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Early Indicators of Bone Loss After Hip Replacement Discovered

A research team at Rush University Medical Center has identified a pair of biomarkers that indicate which hip replacement patients are likely to develop osteolysis, the destruction of bone tissue around a replacement joint that is a leading cause of...
6-Jun-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rush Receives $45 Million Grant from Wounded Warrior Project to Expand Care for Military Veterans and Their Families

Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) will provide $45 million to Rush University Medical Center to substantially grow its Road Home Program for military veterans. Most of the money will be used to expand a program that provides three weeks of concentrated...
5-Jun-2018 9:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Chicago Magazine Names Cardiologists at Rush Among Top Heart Doctors

Chicago Magazine Names Cardiologists at Rush Among Top Heart Doctors
5-Jun-2018 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Genes Found Related to the Reduction of Proteins That Contribute to Alzheimer’s Onset

In the ongoing quest for a successful treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, a team of scientists from several leading research institutions have created a map of the molecular network in the aging brain.
29-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

South Asian-Americans at Higher Risk for Heart Disease and Stroke

South Asians living in the United States are more likely to die of heart conditions caused by atherosclerosis, such as heart attacks and strokes, than East Asians and non-Hispanic whites in the U.S.
24-May-2018 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Rush is First to Use Microburst Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Drug-Resistant Epilepsy

Epilepsy patients who have not responded to standard drug treatments may benefit from a new therapy that delivers high frequency bursts of electrical stimulation, called microbursts, to the brain. Rush University Medical Center in Chicago is the...
11-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Multi-Drug Resistant Infections Rising in Children

Antibiotic-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii infections, one of the most common hospital-acquired infections in children across the United States, are on the rise, according to results of a recent study published in the Journal of the Pediatric...
11-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Exploring the Connection Between Diet, Gut Microbes and Cognitive Decline

Are abnormal intestinal microorganisms a risk factor for developing cognitive impairment? Researchers at Rush University Medical Center are trying to answer that question with a new study that will explore how the intestinal microbiota – the...
11-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT 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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