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Article ID: 696315

Floppy Eyelids May Be Sign of Sleep Apnea, Loyola Study Finds

Loyola University Health System

A Loyola Medicine study is providing further evidence that floppy eyelids may be a sign of sleep apnea. The study found that 53 percent of sleep apnea patients had upper eyelids that were lax and rubbery.

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19-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695572

Loyola Medicine Offering Free Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

Loyola University Health System

More than one million Americans are living with an undiagnosed silent killer called an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). On Saturday, June 9, Loyola Medicine will hold a free ultrasound screening for people at risk for AAAs.

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4-Jun-2018 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695544

Study Finds 2.6 Percent Mortality Rate Among Children Hospitalized for Stroke

Loyola University Health System

A major international study published in the journal Pediatrics has found that 2.6 percent of infants and children hospitalized for stroke die in the hospital.

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4-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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    3-Jun-2018 7:30 AM EDT

Article ID: 695398

Landmark Study Finds More Breast Cancer Patients Can Safely Forgo Chemotherapy

Loyola University Health System

A 21-gene test could enable most patients with the most common type of early breast cancer to safely forgo chemotherapy, according to a landmark study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Loyola Medicine oncologist Kathy Albain, MD, is among the main co-authors.

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31-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695265

Twelve Loyola Physicians Named Chicago Magazine Top Heart Doctors

Loyola University Health System

Twelve Loyola Medicine physicians have been named to Chicago magazine's "Top Cardiologists 2018." The list, which includes eight Loyola cardiologists and four Loyola heart surgeons, was compiled by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a healthcare research and information company.

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29-May-2018 5:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695123

Loyola Medicine Survey Finds 16 Percent of Burn Patients Test Positive for PTSD

Loyola University Health System

A Loyola Medicine survey has found that 15.8 percent of adult burn patients screened positive for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

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24-May-2018 4:20 PM EDT
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Article ID: 694954

Loyola Named to Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Care Center Network

Loyola University Health System

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation has added Loyola University Medical Center to its Care Center Network of centers with expertise in accurately diagnosing and treating patients with pulmonary fibrosis.

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22-May-2018 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 694939

Landmark Trial Testing Implantable Heart Defibrillators in Diabetes Patients

Loyola University Health System

Centers are enrolling patients in a landmark international trial to determine whether defibrillator devices can save lives when implanted in diabetic patients who have had prior heart attacks.

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22-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 694933

New Technology Could Increase Supply of Usable Donor Lungs

Loyola University Health System

An investigational technology called ex vivo lung perfusion (EVLP) potentially could increase the organ supply for lung transplants by providing a more informed evaluation of lungs that otherwise would be deemed ineligible for transplant

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22-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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    18-May-2018 3:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 694648

New Ultrasound Guidelines Reliably Identify Children Who Should be Biopsied for Thyroid Cancer

Loyola University Health System

A Loyola Medicine study has found that new ultrasound guidelines can reliably identify pediatric patients who should be biopsied for thyroid cancer. Thyroid cancer is a common cause of cancer in teenagers, and the incidence is increasing. The disease is five times more common in girls than boys.

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15-May-2018 6:00 PM EDT
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