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Loyola Orthopaedic Surgeon Elected to American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons

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Loyola Medicine orthopaedic surgeon Nickolas Garbis, MD, has been elected to the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons.
16-Feb-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Spinal Cord Injury Patients Face Many Serious Health Problems Besides Paralysis

Spinal cord injury patients are at higher risk for cardiovascular disease; pneumonia; life-threatening blood clots; bladder, bowel and sexual dysfunction; constipation and other gastrointestinal problems; pressure ulcers; and chronic pain.
15-Feb-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Neurosurgeon and Otolaryngologist Team Up to Remove Tumor in Delicate Part of the Brain

After experiencing bad headaches and double vision, Kris Johnson was diagnosed with a pituitary adenoma, a tumor in a very delicate location at the base of the brain. Surgeons removed the tumor through the nostrils, without damaging surrounding...
3-Feb-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Loyola Study Provides New Evidence That Exercise Is Not Key to Weight Control

An international study led by Loyola University Chicago is providing compelling new evidence that exercise may not be the key to controlling weight. Neither physical activity nor sedentary time were associated with weight gain. The study is...
1-Feb-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Loyola Urologist Robert Flanigan, MD, Receives American Urological Association’s Highest Honor

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The American Urological Association has given Robert C. Flanigan, MD, chair of Loyola Medicine’s department of urology, the association’s highest honor.
30-Jan-2017 7:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Clinical Trial Testing New Technique to Treat Life-Threatening Ventricular Tachycardia

A landmark clinical trial is evaluating a new procedure to treat a life-threatening heart rhythm disorder called ventricular tachycardia.
23-Jan-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Surgical Site Infections Are the Most Common and Costly of Hospital Infections

The Journal of the American College of Surgeons has published updated guidelines for the prevention, detection and management of surgical site infections, which affect as many as 300,000 patients per year in the United States.
19-Jan-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Orthopaedic Surgeon Corrects Rare Leg Deformity Called Miserable Malalignment Syndrome

A rare condition called miserable malalignment syndrome involves an abnormal rotation of the femur (thigh bone), tibia (shin bone) or both the femur and tibia. The condition, which can cause pain in the knees and other joints, can be corrected with...
17-Jan-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Loyola Infectious Disease Experts Available To Talk About Flu And Why Nasal Flu Mist is not Recommended This Year

29-Sep-2016 5:05 PM EDT

Sports Medicine Expert Available to Discuss Olympics Injuries

1-Aug-2016 1:05 PM EDT

FDA Approves First Absorbable Cardiac Stent

5-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT

Health Tips for a Healthy Fourth of July

Fireworks. Parades. Outdoor sports. Barbecues. The Fourth of July holiday weekend is a time to celebrate with family and friends, not spend time in the emergency room. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, about 230 people go to...
1-Jul-2016 3:05 PM EDT

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

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1-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST

Loyola Chicago Infectious Disease Expert Talks Zika Virus

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20-Jan-2016 1:05 PM EST

Do You Know Your HIV Status?

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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

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