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Sniffing Out a New Strategy Against Alzheimer’s Disease

Neurologists at the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center are conducting an 18-month clinical trial testing a type of insulin delivered in a nasal spray – which is used to treat diabetes in some patients – in the Study of Nasal Insulin to Fight...
24-Mar-2017 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Gene Discovered Associated with Tau Pathology

Investigators at Rush University Medical Center and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston reported the discovery of a new gene that is associated with susceptibility to a common form of brain pathology called Tau that accumulates in several...
24-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Congressman Bobby L. Rush Announces Carolyn and Bobby L. Rush Scholarship at Rush University

In honor of his late wife, Congressman Bobby L. Rush has established the Carolyn and Bobby L. Rush Scholarship, which will be awarded to underrepresented minority students interested in pursuing a career in health sciences through the Rush...
20-Mar-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rush University Medical Center & Rush-Copley Medical Center Fully Integrate as Rush, an Academic Health System

Rush University Medical Center and Rush-Copley Medical Center (Rush-Copley) have completed the process of reorganizing their operations under a common corporate parent led by a board of trustees that will oversee the fully integrated Rush academic...
10-Mar-2017 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Using an App to Speed Surgical Recovery

Messaging software helps patients follow steps for healing March 6, 2016 Many patients can recover from major surgery more quickly if they diligently follow recommended practices to aid the body’s healing process — but it’s difficult for these...
7-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Tackling Lupus and Its Renal Complications with Novel Small Molecule Drug Candidate

A new international study co-led by a Rush University Medical Center researcher suggests that a drug starting through the pipeline could ameliorate or even eliminate the symptoms in most sufferers.
6-Mar-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Rush Receives Baby-Friendly Designation

Rush University Medical Center has earned a “Baby-Friendly" designation from the accrediting body that certifies whether a hospital adheres to a rigorous series of evidence-based practices shown to increase breastfeeding.
3-Mar-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Sleep Trackers Can Prompt Sleep Problems

Journal article sees potential for unintended effects in their use A 39-year-old man whom we’ll call Mr. R received a sleep-tracking device from his girlfriend. Since starting a new job several years earlier, he sometimes had trouble getting a...
1-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Rush Anesthesiologist Pushes For Opioid Alternatives on CDC Expert Panel

As one of 18 pain management experts on the CDC Stakeholder Review Group asked to provide input on the CDC's Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain, Rush University Medical Center’s director of orthopedic anesthesia Asokumar...
16-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Better Visual –and Video -- Skills Can Lead to Earlier, More Accurate Movement Disorder Diagnoses. Two High Profile Examples Illustrate

23-Feb-2016 2:05 PM EST

Terrible News, Great Outcomes

A father and daughter each got a fighting chance against lung cancer, thanks to early detection and Rush's top-rated lung surgery program.
27-Sep-2015 1:05 AM EDT

Blood Pressure Under Pressure

People with high blood pressure may need to lower it much more than previously thought, according to the recently announced results of a major study. A heart health expert discusses the implications.
27-Sep-2015 1:05 AM EDT

Running Into Trouble

Injuries are on the rise as runners ramp up their training for the Chicago Marathon. Doctors explain what can go wrong, and when to seek medical attention for those aches and pains.
16-Sep-2015 8:05 PM EDT

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