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New Ultrasound Guidelines Reliably Identify Children Who Should be Biopsied for Thyroid Cancer

A Loyola Medicine study has found that new ultrasound guidelines can reliably identify pediatric patients who should be biopsied for thyroid cancer. Thyroid cancer is a common cause of cancer in teenagers, and the incidence is increasing. The...
15-May-2018 6:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Alcohol Use Before Lung Transplant Increases Time in Hospital and on Ventilator

Lung transplant patients who showed evidence of alcohol use before their transplants spent more time in the hospital and on the ventilator, a Loyola University Chicago Study has found. Researchers said abstaining from alcohol prior to lung...
15-May-2018 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How a Telestroke Program Saved the Life of a 30-Year-Old Stroke Patient

Chris Scholten arrived at a community hospital with stroke-like symptoms. Using telemedicine technology, a Loyola Medicine stroke specialist examined Mr. Scholten remotely and recommended he be transferred to Loyola, where he underwent life-saving...
15-May-2018 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Urine of Kidney Disease Patients Contains Diverse Mix of Bacteria

The urine of kidney disease patients contains a diverse mix of bacteria such as Staphylococcus and Streptococcus, a Loyola University Chicago study has found. The findings could lead to new approaches to treating lower urinary tract problems such as...
4-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Fifteen Percent of Osteoporosis Patients Who Take"Drug Holidays" Suffer Bone Fractures, Loyola Study Finds

A Loyola Medicine study has found that 15.4 percent of patients who take "drug holidays" from osteoporosis drugs experienced bone fractures. During a six-year follow-up period, the yearly incidence of fractures ranged from 3.7 percent to 9.9...
4-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Organ Donors and Recipients Share Extraordinary Stories at Loyola Candle-lighting Ceremony

Organ transplant patients and donors shared their extraordinary stories during Loyola Medicine's 27th annual Candle-lighting Ceremony. Among the speakers were a pastor who gave a kidney to a member of his church and a daughter who saved her mother's...
25-Apr-2018 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Loyola Medicine Surgeon Performs Rare Surgery to Repair Traumatic Shoulder Injury

A car accident left college student James Brod with a severe shoulder injury that normally would require a joint replacement surgery. Loyola Medicine orthopaedic surgeon Dane Salazar, MD, performed an alternative procedure that is done on a handful...
24-Apr-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Chicago Cardinal Joins Loyola Medicine in Support of Common Sense Gun Laws

Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago, today joined Loyola Medicine doctors, nurses and chaplains in support of sensible gun laws and the Gun Dealer Licensing Act.
17-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Silent Pain of Endometriosis

Loyola Medicine Recognizes Endometriosis Awareness Month
20-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EDT


For a Good Night's Sleep, Turn Off Your Smartphone

9-Mar-2018 3:05 PM EST


How to Talk to Children About Scary World Events

Physician gives tips on how to have difficult conversations about world tragedies (i.e., shootings).
15-Feb-2018 1:05 PM EST


Hyperthyroidism vs. Hypothyroidism: What's the Difference?

Loyola's Pauline Camacho, MD, Offers Tips for National Thyroid Awareness Month
15-Jan-2018 12:05 PM EST

Six Tips to Survive Holiday Stress

how to cope with stress over the holiday month.
15-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST

Sleep Apnea Symptoms Corrected by ENT Procedure

Sleep Apnea Symptoms Corrected by ENT Procedure
13-Dec-2017 4:05 PM EST


Loyola Medicine Oncologist Patrick Stiff, MD, Co-Author of Landmark @NEJM CAR-T Study, Offers Measured Evaluation of Therapy.

7-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST

Six Tips to Survive Holiday Stress

How to cope with the stresses of the pending holidays.
7-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST

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