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One Antiplatelet Drug After Heart Valve Replacement Works as Well as Two, with Fewer Complications

Treatment guidelines say patients who undergo minimally invasive aortic heart valve replacements should receive two antiplatelet drugs to reduce the risk of dangerous blood clots. A Loyola Medicine study has found that a single antiplatelet drug...
13-Aug-2018 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rethinking the Stroke Rule "Time is Brain"

In 1993, neurologist Camilo Gomez, MD, coined a phrase that became a fundamental rule of stroke care: "Time is brain!" The longer therapy is delayed, the less chance it will succeed. But the "time is brain" rule is not as simple as it once seemed,...
13-Aug-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Only 10 Percent of Non-Dialysis Kidney Patients Ever See a Dietitian

In patients with chronic kidney disease, medical nutrition therapy can slow the progression and significantly reduce healthcare costs.But 90 percent of non-dialysis kidney disease patients never meet with a dietitian, according to a report in the...
26-Jul-2018 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Loyola Offering Intraoperative Radiation Therapy to Broad Range of Cancer Patients

Loyola Medicine is among the select centers that offer a broad range of cancer patients a leading-edge form of radiation therapy that is delivered during surgery.
30-Jul-2018 1:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Intractable Hiccups May Be More Common Than We Think

Everyone gets hiccups, but some people suffer intractable hiccups that last longer than a month. "Intractable hiccups can occur more often than we realize and present to multiple medical disciplines," the neurologists reported in the journal Current...
24-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Loyola Medicine Radiologist Wins Award for Best Clinical Research Paper

Loyola Medicine radiologist Jennifer Lim-Dunham, MD, and colleagues have received the Society for Pediatric Radiology's prestigious Walter E. Berdon Award for best clinical research paper appearing in the journal Pediatric Radiology in 2017.
20-Jul-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How Tendon Transfer Surgery Restored Hand and Arm Functions to Spinal Cord Injury Patient

After suffering a severe cervical spinal cord injury from a bad fall at work, Scott McConnell had little function remaining in his hands and arms. Loyola Medicine orthopaedic surgeon Michael Bednar, MD, was able to restore key functions with a...
20-Jul-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Hepatitis C Vaccine Could Dramatically Reduce Transmission in People Who Inject Drugs

If a hepatitis C vaccine were successfully developed, it would dramatically reduce transmission of hepatitis C among drug users. even if the vaccine did not provide complete immunity, according to a study published in Science Translational Medicine.
10-Jul-2018 1:05 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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