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Two Chicago School Cafeterias to Use Technology to Create a Healthy Eating “Report Card” on Students’ Food Choices and Eating Habits to Help Prevent Childhood Obesity

Preventive medicine experts at Rush University Medical Center and Canyon Ranch Institute have teamed up to design and test a new program that tracks what students are actually choosing to eat at school meals and supports parents and caregivers in...
21-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT

How Is Depression Related to Dementia?

A new study by neuropsychiatric researchers at Rush University Medical Center gives insight into the relationship between depression and dementia.
30-Jul-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Rush Ranked in Seven Specialties by U.S. News & World Report

Rush University Medical Center once again has been named one of the nation’s top hospitals, according to the new issue of U.S. News & World Report. Rush is ranked in seven of 16 categories.
16-Jul-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Rush is Only Illinois Hospital to Achieve “Advanced” Status in 2014 “Most Wired” National Survey

Rush University Medical Center has been named one of only 20, advanced “Most Wired” hospitals in the nation, according to the 16th annual survey conducted by Hospitals & Health Networks.
15-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Cinnamon May Be Used to Halt the Progression of Parkinson’s disease

Neurological scientists at Rush University Medical Center have found that using cinnamon, a common food spice and flavoring material, can reverse the biomechanical, cellular and anatomical changes that occur in the brains of mice with Parkinson’s...
9-Jul-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Single-Dose Breast Cancer Treatment Offers New Hope for Early-Stage Breast Cancer Patients

Women with early-stage breast cancer may now receive a one-dose radiation treatment at the same time as lumpectomy surgery, eliminating the need to return to the hospital daily for up to six weeks for post surgical radiation treatments.
2-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Older Individuals With Normal Thinking and Memory Function Sought To Test New Drug That May Slow Memory Loss

A new research study at Rush University Medical Center and Northwestern Medicine is testing whether a new investigational treatment can slow the memory loss caused by Alzheimer’s disease.
16-Jun-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Disruption of Circadian Rhythms May Contribute to Inflammatory Disease

A disruption of circadian rhythms, when combined with a high-fat, high-sugar diet, may contribute to inflammatory bowel disease and other harmful conditions, according to a recent study conducted by researchers at Rush University Medical Center.
21-May-2014 11:00 AM EDT

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