Millions of Americans are affected by varicose veins, which can be uncomfortable and even incredibly painful. The common condition can be treated with same-day, minimally invasive procedures that don’t require general anesthesia or a trip to the OR.
A new study, led by researchers at the University of Chicago, provides an answer to why cancer cells consume and use nutrients differently than their healthy counterparts and how that difference contributes to their survival and growth.
Two University of Chicago faculty members, Vineet Arora, MD, MAPP, and Ernst Lengyel, MD, PhD, have been elected to membership in the National Academy of Medicine.
Research shows reintroducing soy into a child’s diet first was a promising treatment strategy for children who have both celiac disease and an associated allergic inflammatory disorder called eosinophilic esophagitis.
While it’s difficult to recognize seizures in infants, early detection is important. UChicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital neurologist Dr. Douglas Nordli, Jr. explains this crucial time in development.
A study calls into question whether common, pr-surgical screening questions actually give physicians an accurate assessment of patients’ fitness levels.
Eighty-four University of Chicago Medicine physicians were acknowledged for being at the forefront of cancer care by being named to Chicago magazine’s 2019 list of top cancer doctors – the most of any Chicago-area health system.
Exposure to violence can negatively impact a person’s physical and psychosocial health, according to two new studies published in the policy journal Health Affairs.
Anna Volerman, MD, assistant professor of medicine and pediatrics at the University of Chicago Medicine, has been selected to participate in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Clinical Scholars leadership program.
More HIV testing will be available in the Chicago area, thanks to a five-year, $4.5 million federal public health grant recently awarded to the University of Chicago Medicine.