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
The dog days of summer are here. But as we try to catch a cool breeze, that open window can become a dangerous hazard for children. In fact, emergency rooms treat more than 5,000 children each year for injuries related to falls from windows.
25-Jun-2015 1:05 PM EDT
They’ve packed the sunscreen and bug spray to protect their little ones while enjoying a Fourth of July celebration, but many parents don’t think about the potential damage that the loud fireworks can do to a young child’s ears.
23-Jun-2015 2:05 PM EDT
Physicians have a responsibility to provide recommendations to families of dying patients, a Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine critical care physician writes in the journal Chest.
17-Jun-2015 2:05 PM EDT
A genetic disorder called neurofibromatosis (NF) causes benign tumors to grow on the brain, spinal cord, and other parts of the nervous system. There are no effective drugs to prevent or reverse NF.
17-Jun-2015 2:05 PM EDT
The percentage of adults beginning kidney dialysis who lived in zip codes with high poverty rates increased from 27.4 percent during the 1995-2004 time period to 34 percent in 2005-2010.
16-Jun-2015 7:05 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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