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Pauline Camacho, MD, Named President of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists


Loyola Medicine endocrinologist Pauline Camacho, MD, FACE, will be inaugurated as president of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) at its 25th Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress in Orlando on May 16.
29-Apr-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Loyola Liver/Kidney Transplant Patient Celebrates 1st Anniversary

A Loyola University Medical Center patient underwent a successful liver/kidney transplant to treat nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (fatty liver disease).
29-Apr-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

How Two Neurologists Conceived a Revolutionary New Textbook of Hospital Neurology

“The Hospital Neurology Book,” is a practical, comprehensive and groundbreaking guide to neurology in the hospital setting.
28-Apr-2016 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Loyola Doctor Restores Healthy Smile to Cleft Palate Patient

Nasoalveolar molding, a special surgery for children born with cleft lip and cleft palate, employs a retainer-like orthodontic apparatus that helps facilitate healing of the nose, lip and gum.
28-Apr-2016 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Former Paralyzed Teen Returns to Loyola for Health, Hope and Heroes 5K

Hayden Schaumburg suffered paralysis during a high school football game. After a 10-hour surgery and 47 days at Loyola University Medical Center, he was breathing on his own and able to continue rehabilitation. He returns to Loyola to help raise...
26-Apr-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Loyola University Chicago Unveils Center for Translational Research and Education

Loyola University Chicago opened an innovative medical research and education center April 21 on its Health Sciences Division campus in Maywood, Illinois.
21-Apr-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Doctor Who Donated Kidney, Later Received Lung to Be Honored at Organ Donor Ceremony


Susan Hou, MD, who altruistically donated a kidney to one of her patients and later became a recipient of a lung transplant, is among the transplant patients who will be honored April 21 during Loyola University Medical Center’s 25th annual...
20-Apr-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Blood Thinners Reduce Atrial Fibrillation Stroke Risk Without Frequent Monitoring

A new generation of blood thinners can reduce the risk of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation, without requiring frequent monitoring and dietary restrictions.
13-Apr-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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