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More Patients with Ankle Arthritis Are Undergoing Ankle Replacement Surgery

A growing number of patients who suffer severe ankle arthritis are undergoing ankle replacement surgery, enabling them to walk again without pain. Helping drive the trend are new implants and surgical techniques that are improving outcomes.
25-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Reveals a Crucial Feature Common to Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and Huntington's Diseases


A study has found that abnormal proteins found in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s diseases share a similar ability to cause damage when they invade brain cells. The finding suggests that an effective treatment for one...
23-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Verghese Mathew, MD, Named Loyola Medicine Division Director of Cardiology


Verghese Mathew, MD, FACC, FSCAI, a nationally known interventional cardiologist, has been named director of Loyola Medicine’s division of cardiology, effective July 1, 2017.
18-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mannequin, Trained Actors Help Physicians Diagnose and Communicate Brain Death

A Loyola Medicine study has found that two simulation techniques dramatically improved physicians' brain death diagnostic and communications skills. The techniques employ SimMan® 3G, a high-tech patient simulator (mannequin) and actors who simulate...
11-May-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Twenty-Year Cancer Survivor Gives Back by Donating 20 Handmade Quilts


Twenty years after undergoing a life-saving treatment at Loyola University Medical Center, cancer survivor Carolyn Gatenby returned to Loyola to donate 20 handmade quilts. “I wanted to give back,” Mrs. Gatenby said. “I’ve had 20 good years...
9-May-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Raymond B. Wynn, MD, FACR, Joins Loyola Medicine As Vice Chair of Radiation Oncology


Raymond B. Wynn, MD, FACR, an internationally known radiation oncologist, has joined Loyola Medicine as vice chair of network operations in the department of radiation oncology.
9-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

What You Need to Know for National Stroke Awareness Month

In recognition of National Stroke Awareness Month in May, Loyola Medicine physicians are raising awareness of stroke signs and symptoms and educating the public on how to prevent strokes.
8-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Chicago Radiological Society Gives Highest Honor to Loyola Radiation Oncologist


Loyola Medicine radiation oncologist Edward Melian, MD, has received the Chicago Radiological Society’s 2017 Distinguished Service Award, the highest honor the society bestows on members.
4-May-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

Extending Anti-Estrogen Therapy by Five Years Helps Breast Cancer Patients

6-Jun-2016 11:05 AM EDT

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