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English Nursing Students Visit Loyola University Chicago

Advanced practice nursing students and a faculty member from University of Coventry, U.K., toured Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing last week.
1-Apr-2015 1:05 PM EDT

DREAMer Medical Students at Loyola Stritch Honored to Attend Latino Medical Student Association Annual Policy Summit


Four Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine students with deferred action for childhood arrival (DACA) status traveled to Washington, D.C. to address the Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA) delegate congress at its Annual Policy...
1-Apr-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Patient Reflects on 10th Anniversary of Heart and Double Lung Transplant

It’s been 10 years since Andrew Gaumer received a life-saving heart and double-lung transplant at Loyola University Medical Center. “Every day since then has been a gift,” he said.
1-Apr-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Baseball Season Raises Concerns About Peanut Allergies but New Techniques Can Calm Fears

As baseball season opens many parents are concerned about their children’s exposure to the “peanuts and Cracker Jack” icons that many feel are a part of the baseball experience. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 4-6...
1-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Loyola to Offer Help for Couples Dealing with Sexual Dysfunction

Loyola University Health System's Sexual Wellness Clinic will offer another six-week session beginning Wednesday, April 8. It will run every Wednesday through May 13 from 6:30 – 9 pm in the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center located at 2160 S. First...
31-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT

History of Depression Puts Women at Risk for Diabetes During Pregnancy, Study Finds

A history of depression may put women at risk for developing diabetes during pregnancy, according to research published in the latest issue of the Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing by researchers from Loyola University Chicago...
31-Mar-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Clinical Trial Tests Two Physical Therapies for Plantar Fasciitis

Loyola University Medical Center is conducting a clinical trial on two physical therapy regimens to treat plantar fasciitis, which causes stabbing heel pain. Hand manipulation therapy is being compared with instrument-assisted therapy (Gaston...
30-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Teens with Breast Lumps May Be Able to Avoid Invasive Biopsy

If a lump is found in the breast of an adolescent girl, she often will undergo an excisional biopsy. However, breast cancer is rare in adolescents, and the vast majority of teenage breast lumps turn out to be benign masses that are related to...
30-Mar-2015 2:05 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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