In case you missed it, Science Life has a new home at The Forefront, a science, health and wellness news and information website for the University of Chicago Medicine, the Biological Sciences Division and the Pritzker School of Medicine.
Be sure to visit the Forefront’s dedicated research and discoveries channel to read about our basic science and biomedical discoveries. We will be launching a newsletter to bring you the latest updates soon, but in the meantime here’s what you may have missed this week:
Research from the University of Chicago Medicine shows that pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) admissions for opioid overdoses doubled between 2004 and 2015 and that children are becoming “second victims.”
Researchers have developed a way to use light-sensitive nanowires made of microscopic snippets of silicon and gold to control the activity of neurons.
Other articles on health, wellness and patient care
- University of Chicago Medicine Increases Community Benefit to $425.2 Million in Fiscal 2016
- Comer Children’s receives Baby-Friendly USA recognition for offering optimal care to breastfeeding mothers
- Pediatric cancer specialist Tara Henderson, MD, MPH, selected for 2018 class of Presidential Leadership Scholars
- In Sync: The importance of the doctor-patient relationship