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The Myth About L-Trypophan in Turkey

Turkey itself doesn’t make you sleepy after a Thanksgiving meal. What makes you sleepy is eating very large quantities of turkey, stuffing, potatoes and pie. Turkey does contain tryptophan, but so do yogurt, eggs, fish, cheese and other meats.
24-Nov-2015 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Traditional Eye Exams Using Lighted, Hand-Held Instruments Now Done Infrequently, Study Finds

An eye exam called that direct funduscopy, which can detect eye problems and neurological conditions, is being performed infrequently, a Loyola study has found. In not performing direct funduscopy, valuable clinical information may be missed,...
20-Nov-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Loyola University Chicago Professor Katherine L. Knight, PhD, Receives Prestigious Marion Spencer Fay Award


Loyola University Chicago Professor Katherine L. Knight, PhD, one of the nation's leading immune system researchers, has received the prestigious 2015 Marion Spencer Fay Award.
19-Nov-2015 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Loyola University Chicago Public Health Program Accredited by Council on Education for Public Health

Loyola University Chicago’s Public Health Program has received a five-year accreditation from the Council on Education for Public Health.
18-Nov-2015 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine Professors Analyze Ethical Issues with Social Media in Health Care

Social media has become engrained into almost every area of our life, but should you really be Facebook friends with your doctor?
18-Nov-2015 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Loyola Burn Surgeon Gives Safety Tips for the Busy Cooking Holiday

More than 4,000 fires occur annually on Thanksgiving Day as celebrants deep-fry or roast turkeys, boil potatoes, bake pies and more. The autumn holiday brings double the number of home cooking fires than an average day, according to the U.S. Fire...
16-Nov-2015 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Loyola, Notre Dame Researchers Report Progress in Joint Cancer Research Projects

Promising new approaches to treating cancer were reported during a recent meeting of researchers from Loyola University Chicago and the University of Notre Dame.
11-Nov-2015 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

“Post Hospital Syndrome” Found to Be a Risk Factor for Elective Surgery

A condition known as “post hospital syndrome” (PHS) is a significant risk factor for patients who undergo elective outpatient surgery, a Loyola study has found.
5-Nov-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Ten Secrets to a Long and Happy Marriage

Based on what he has learned during 35 years in the field, Loyola University Health System psychologist Michael Hakimi, PsyD, offers 10 tips for achieving a successful marriage.
8-Sep-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Contagion in the Herd: How One Person Can Set Off a Measles Outbreak


Measles are becoming more commonplace, due to lack of vaccination, says Jorge Parada, MD, medical director of infectious disease at Loyola University Health System.
2-Feb-2015 2:20 PM EST

Endocrinologist Recommends Weighing Risks, Benefits of Testosterone Treatment

U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisers will make a recommendation today on testosterone-replacement therapy for men and the potential risk of heart attacks associated with its use. Loyola University Health System (LUHS) endocrinologist Norma...
17-Sep-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Dentist Appointment “Do’s and Don’t’s” For Best Results


Many dread a trip to the dentist but there are important things you need to do, and not do, in advance to have a successful visit. Communicating with your dentist before the visit is often critical. “If you have experienced a serious health...
16-May-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Resurgence of Measles in U.S. Brings Pain and Suffering to Children

According to the Centers for Disease Control the U.S. is seeing the largest outbreak of measles in decades. In 2000, the disease was considered eliminated from the country thanks to vaccines, but a combination of frequent international travel and a...
6-May-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Loyola Expert to Comment on Central Illinois Measles Outbreak

11-Apr-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Loyola Sports Medicine Experts Available to Comment on Injuries During Olympic Games

11-Feb-2014 10:00 AM EST

Heroin Use on the Rise, Loyola Toxicologist Says

In the wake of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death, Loyola University Health System toxicologist Christina Hantsch, MD, FACEP, FACMT, is available to talk about the rise she has seen in heroin overdoses in recent years.
6-Feb-2014 12:00 PM EST

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