MRI) exam every six months was far more effective in detecting breast cancer in younger women with a high-risk genetic profile than an annual mammogram....
8-Dec-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Ceremony for New Adult ED Marks Milestone for UChicago Medicine

The University of Chicago Medicine celebrated the completion of what will be the city’s newest and most advanced adult emergency department when the $39 million facility opens to patients in late December. The bigger facility not only increases...
6-Dec-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Men with HPV Are 20 Times More Likely to Be Reinfected After One Year

An analysis of HPV in men shows that infection with one type strongly increased the risk of reinfection of the same type. The study highlights the importance of vaccination for preventing the spread of HPV in young men before they become sexually...
4-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

NIH-Funded Pilot App Aims to Reduce Teen Pregnancy Risks

Researchers partner to develop an app that aims to lengthen inter-pregnancy intervals in teens and young women.
1-Dec-2017 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Amputees Can Learn to Control a Robotic Arm with Their Minds

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A new study by neuroscientists at the University of Chicago shows how amputees can learn to control a robotic arm through electrodes implanted in the brain.
27-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study Shows Codeine Prescribed to Children Despite FDA Warning Against It

A new study shows as many as one in 20 children were still receiving codeine to treat pain after tonsil and adenoid surgery, two years after federal regulators warned doctors that prescribing the opioid to kids after the routine surgeries could be...
16-Nov-2017 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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