New devices called stent retrievers are enabling physicians to stop strokes in their tracks. For the first time, new guidelines from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association recommend the treatment for certain stroke patients.
2-Jul-2015 11:05 AM EDT
Seven Loyola physicians and medical experts offer tips for eye protection, eating, water intake, allergies and other summer potential ailments.
1-Jul-2015 1:05 PM EDT
Loud noise hurts hearing. Health tips and warning signs from Candace Blank, audiologist at Loyola University Health System.
1-Jul-2015 1:05 PM EDT
Studies purporting to show that radiation from X-rays, CT scans and other medical imaging causes cancer have been widely reported. But such studies have serious flaws, including their reliance on an unproven statistical model, according to a recent...
30-Jun-2015 3:05 PM EDT
Unintentional injuries are the number one cause of death in children in the United States. Two thousand children die each day from preventable injuries. With the summer months come an increased number of injuries.
30-Jun-2015 2:05 PM EDT
Cancer and cancer therapies are frequently associated with sexual dysfunction, yet this condition often goes untreated, according to specialists at Loyola Medicine’s Sexual Wellness Clinic.
30-Jun-2015 12:05 PM EDT
Margaret Faut Callahan, CRNA, PhD, FNAP, FAAN, has been named provost of the Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Division. She will lead all academic initiatives in the Health Sciences Division, which includes the Stritch School of Medicine,...
29-Jun-2015 4:05 PM EDT
At least 14 deaths of endurance athletes have been attributed to exercise-associated hyponatremia, which results from drinking too much water. But there’s an easy way to prevent hyponatremia, according to new expert guidelines: Simply put, drink...
29-Jun-2015 2:05 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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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.
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