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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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...
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11-Feb-2014 10:00 AM EST
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