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New Devices Causing “Paradigm Shift” in Stroke Care

New devices called stent retrievers, which effectively reverse strokes, are revolutionizing the treatment of certain stroke patients.
24-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Life Is Art for Loyola Kidney Transplant Patient

A kidney transplantation means much more than good health to Jason E. Jones. The 53 year-old Hyde Park artist and Loyola Medicine patient draws daily creative inspiration from his chronic health experience. "My new kidney changed not only my life...
24-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Loyola Patients Win Four Medals at 2016 Transplant Games


A Loyola Medicine liver transplant patient won three medals and a heart transplant won one medal during the 2016 Transplant Games.
23-Jun-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How a Chicago Minister’s Lung Transplant Inspired a Patient in Ohio


Cloyd Goley of Farmersville, Ohio was suffering from a debilitating lung disease when he read a newspaper story that gave him hope.
23-Jun-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Loyola Study Reveals How HIV Enters Cell Nucleus


Loyola scientists have solved a mystery that has long baffled HIV researchers: How does HIV manage to enter the nucleus of immune system cells? The discovery, reported in the journal PLOS Pathogens, could lead to effective new drugs to treat...
15-Jun-2016 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Loyola Hosting Workshop on Giant Proteins Linked to Heart Disease

Loyola University Chicago is hosting a June 22 workshop on three giant proteins that play critical roles in heart disease. The conference is titled, "Titin and its binding partners, myosin binding protein-C and obscurin in health and disease."
20-Jun-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Eileen Gable, OD, Named President-Elect of the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Optometry


Loyola Medicine optometrist Eileen Gable, OD, FAOO, has been named president-elect of the Illinois chapter of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO). “Increasing education about eye care is a passion of mine and I look forward to continuing...
15-Jun-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mesothelioma Surgery Improves Quality of Life, Study Finds

Many mesothelioma patients avoid surgery for fear it will degrade their quality of life. But a study has found just the opposite: Patients who underwent an operation called pleurectomy and decortication (PD) generally reported their quality of life...
8-Jun-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

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

6-Jun-2016 11:05 AM EDT

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

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