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High Blood Pressure Can Impair Cognitive Function, Pose Risk for Alzheimer’s

High blood pressure in middle age can lead to impaired cognition and is a potential risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease.
26-Oct-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Loyola University Chicago School of Nursing Receives Grant to Expand Behavioral Health Services in Maywood and Melrose Park

Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing faculty Diana Hackbarth, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Fran Vlasses, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, ANEF, FAAN, have been awarded a $928,000 grant over two years from the Health Resources and Services...
26-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Ophthalmologist Roshni Vasaiwala, MD, Joins Loyola Medicine


Roshni Vasaiwala, MD, an ophthalmologist who specializes in the care and management of difficult corneal diseases, has joined Loyola Medicine.
26-Oct-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Loyola to Host Major International Symposium to Mark 100th Anniversary of Discovery of Heparin

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the discovery of one of medicine’s most essential drugs – the blood thinner heparin. To mark the occasion, Loyola University Chicago is hosting the Heparin Centennial Symposium on Friday, October 28. Many...
13-Oct-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Loyola Trauma Patients Celebrate Life at Annual Reunion


Patients who come to Loyola Medicine's Level 1 Trauma Center with such severe injuries are dubbed "Big Saves." More than 1,000 Loyola trauma patients and their families were invited to reunite with Loyola medical staff and share their survival...
13-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Heparin Derived From Cattle Is Equivalent to Heparin From Pigs, Study Finds

As demand for the widely used blood thinning drug heparin continues to grow, experts worry of possible shortages. Heparin is primarily derived from pigs, and cattle have been proposed as an additional source. A new study finds that heparin derived...
5-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

African Ancestry Contributes to Kidney Disease Risk in Hispanics/Latinos

African ancestry contributes to the risk of chronic kidney disease among some Hispanic/Latino adults, according to a study co-authored by Loyola University Chicago researchers.
5-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

You'll Feel the Pinch This Year: Get the Flu Shot

This year, everyone will have to roll up their sleeves and receive the flu shot via injection, as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) no longer recommends the nasal flu mist vaccine due to ineffectiveness. "Feeling the pinch is a...
30-Sep-2016 11:05 AM EDT 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


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

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