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Landmark Autism Genetic Study Seeking Participants

Families with a loved one on the autism spectrum now have an opportunity to participate in a landmark study researching the genetics of autism. The national study is the largest autism research project to date.
2-Dec-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Pioneers in IVC Filter Removal

New, pioneered techniques in IVC filter removal are published in the November issue of the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology by the interventional radiology team at Rush.
23-Nov-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

African American, White and Latino Children Have Different Food Allergen Profiles

Allergy and immunology experts at Rush University Medical Center, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago have conducted the first study designed to assess and characterize the...
18-Nov-2016 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Photo-Bombing Cancer


Photoimmunotherapy blows up tumors, spares healthy cells By Charles Jolie Nov. 14, 2016 When Kerstin Stenson, MD, describes the innovative technique she is helping develop to fight cancer, it seems like she’s describing a Tom Clancy military...
15-Nov-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

A Perfect 10 for Safety

Rush University Medical Center has received its 10th consecutive "A" grade for safety from the Leapfrog Group, making it one of only 72 hospitals in the country to receive an A grade, the highest possible, each time the Leapfrog Group has rated...
31-Oct-2016 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Hypothyroidism Symptoms Linger Despite Medication Use, Normal Blood Tests

New research gives these patients—who often feel dismissed and forgotten—evidence that their persistent symptoms are not just in their heads. Research conducted by Bianco and other Rush colleagues published Oct. 6 in the Journal of Clinical...
12-Oct-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Consumer Ranking Systems for Hospitals May Rely on Faulty Data Sets and Performance Metrics


A study concluded that US News relied on some faulty patient safety data that distorted the patient safety scores of academic medical centers where the most seriously ill patients are transferred
6-Oct-2016 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Abnormal Brain Protein May Contribute to Alzheimer’s Disease Development

A recently-recognized pathologic protein in the brain may play a larger role in the development of clinical Alzheimer’s disease dementia than previously recognized, according to a study by researchers at Rush University Medical Center. The...
30-Sep-2016 1:05 PM EDT 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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