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US Presidents Outlive Peers, Despite Appearance Of Aging Faster
2011-12-07 06:41:44

Although many U.S. Presidents appear to show signs of accelerated aging during their time in office, they actually outlive their peers, according to a new analysis by a University of Illinois at Chicago sociologist.

2011-11-18 03:44:19

The removal of rare tumor cells circulating in the blood might be possible with the use of biomolecules bound to dendrimers, highly branched synthetic polymers, which could efficiently sift and capture the diseased cells.

Kids Consume Sugary Drinks Despite School Bans
2011-11-08 09:21:12

Researchers have released a survey that has concluded that bans on sugar-sweetened drinks in middle schools had very little impact on overall consumption of sugary drinks by children.

2011-11-04 10:32:10

Unusual features of the human placenta may be the underlying cause of postpartum hemorrhage, the leading cause of maternal deaths during childbirth.

2011-10-10 09:11:11

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago think so, and a biosensor they've created that measures membrane lipid levels may open up new pathways to disease treatment.

2011-06-17 17:00:00

Pressure Ulcers Account for $3.2 Billion Annually in Medical Error Costs CHICAGO, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by American College of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair: WHAT: "Patient Safety, Pressure Ulcers and Beyond: the Wound Care Clinician as Safety and Quality Champion." WHO: Timothy McDonald, MD, JD, Professor of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics, University of Illinois at Chicago; Chief Safety and Risk Officer for Health Affairs for the...

2011-05-26 20:49:39

Unlocking the mechanisms that cause neurodegenerative prion diseases may require a genetic key.

2011-04-20 04:00:00

CHICAGO, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 24, 2011, Marvin Klein (BA '53) was inducted into the Chicago Area Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame at its 26th Anniversary Gala Celebration. Mr.


Word of the Day
cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.