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Newly-Approved Brain Stimulator Offers Hope for Individuals With Uncontrolled Epilepsy

A recently FDA-approved device has been shown to reduce seizures in patients with medication-resistant epilepsy by as much as 50 percent. When coupled with an innovative electrode placement planning system developed by physicians at Rush, the device...
4/22/2014 3:40 PM EDT

New Fusion Technology Increases Prostate Cancer Detection Accuracy to 97 Percent

(CHICAGO)—Urologists at Rush University Medical Center are the first in Chicago to offer a powerful new tool for visualizing and monitoring the prostate in men who have high prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels and in detecting prostate cancer...
4/14/2014 4:00 PM EDT

Alzheimer’s Disease May Be More Prevalent and Manifests Itself Differently Among African Americans

A new study by researchers at Rush University Medical Center reviews research that suggests that the risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease among older African Americans may be two to three times greater than in the non-Hispanic white population...
4/3/2014 9:30 AM EDT

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Among Children in the United States on the Rise

Infections caused by a specific type of antibiotic-resistant bacteria are on the rise in U.S. children, according to new study published in the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. While still rare, the bacteria are increasingly...
3/19/2014 5:00 PM EDT

Physician Scientist Specialized in Thyroid Disorders, Dr. Antonio Bianco, Appointed Senior Vice Chair of Internal Medicine and Division Chief of Endocrinology at Rush University Medical Center

Dr. Antonio Bianco, a physician scientist working in the thyroid field, has joined Rush University Medical Center as professor of medicine, senior vice chair in the Department of Internal Medicine and division chief of endocrinology at Rush...
2/14/2014 9:40 AM EST

The New Rush Family Birth Center to Be Dedicated Feb. 7

Rush University Medical Center dedicates the opening of the city of Chicago's, newest, advanced, state-of-the-art facility for women and infants.
2/7/2014 9:00 AM EST

New, “Designer” Fiber May Help Address Fiber Intolerance and Ease IBS Symptoms

A newly-developed, “designer” dietary fiber with an added potential prebiotic effect may eliminate the side effects of current treatment for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) which affects 10-20 percent of the population, disproportionately women. ...
1/16/2014 10:30 AM EST

U.S. Military Veterans Get One-of-a-Kind Opportunity at Rush University Medical Center to Help with Transitioning Back to Civilian Life

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Recognizing the needs of Chicago area veterans like Ken, Rush University Medical Center developed a program to train military veterans in key health care IT technologies in order to jump start their careers.
11/8/2013 2:00 PM EST

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