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Ghosts and goblins, vampires and werewolves, haunted houses and hayrides. Though Halloween is all about being scared silly, the shock from stepping on the scale after pilfering through the collected candy could turn your ...
Health Oct 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Its a common question parents ask themselves this time of year: Does my child really need a flu shot? Though the flu may seem harmless, the truth on average 20,000 children age 5 and younger are hospitalized due to ...
Health Oct 20, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Autumn brings tales of scary delight, but none terrifies parents so much as the note home from school that a case of lice has been detected.
Health Oct 17, 2011 | 2 / 5 (1) | 1
MRI scanning could become a powerful new tool for assessing how well cholesterol drugs are working, according to Loyola University Health System cardiologist Binh An P. Phan, MD.
Medical research Oct 14, 2011 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 2
A Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine study could lead to improved gene therapies for conditions such as heart disease and cancer as well as more effective vaccines for tuberculosis, malaria and other diseases.
Cardiology Oct 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Research at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine could help lead to new ways to prevent coronary arteries from reclogging after balloon angioplasties.
Cardiology Sep 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Oils can have several protective benefits for all skin and body types. However, deciphering which oils to use for which skin type can be confusing. Aimee Masi of the Loyola Center for Aesthetics works with her patients to ...
Health Sep 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine researchers are reporting a possible new blood test to help diagnose heart attacks.
Cardiology Sep 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
When 45-year-old Bobbie Jeske arrived at Loyola's ER with a massive, life-threatening heart attack, it took Dr. Fred Leya just 15 minutes to perform an emergency balloon angioplasty.
Cardiology Sep 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Loyola University Medical Center is testing a high-tech catheter device that's intended to improve outcomes of patients treated for atrial fibrillation, the most common irregular heartbeat.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Nearly half of recreational runners may be drinking too much fluid during races, according to a survey of runners by Loyola University Health System researchers.
Health Sep 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Nearly 80 percent of what children learn during their first 12 years is through their vision. Though vision problems may seem easy to identify, they actually can be difficult for parents to discern. Still, parents need to ...
Health Sep 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
For many patients, cholesterol-lowering statin drugs can reduce the risk of strokes as well as heart attacks. But in a review article, Loyola University Health System neurologists caution that statins may not be appropriate ...
Medications Aug 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new school year means more than new clothes, new books and a new grade level it also means new shots for millions of public school children.
Health Aug 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Moderate social drinking significantly reduces the risk of dementia and cognitive impairment, according to an analysis of 143 studies by Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine researchers.
Addiction Aug 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 2 |