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Loyola Implants 100th Patient with Less-Invasive Heart Valve

Loyola University Medical Center has implanted its 100th patient with a new artificial aortic heart valve that does not require open-heart surgery.
18-Dec-2014 6:00 PM EST

Michael Bednar, MD Elected to Board of American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


– Loyola University Medical Center orthopaedic surgeon Michael S. Bednar, MD, FAAOS has been elected to the board of directors of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS).
18-Dec-2014 6:00 PM EST

Core Hospital Care Team Members May Surprise You

Doctors and nurses are traditionally thought to be the primary caretakers of patients in a typical hospital setting. But according to a study at the burn center intensive care unit at Loyola University Health System, three physicians, a social...
18-Dec-2014 12:30 PM EST

After Lung Transplantation, Resistance to Anti-Viral Drug May be More Likely in Cystic Fibrosis Patients

Among lung transplant patients, those with cystic fibrosis may be more likely to develop resistance to the antiviral drug ganciclovir.
18-Dec-2014 12:00 PM EST

Loyola Hand Surgeon Elected to Board of American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


Loyola University Medical Center orthopaedic surgeon Michael S. Bednar, MD, FAAOS has been elected to the board of directors of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
18-Dec-2014 12:00 PM EST

Little Evidence Brain Games Boost Intelligence or Prevent Dementia

Computerized brain games that are advertised as a way to help boost intelligence and prevent dementia will be popular Christmas gifts this year. But there’s little scientific evidence to support these industry claims.
17-Dec-2014 5:00 PM EST

Teen Dares Include Holiday Baking Ingredients, Says Loyola Toxicologist


“The envelope is always being pushed to create something new that will get attention, potentially create a druglike effect and can pass under the radar of law enforcers,” said Christina Hantsch, MD, toxicologist, Department of Emergency Medicine...
17-Dec-2014 2:00 PM EST

Give Gifts That Give Back Every Day

A fancy department store box with pajamas, a robe or a sweater, gourmet treats or designer cologne are all traditional and thoughtful gifts. But if you want to really show someone with special needs that you are concerned about their well-being,...
17-Dec-2014 12:45 PM EST

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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

Loyola Expert to Comment on Central Illinois Measles Outbreak

11-Apr-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Loyola Sports Medicine Experts Available to Comment on Injuries During Olympic Games

11-Feb-2014 10:00 AM EST

Heroin Use on the Rise, Loyola Toxicologist Says

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

Loyola Smoking Cessation Expert Believes E-Cigarettes Encouraging Youth to Try Nicotine


23-Jan-2014 11:50 AM EST

Arctic Cold Puts Kids at Risk. They Are More Vulnerable to Cold Than Adults

22-Jan-2014 2:00 PM EST

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