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How a Double Lung Transplant Saved the Life of a New Mom

Cystic fibrosis patient Fanny Vlahos was pregnant when she caught pneumonia and her lung function declined drastically. By the time her son was four months old, Mrs. Vlahos was tethered to an oxygen tank and too weak to pick him up. But a double...
22-Sep-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Leukemia Patient Meets Donor Who Saved His Life


Leukemia survivor Jeffrey Hoffman owes his life to a complete stranger who altruistically donated bone marrow cells for Mr. Hoffman's successful bone marrow transplant. "It was a very noble thing to do," Mr. Hoffman said. On September 10, 2017,...
14-Sep-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Loyola Psychiatrist Murali Rao, MD, Named Distinguished Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine

Loyola Medicine psychiatrist Murali Rao, MD, has received the prestigious designation as distinguished fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (DFASAM).
12-Sep-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Psychiatrist Explains How Psychiatric Disorders Progress -- and How They Can be Stopped

Loyola Medicine psychiatrist Angelos Halaris, MD, is co-editor of a major new publication examining how psychiatric disorders progress over time, and how this progression can be stopped.
12-Sep-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

First Pancreas Transplant Marks Another Milestone for Loyola Medicine's Transplant Program

Loyola Medicine's solid organ transplant program has reached another major milestone with the successful performance of its first pancreas transplant.
31-Aug-2017 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

West Cook YMCA and Loyola Medicine Partner on New Childhood Obesity Program

In September, the West Cook YMCA and Loyola Medicine will begin offering Healthy Weight and Your Child, the first pilot program in Illinois designed to empower children between the ages of 7-13, with the support from their families, to reach a...
29-Aug-2017 2:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Loyola Primary Care Physician Offers Tips to Help Children Suffering From Back-to-School Anxiety

Back-to-School Anxiety Tips from Loyola Medicine.
16-Aug-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Fire Chief Back to Full Duty After Spinal Fusion Surgery in His Neck

A neck condition called cervical myelopathy, which compresses the spinal cord, was severely limiting Kenneth Caudle's activity as both a firefighter and a family man. After a spinal fusion surgery in his neck, Mr. Caudle has returned to a full range...
9-Aug-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Loyola Ophthalmologist Warns of the Dangers of Improper Viewing of Rare Solar Eclipse

Loyola Retina Specialist Offers Advice to Keep Eyes Safe During the Solar Eclipse
9-Aug-2017 2:05 PM EDT

Newly Appointed Director of Cardiology at Loyola Medicine Can Discuss Can Discuss Angioplasties, Stents, Medications, Clinical Trials


18-May-2017 2:05 PM EDT

New PSA Guidelines "Absolutely Necessary and a Very Good Step Forward."

12-Apr-2017 1:30 PM EDT

Loyola Pediatric Infectious Disease Expert Available to Discuss Mumps Cases in Illinois Northwest Suburbs


6-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EST

Loyola Infectious Disease Experts Available To Talk About Flu And Why Nasal Flu Mist is not Recommended This Year

29-Sep-2016 5:05 PM EDT

Sports Medicine Expert Available to Discuss Olympics Injuries

1-Aug-2016 1:05 PM EDT

FDA Approves First Absorbable Cardiac Stent

5-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT

Health Tips for a Healthy Fourth of July

Fireworks. Parades. Outdoor sports. Barbecues. The Fourth of July holiday weekend is a time to celebrate with family and friends, not spend time in the emergency room. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, about 230 people go to...
1-Jul-2016 3:05 PM EDT

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