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Why "Sharks Get Cancer, Mole Rats Don't"


A provocative new book by Loyola Medicine radiation oncologist James S. Welsh, MD, “Sharks Get Cancer, Mole Rats Don’t: How Animals Could Hold the Key to Unlocking Cancer Immunity in Humans,” explores how animals can help us understand how the...
6-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Loyola Radiologist Aruna Vade, MD, Receives Highest Honor from Chicago Radiological Society


The Chicago Radiological Society has given Loyola Medicine pediatric radiologist Aruna Vade, MD, FACR, its highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award. Dr. Vade was honored for her “outstanding leadership in organized medicine on local, state...
4-May-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Humans Have Faster Metabolism than Closely Related Primates, Enabling Larger Brains, Study Finds

Loyola University Chicago researchers are among the co-authors of a groundbreaking study that found humans have a higher metabolism rate than closely related primates, which enabled humans to evolve larger brains. The findings may point toward...
2-May-2016 6:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Discovery of Cancer Gene May Predict Survival and Guide Treatment in Patients with Mouth Cancers


A newly discovered tumor gene may help to predict survival outcomes in patients with cancer of the mouth and tongue. If the gene is expressed (turned on), patients are 4.6 times more likely to die at any given time. The finding could help guide...
4-May-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Loyola Promoting National Stroke Awareness Month

In recognition of National Stroke Awareness Month, Loyola Medicine will hold free education-and-screening health fairs, host a mass for stroke survivors and post educational tips on social media in May.
3-May-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Robert W. Panton, MD, FACS, Re-elected Vice Speaker of the Illinois State Medical Society

Robert W. Panton, MD, FACS, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital ophthalmologist, has been re-elected vice speaker of the Illinois State Medical Society (ISMS) during the group’s annual meeting in Springfield, Illinois.
3-May-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Pauline Camacho, MD, Named President of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists


Loyola Medicine endocrinologist Pauline Camacho, MD, FACE, will be inaugurated as president of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) at its 25th Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress in Orlando on May 16.
29-Apr-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Loyola Liver/Kidney Transplant Patient Celebrates 1st Anniversary

A Loyola University Medical Center patient underwent a successful liver/kidney transplant to treat nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (fatty liver disease).
29-Apr-2016 10:05 AM 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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