U.S. Military Veterans Get One-of-a-Kind Opportunity at Rush University Medical Center to Help with Transitioning Back to Civilian Life
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
Although there are several risk factors of dementia, abnormal fat metabolism has been known to pose a risk for memory and learning. People with high amounts of abdominal fat in their middle age are 3.6 times as likely to develop memory loss and...
10/9/2013 10:00 AM EDT
The results of a new study by bone and joint experts at Rush University Medical Center suggest that patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) who wear flat, flexible footwear, which allows natural foot mobility and provide sufficient support for the...
10/9/2013 9:00 AM EDT
Rush University Medical Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard University, and the Broad Institute, Share $7.9 million NIH Grant to Explore Molecular Basis of Alzheimer’s Disease and Discover Novel Therapies
The National Institutes of Health announced on Wednesday the award of a new research grant to discover, characterize and validate complex molecular networks and candidate genes that influence susceptibility to cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s...
9/18/2013 8:00 AM EDT
Rush Study Shows Effectiveness of Using Community Health Care Workers to Better Control Diabetes in Mexican American Community
In the Mexican American Trial of Community Health Workers (MATCH) study, participants visited in their homes by community health workers showed significant improvement in controlling their Type 2 diabetes.
8/20/2013 10:20 AM EDT
The results of a new study by neurological researchers at Rush University Medical Center show that a sudden decrease of testosterone, the male sex hormone, may cause Parkinson’s like symptoms in male mice.
7/26/2013 3:25 PM EDT
Unique Cell Phone Application Targets Minority Adolescents With Asthma to Reduce Exacerbations, Emergency Room Visits
Researchers at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL and The University of Illinois at Chicago are using the Internet and motivational multimedia coupled with positive reinforcement via a smartphone application to try to improve asthma...
6/26/2013 10:00 AM EDT
Using germ-killing soap and ointment on all intensive-care unit (ICU) patients can reduce bloodstream infections by up to 44 percent and significantly reduce the presence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in ICUs, according study...
5/29/2013 5:30 PM EDT