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2010-10-12 18:43:42

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago are the first to use brain imaging to examine the effects of emotion on working memory function in children with pediatric bipolar disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

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2010-08-25 11:05:00

How do female whale sharks meet their perfect mates and go on to produce offspring?

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2010-07-28 09:30:30

Babies born between 34 weeks and 37 weeks gestation are much more likely to have respiratory illness compared to infants born at full term, and their risk of respiratory illness decreases with each additional week of gestation until 38 weeks, researchers report.

2010-07-26 11:45:44

The spread of cancer cells in the tongue may be reduced if a gene that regulates cancer cell migration can be controlled.

2010-07-20 14:04:25

Patients often receive inappropriate care when their doctors fail to take into account their individual circumstances.

2010-07-12 15:26:00

CHICAGO, July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago State University (CSU) Athletics Director Sudie Davis announces the hiring of Chicago native Tracy Dildy as the new head coach of the University's men's basketball team.

2010-06-16 17:55:00

WASHINGTON, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Hematology (ASH) announces the selection of 14 participants for its 2010 Minority Medical Student Award Program (MMSAP), which encourages minority medical students to purse an interest in hematology research.

2010-06-15 15:03:29

Free clinics across the U.S. provide care to about 1.8 million mostly uninsured patients annually and the majority of clinics receive no government support.

2010-06-11 13:18:53

Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago have discovered that an unexpected cellular response plays an important role in breaking down and inhibiting the formation of excess scar tissue in wound healing.

2010-05-20 10:27:43

Chicago and Montreal researchers studying the lowly lamprey eel have identified an overlooked nervous system pathway running parallel to known brainstem locomotor command circuitry in vertebrates such as birds, fishes and mammals.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.