Vaginal laser is a non-hormonal treatment, which is reported to alleviate symptoms of dryness and pain in 95 percent of the women who undergo the laser treatment. However, because insurance does not cover the laser treatments, it is cost prohibitive...
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In the United States, approximately 12 percent of women have difficulty getting pregnant or staying pregnant. The first successful in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycle occurred in the United States in 1981. According to an analysis published in the...
7-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
Northwestern Memorial Hospital was among the first in the country to provide older patients with a dedicated geriatric Emergency Department (ED) and now it is the first hospital in Illinois to achieve Level One Geriatric Emergency Department...
20-Feb-2019 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites
Northwestern Urology Program Receives $10M Gift from the Polsky Family to Create a Urologic Cancer Institute
Northwestern Medicine received a $10 million gift to fund the creation of a new multidisciplinary institute dedicated to urologic cancers.
4-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Two Northwestern Medicine hospitals are recognized by The Leapfrog Group with its 2018 Top Hospital Award. Northwestern Memorial and Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital are among only 118 hospitals in the country and 7 hospitals in Illinois to be...
4-Dec-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
Bay Labs and Northwestern Medicine Enroll First Patient in Study Using AI Software to Improve Heart Disease Detection
Bay Labs and Northwestern Medicine are evaluating the use of Bay Labs’ EchoGPS, artificial intelligence-guided ultrasound software, to enable certified medical assistants (CMAs) with no prior scanning experience to capture high-quality...
13-Nov-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites
Pediatric Brain Tumor Patients Treated with Proton Therapy Have Favorable Cognitive Outcomes Relative to X-ray Radiation Therapy
Proton therapy treatment for pediatric brain tumor patients is associated with better neurocognitive outcomes compared to x-ray radiation therapy according to a study by Northwestern Medicine
5-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
Following Las Vegas Mass Shooting, High Blood Transfusion Needs Were Met by Existing Supply at Local Hospitals and Blood Suppliers
A new Northwestern Medicine study published in the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery analyzed the blood resource needs and blood donations in Las Vegas compared to other mass shooting incidents offering insight into medical needs following a...
25-Oct-2018 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites
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24-May-2019 8:00 AM EDT
Northwestern Medicine Expert and Co-Chair of the PARTNER 3 Case Review Board S. Chris Malaisrie, MD, available for Comment on Low-Risk TAVR
16-Mar-2019 9:00 AM EDT
Northwestern Medicine Infertility Expert Available to Comment on Miscarriage and IVF in Light of Michelle Obama Announcement
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22-Sep-2018 11:00 AM EDT
Northwestern Medicine Chief of Geriatrics Available to Comment on Apple Watch's Fall Detection Feature
18-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT
After reports of Anthony Bourdain's suicide, Inger Burnett-Zeigler, PhD, psychologist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital available to discuss suicide prevention.
8-Jun-2018 7:05 AM EDT
Northwestern Medicines's Chief of Gastrointestinal Surgery available to comment on Colon Cancer Screening Recommendation Change
30-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first non-opioid treatment to ease sudden withdrawal from opioids. Lucemyra was approved for up to 14 days of treatment for adults to ease common withdrawal symptoms like vomiting, diarrhea,...
17-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT