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Patients with Rare Lung Disease Face Agonizing Treatment Dilemma

The drug sirolimus can slow the lung disease LAM, while also causing potentially fatal complications after lung transplants. But research suggests a drug similar to sirolimus may be safe for LAM patients waiting for transplants.
4/17/2014 1:20 PM EDT

Midwest Spring Snow Freezes Out Allergy Count

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Midwesterners will have to sniffle through the day for the first time in the history of allergy reporting season as a spring snow storm freezes the scientific equipment used to create the Gottlieb Allergy Count, the official allergy count of the...
4/15/2014 2:00 PM EDT

Sneezing and Coughing Creates A Rain Cloud of Infectious Diseases

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Each sneeze, cough or burp generates a cloud of invisible gas that propels droplets of infectious material farther than originally thought, and smaller droplets actually travel farther than larger ones. A new study from MIT researchers published in...
4/15/2014 12:25 PM EDT

Loyola Honors Health Systems Management Student with Gannon Center for Women and Leadership Award

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Loyola University Chicago recently honored Fatima Elahi with the Gannon Center for Women and Leadership Award. Elahi is an undergraduate student in Loyola’s Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing Health Systems Management Program. She was recognized...
4/14/2014 12:45 PM EDT

Loyola Nursing Class of ’64, Together Forever

For a special group of Loyola University Chicago nursing students, 1964 was a year of remarkable transformation. They were coming of age in the aftermath of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, the Civil Rights Movement, the Vietnam War and...
4/14/2014 12:35 PM EDT

Double Lung Transplant Patient to Do Hustle Up the Hancock

In the past nine years Sarah Ridder and seven of her family members have been diagnosed with a progressive lung disease called pulmonary fibrosis. Two brothers and two sisters have since died from the disease. Ridder believes her father and paternal...
4/14/2014 12:00 PM EDT

Young Athletes From Higher Income Families More Likely to Suffer Serious Overuse Injuries

Young athletes from higher income families are more likely to specialize in one sport, and also more likely to suffer serious overuse injuries such as stress fractures, according to the first study of its kind.
4/2/2014 6:00 PM EDT

Loyola Designated Comprehensive Hypertension Center

Loyola University Medical Center has been approved as a Comprehensive Hypertension Center by the American Society of Hypertension (ASH).
4/10/2014 4:50 PM EDT

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Loyola Expert to Comment on Central Illinois Measles Outbreak

4/11/2014 11:00 AM EDT

Loyola Sports Medicine Experts Available to Comment on Injuries During Olympic Games

2/11/2014 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.
2/6/2014 12:00 PM EST

Loyola Smoking Cessation Expert Believes E-Cigarettes Encouraging Youth to Try Nicotine

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1/23/2014 11:50 AM EST

Arctic Cold Puts Kids at Risk. They Are More Vulnerable to Cold Than Adults

1/22/2014 2:00 PM EST

Loyola Infectious Disease Expert Talks About Impact of Temporary Halt in CDC Flu Surveillance

10/3/2013 2:00 PM EDT

No TGIF As Midwest Is Crippled By Triple-The-Threshold Mold Spores In The Air

The Midwest is experiencing very dangerous levels of mold in the air which will result in headaches, itchy throats and runny noses for those with sensitive respiratory systems. Gottlieb Allergy Count, the official allergy count for the Midwest,...
9/20/2013 12:00 PM EDT

Tips for Battling Killer Heat Wave

7/16/2013 11:00 AM EDT

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