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Nasoalveolar Molding Use for Cleft Lip and Palate Reduces the Number of Surgeries and Cost of Care


Patients with complete unilateral and bilateral cleft lip and palate (U/BCLP) who were treated with nasoalveolar molding (NAM) required fewer surgeries and a reduction in overall healthcare costs compared to similar patients who did not have NAM...
8-Feb-2016 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Details Molecular Mechanism That Regulates How the Heart Pumps Blood

In a finding that could lead to new drugs to treat heart failure, researchers have uncovered the molecular mechanism that regulates how the heart pumps blood. The finding is published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The...
3-Feb-2016 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Loyola Launches Integrated Digestive Health Program


Loyola University Health System (LUHS) now offers a multidisciplinary digestive health program to treat digestive tract and related medical conditions. Bipan Chand, MD, FACS, FASGE, FASMBS, and Neil Gupta, MD, MPH, are co-directors of the new...
5-Feb-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Wickii Vigneswaran, MD, Internationally Known Thoracic Surgeon, Joins Loyola


Internationally known thoracic surgeon Wickii Vigneswaran, MD, MBA, has joined Loyola University Health System as division director of Thoracic Surgery.
4-Feb-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Edition of Landmark Neurology Textbook

For 26 years, the classic neurology textbook Bradley’s Neurology in Clinical Practice has been an essential resource for practicing neurologists and trainees. Through seven editions, many of the nation’s leading neuroscientists have written...
4-Feb-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

C. diff Study Provides Insight Into Antibiotic Resistance, Infection Risks


Exposure to specific antibiotics is linked to the development of certain strains of antibiotic-resistant C. difficile, one of the fastest growing bacteria superbugs, according to a new study published by Stuart Johnson, MD, of Loyola University ...
4-Feb-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

No Proof That Radiation From X Rays and CT Scans Causes Cancer


The widespread belief that radiation from X rays, CT scans and other medical imaging can cause cancer is based on an unproven, decades-old theoretical model, according to a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Oncology.
3-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study Suggests Improvements in How Mesothelioma Is Staged


A new study suggests that significant improvements could be made in the scoring system physicians use to estimate the stage (severity) of mesothelioma, an aggressive and deadly cancer.
2-Feb-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

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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