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When Stroke Patients Undergo Surgery to Remove Blood Clots, What Anesthesia Works Best?

As more stroke patients undergo minimally invasive procedures to stop strokes in progress, physicians are debating the best way to anesthetize patients -- general anesthesia or conscious sedation?
1-Sep-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Loyola University Chicago Faculty Earn Prestigious NIH Grant


Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine has been awarded a prestigious National Institutes of Health U01 grant to study the prevention of lower urinary tract symptoms in women. Nearly half of all women in the US suffer from a pelvic...
31-Aug-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Ten Tips to Reduce Back-to-School Stress

Loyola University Health System psychologist Michael Hakimi, PsyD, offers ten tips to reduce school stress and ensure the new school year will be a success both in and outside of the classroom.
24-Aug-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Test for Heart Disease is Noninvasive

A new, noninvasive technology employs CT scans to detect coronary artery disease. The system calculates how much blood is flowing through diseased coronary arteries that have narrowed due to a buildup of plaque. The patient does not need an...
20-Aug-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Eczema Common and Extremely Uncomfortable Condition for Infants

The excitement of a newborn baby turned to worry when a few weeks after Lorenzo Torres-Ramirez was born his parents started to notice red spots on his face.
20-Aug-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Back-to-School Anxiety Common for Kids and Adolescents

As the number of days of summer vacation decrease, children and adolescent anxiety levels often increase. In addition to getting school supplies, registration completed and vaccinations up to date, it’s important for parents to talk to their kids...
19-Aug-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Getting Kids Back to School Safely

Part of heading back to school is actually getting your kids back to school safely. According to the Centers for Disease Control, on average, there is one pedestrian death every two hours and a pedestrian injury every eight minutes in the United...
19-Aug-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Aortic Heart Valve Does Not Require Open Surgery

A new aortic heart valve does not require open heart surgery. The CoreValve®Evolut™ R System is deployed with a catheter, which is inserted into an artery and guided to the heart. The artificial valve takes over the function of the diseased...
18-Aug-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

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

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