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Focus on Epilepsy in Older Adults

Rush has launched the first comprehensive epilepsy clinic in Chicago dedicated to treating epilepsy in older adults, serving a population that is often not optimally treated.
12-Apr-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Expanded Rush Program Provides Relief from Pelvic Floor Conditions

Newly expanded, the Program for Abdominal and Pelvic Health at Rush brings together a team of experts to address the complexity of pelvic health conditions and treat men and women suffering from them.
6-Apr-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

U.S. News Ranks Rush University Programs Among Best in the Nation

Rush University received high marks in the 2019 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools rankings released March 20, with eight College of Nursing programs and one College of Health Sciences program ranked in the top five in the...
20-Mar-2018 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Thyroid Gene Variation May Increase Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease in African Americans

African Americans with a common genetic variation are at increased risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease, while European Americans with the same variation are not, according to a study led by researchers at Rush University Medical Center. They...
13-Mar-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rush is First in Illinois to Offer Novel Treatment for Neuroendocrine Tumors

Patients with metastatic neuroendocrine cancer no longer have to travel abroad or out of state for a sought-after targeted therapy called peptide receptor radionuclide therapy, or PRRT. Rush University Medical Center is one of the few health care...
13-Mar-2018 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Expert Awarded Top Prize for Dementia Research

Dr. David Bennett has been awarded the 2018 Potamkin Prize for Research in Pick’s, Alzheimer’s and Related Diseases by the American Academy of Neurology and the American Brain Foundation. Sometimes referred to as the Nobel Prize of...
7-Mar-2018 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Rush Leads Multi-Sector Partnership Build Community Health

6 hospital, Multi-NGO efforts seeks to improve health by healing neighborhoods
28-Feb-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

DASH-Style Diet Associated With Reduced Risk of Depression

Eating a diet that emphasizes vegetables, fruit and whole grains it may lead to a reduced risk of depression, according to a study by researchers at Rush University Medical Center. Study author Dr. Laurel Cherian will present a preliminary study...
26-Feb-2018 4:45 PM EST Add to Favorites


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New Procedure Brings Chemo to Melanoma

Surgical oncologist Dr. Cristina O’Donoghue is one of less than 30 surgeons in the country to trained to perform isolated limb infusion, which delivers high doses of chemotherapy to an affected arm or leg but not the rest of the body
1-Mar-2018 5:05 PM EST

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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