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Loyola to Help Couples Dealing with Sexual Dysfunction After Cancer

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

Loyola University Chicago Appoints New Health Sciences Division Provost


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

Athletes Should Drink Only When Thirsty, According to New Guidelines

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

Open Windows Can Lead to Serious Injuries in Children

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

Don’t Forget to Protect the Ears When Taking Little Ones to the Fireworks

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 Should Help Families with Decisions About End-of-Life Care

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

Better Clinical Management Improves Quality of Life for Neurofibromatosis Patients

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

More Dialysis Patients Living in Poor Neighborhoods

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

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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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