An inflammatory protein, Tommy John surgery, butterflies and more in this week’s LabBook, our weekly roundup of University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences research news from our blogs, around campus and the internet.
A supercomputer housed at Argonne National Laboratory is built for speed, analyzing 240 full genomes in about two days.
For the first time, the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association have issued guidelines for preventing stroke in women.
Swine flu, robotic surgery, explosive tempers and more in this week’s LabBook.
We speak to cardiac surgeon Husam Balkhy about the future of robotic surgery.
A new device can detect dangerously abnormal heart rhythms and deliver shocks to restore a normal heartbeat without relying on wires that connect to the heart.
A study by Dr. Mardi Gomberg-Maitland found that pulmonary hypertension is often misdiagnosed.
Donald Rowley, MD, a pioneer in discovering how the immune system functions and the inventor of the gel electrode, a crucial tool that monitors cardiac activity, died at his home early Sunday, Feb. 24, after a long battle with congestive heart failure. He was 90 years old.
Welcome to LabBook, our weekly roundup of University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences research news from around campus and the world wide web. Each Friday, LabBook will recap the week on the blog, link to news stories about our faculty and studies, and briefly summarize a handful of recent publications by our researchers. THIS […]
“Time is muscle,” cardiologists say. When someone has a heart attack, they don’t have much time. The longer blood flow through a coronary artery is blocked, the more heart muscle dies, and delays can mean permanent heart damage or death. Patients having a severe heart attack need to get to a hospital, the right hospital, […]