Science Life is a guide to the changing world of biomedicine, as seen from our home at the University of Chicago Medicine. We’re interested in clinical and theoretical advances – from new kinds of cancer treatments to new ideas about how life evolved. Patients can visit this blog to ask questions or offer their own insights into diseases and therapies. Doctors and scholars can trade ideas about the latest studies or controversies. And anyone curious about the life sciences can join us in figuring out what this fascinating field means for our everyday lives.
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The current Ebola outbreak, the largest ever for this virus, is far from under control. We asked infectious disease specialist Emily Landon, MD, hospital epidemiologist, to help us determine the appropriate level of anxiety.
We spoke to sports medicine specialist Ryan Hudson, MD, recently about the most common injuries facing runners preparing for a marathon, how to prevent them, and how to tell if it’s something serious, or something you can push through for the big race.
It's Smoking Cessation Awareness Week, and for the next few days the city and its partners, which include the University of Chicago Medicine, are encouraging smokers to talk to their healthcare providers about help with quitting for -- something that greatly increases the chances that a smoker will be able to quit for good.
The team from our ALS clinic challenges their friends from UIC to do the same.
This week’s rundown of recent research publications of note from University of Chicago scientists and physicians.
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