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Loyola First Center in Illinois to Receive Physical Therapy Accreditation in Women's Health

Loyola University Medical Center is the first center in Illinois to be accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association as a post-professional residency program for physical therapists in women’s health. Loyola is one of nine centers...
26-May-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Loyola Doctor is Team Physician for U.S. Women's Soccer Team in Nordic Tournament


Loyola Medicine sports medicine physician Nathaniel Jones, MD, will serve as team physician for U.S. Soccer’s under-23 women’s team in the four-nation Nordic Tournament June 2-7 in Shropshire, England.
25-May-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Loyola Receives Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for Eighth Year in a Row

For the eighth year in a row, Loyola University Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With the Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award.
23-May-2016 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Pediatric Patient Fighting Rare Brain Tumor Named “Hero” of Loyola Health, Hope and Heroes 5K Run/Walk 

Mariana was brought to Loyola Medical Center to treat a rare brain tumor at the young age of five. Her treatment process was extensive, including surgery, radiation and intense chemotherapy. Throughout it all, Mariana kept an optimistic attitude.
20-May-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

In Obese Prostate Cancer Patients, Robotic Surgery Reduces Risk of Blood Loss and Prolonged Hospital Stays

In obese prostate cancer patients, robotic-assisted surgery to remove the prostate reduces the risk of blood loss and prolonged hospital stays, a Loyola Medicine study has found.
20-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Combining Radiation with Immunotherapy Showing Promise Against Melanoma

Combining radiation treatments with a new generation of immunotherapies is showing promise as a one-two-punch against melanoma, Loyola Medicine researchers report in a review article in the Journal of Radiation Oncology.
19-May-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Running Coach Dodges Skin Cancer Thanks to Early Diagnosis

As a marathon runner, a healthy lifestyle is a way of life for Ross Forman. So Forman was shocked when a free Loyola Medicine screening at a local race revealed he had early skin cancer. The running coach for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's...
18-May-2016 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Leading Experts Meeting to Discuss Cancer Immunotherapy

Leading experts on cancer immunotherapy from around the country will gather May 19 for Loyola University Chicago’s 5th Annual Translational Science Symposium.
18-May-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Ask a Loyola Burn Surgeon if the Burn/Severe Cold Scenes in the Revenant, Chicago Med and Chicago Fire Are True


1-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST

Loyola Chicago Infectious Disease Expert Talks Zika Virus


20-Jan-2016 1:05 PM EST

Do You Know Your HIV Status?


Loyola offers HIV testing to all ED patients. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), of the 1.2 million Americans living with AIDS, one in eight do not know they are infected. To raise awareness for the importance of this...
1-Dec-2015 10:05 AM EST

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

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