Quantcast
Last updated on April 24, 2014 at 10:22 EDT

Latest Illinois Stories

2014-04-18 13:37:12

One of the most popular vaccine brands for children may not be the most cost-effective choice. And doctors may be overlooking some cost factors when choosing vaccines, driving the market toward what is actually a more expensive option, according to a new study by University of Illinois researchers. “The choice of vaccines to administer can be driven by numerous factors,” says Sheldon H. Jacobson, a co-author of the study and a professor of computer science and of mathematics at the U....

2014-04-18 12:38:12

A drug under clinical trials to treat tuberculosis could be the basis for a class of broad-spectrum drugs that act against various bacteria, fungal infections and parasites, yet evade resistance, according to a study by University of Illinois chemists and collaborators. Led by U. of I. chemistry professor Eric Oldfield, the team determined the different ways the drug SQ109 attacks the tuberculosis bacterium, how the drug can be tweaked to target other pathogens from yeast to malaria –...

2014-04-17 12:20:57

Gogo Now has Feet on the Street Coverage Around the World ITASCA, Ill., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading aircraft communications service provider to the global aviation industry, announces today that it has expanded its global sales team, which now includes more than 20 sales and support staff with physical presence in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Spain, Israel, Singapore and Japan. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110715/CG34837LOGO "We...

2014-04-17 08:23:34

Grants target Central and Southern Illinois communities hardest hit by last November's tornadoes CHICAGO, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Illinois Tornado Relief Effort campaign, in partnership with WGN Radio, Chicago Tribune, WGN-TV and the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, has raised more than $880,000, from nearly 7,200 generous donors. With matching funds from the McCormick Foundation and all expenses covered by the partners and the Foundation, over $1.1 million has...

2014-04-16 23:03:43

The Firm is actively investigating testosterone lawsuits on behalf of men who allegedly suffered heart attacks, strokes, pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis or another cardiovascular injury after taking AndroGel or another “Low T” medication. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 A federal Panel has set a date next month to hear oral arguments on whether to transfer all pending and future AndroGel lawsuit (http://www.testosteronelawsuit2014.com/) filings to the U.S. District Court,...

2014-04-16 20:22:00

New program tailors cardiovascular care to maximize safety and performance CHICAGO, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northwestern Medicine® recently launched a new sports cardiology program, matching specialists with athletes to evaluate and treat cardiovascular conditions with the goal of helping patients of varying abilities stay in the game. Designed for athletes at all levels, from those looking to compete with a known heart ailment to hard-charging weekend warriors who want to...

2014-04-16 12:31:30

NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas Pharma US, Inc. ("Astellas"), a U.S. subsidiary of Tokyo-based Astellas Pharma Inc. (Tokyo: 4503), announced today that it has reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice to resolve civil claims regarding the marketing of MYCAMINE(®) (micafungin sodium) for injection. Under the agreement, Astellas will pay $7.3 million to the settling parties. The Department of Justice had investigated Astellas for alleged off-label...

2014-04-16 12:30:14

Northwestern Medicine educates patients about the importance of advance directives CHICAGO, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While no one wants to think about the possibility that one day their health, or a loved one's, might be compromised and prevent them from making their own health care decisions, it becomes an unfortunate reality for many Americans every day. Today, April 16, is National Healthcare Decisions Day, which is dedicated to raising awareness about the...

2014-04-16 12:13:16

Scientists have solved a decades-old medical mystery – and in the process have found a potentially less toxic way to fight invasive fungal infections, which kill about 1.5 million people a year. The researchers say they now understand the mechanism of action of amphotericin, an antifungal drug that has been in use for more than 50 years – even though it is nearly as toxic to human cells as it is to the microbes it attacks. A report of the new findings appears in Nature Chemical...

2014-04-16 08:30:41

Catamaran reports lower overall trend, record-setting generic dispensing rate and greater cost controls SCHAUMBURG, IL, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Catamaran Corp. (NASDAQ: CTRX) (TSX: CCT), a leading provider of pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services and technology, released its 2014 Informed Trends(TM) report this morning. The report reveals a decrease in overall drug trend, from 2.6 percent (2012) to 2.4 percent (2013), a record-setting generic dispensing rate of 83.6...


Latest Illinois Reference Libraries

2012-06-14 08:19:21

Symbol: TRAUI Group: Dicot Family: Caprifoliaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   TRIL Triosteum illinoense (Wiegand) Rydb.   TRPEI Triosteum perfoliatum L. var. illinoense Wiegand Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AR, IL, IN, KS, KY, MO, NE, OK, PA, WI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom  ...

2012-06-15 02:54:34

Symbol: OXIL Group: Dicot Family: Oxalidaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:IL, IN Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-15 05:47:03

Symbol: LERA Group: Dicot Family: Cistaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:DC, DE, GA, IN, KY, LA, MO, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, TN, VA, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division  ...

2012-06-18 04:10:53

Symbol: CYGR11 Group: Monocot Family: Cyperaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:IL, LA, MO, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

More Articles (4 articles) »