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Loyola Study Finds Female Triathletes at Higher Risk for Pelvic Floor Disorders

A study by Loyola finds that female triathletes are at a higher risk for several health issues, including pelvic floor disorders.
23-Aug-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Surgery Restores Hand and Elbow Function in Quadriplegics

A surgery for quadriplegics called tendon transfer can significantly improve hand and elbow function, but the procedure is greatly underused, according to an article in the journal Hand Clinics.
23-Aug-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Loyola First Medical School in Country to Offer Elective in Transcendental Meditation

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine is the first major medical school in the country to offer an elective course in the Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique.
22-Aug-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Bioabsorbable Cardiac Stent Gradually Breaks Down into Water and Carbon Dioxide

The Absorb® stent remains intact until the artery has healed and no longer is in danger of collapsing. The stent gradually breaks down into water and carbon dioxide. After three years the stent is completely dissolved. The vessel remains open on...
18-Aug-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Are Glasses on Your Back-to-School Supply List?

Can your child read what's on the chalkboard? Or see the teacher from the back of the room? "Glasses may be the most important back-to-school supply many children get this year," said Eileen Gable, OD, an eye specialist at Loyola Medicine. "Vision...
16-Aug-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Burn Injuries in Children Are All Too Common

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Giuliana Maggio tripped on her grandmother's slow cooker during a game of hide-and-seek, sending her to the Loyola burn icu. According to the American Burn Foundation, 136,000 children were seen in emergency rooms in 2011 for burn injuries. More...
15-Aug-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Loyola Neurologist Is Co-Author and Editor of Four New Neurology Textbooks

Loyola Medicine neurologist José Biller, MD is a co-author, editor and co-editor of new editions of four major neurology textbooks that are helping physicians keep abreast with the ever expanding knowledge of neurological diseases and disorders.
10-Aug-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Loyola Study Finds That Excessive Alcohol Consumption Impacts Breathing

Loyola researchers have discovered a potential new health concern related to excessive alcohol consumption.Adults who drink excessively were found to have less nitric oxide in their exhaled breath than adults who don’t drink. Nitric oxide helps...
1-Aug-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

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

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