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Figuring Out Why Artificial Joints Fail


Using an advanced technology available nowhere else in the U.S., Rush has begun a retrospective study to analyze joint implants that fail in the hope of improving future implants and preventing or decreasing the incidence of joint replacement...
9-Feb-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Fishing for Answers About Mercury Consumption

A study lead by researchers from Rush University Medical Center has provided the first report on the relationship of brain concentrations of mercury to brain neuropathology and diseases associated with dementia. Study results were published in the...
2-Feb-2016 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Rush First Illinois Medical Center to Offer Employees Transgender Health Coverage

Rush University Medical Center continues to lead the way in providing the highest-quality health care to all by being the first hospital in Illinois to offer comprehensive transgender health benefits to Rush employees and beneficiaries who are...
14-Jan-2016 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

MIND Diet Listed Seven Times in U.S. News & World Report 2016 “Best Diets” Rankings

A diet proven to lower the risk of Alzheimer's disease by as much as 53 percent in participants who adhered to the diet rigorously has also been ranked as the easiest diet to follow by U.S. News & World Report.
5-Jan-2016 11:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Asian-American Caregivers Struggle to Obey Cultural Code

Health and aging experts from Rush University Medical Center and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine conducted a comprehensive study, which investigated the cultural practices of caregiving in Chinese-Americans in Chicago.
17-Dec-2015 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Not Ordinary Growing Pains

Kids today are under more pressure, both academically and socially, than kids were only a few decades ago. That's why it's important for parents to watch out for signs of stress and to help their kids deal with stressors in a healthy way..
15-Dec-2015 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Starving Cancer, Feeding Knowledge


A hematologist at Rush University Medical Center is studying whether a medication that helps control sugar levels in diabetics also can deprive an aggressive form of blood cancer of the sugar it needs to thrive. The results could have implications...
9-Dec-2015 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Hepatitis C Treatment Made Easy

Study results just published in the New England Journal of Medicine have found that a new drug combination may simplify hepatitis C treatment for both patients and physicians.
18-Nov-2015 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

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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