Loyola University Health System
(Medical Xpress) -- It’s already been one of the warmest years in decades and the 90-plus degree temperatures just keep coming. It’s always important to be conscious of weather conditions when you exercise, but ...
Health Jun 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A "brain pacemaker" called deep brain stimulation (DBS) remains an effective treatment for Parkinson's disease for at least three years, according to a study in the June 2012 online issue of Neurology, the medical journa ...
Neuroscience Jun 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Loyola researchers are taking advantage of a quirk in the evolution of fruit fly genes to help develop new weapons against cancer.
Genetics Jun 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Father's Day brings to mind one of the most important things about being a good dad - staying healthy for his children's sake.
Health Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A fatty membrane in the belly called the omentum has until recently been considered somewhat like the appendix -- it didn't seem to serve much purpose.
Immunology Jun 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Everyone is strapped for time, especially busy moms and dads. From sporting events to music rehearsals or just acting as a chauffeur, its hard to squeeze everything in. The juggling act becomes even more stressful when ...
Health Jun 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Loyola University Medical Center researchers are reporting one of the first studies to examine how patients and families are soliciting living kidney donors on Facebook.
Other May 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A recent study has shown that exercise can add years to a persons life. Still, as we age it can become more tedious and sometimes more difficult to exercise. Many people see aging as a time to slow ...
Health May 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Children born with cleft lip, cleft palate and other craniofacial disorders face numerous medical challenges beyond appearance.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
iPhones and other smartphones can be a huge help to the visually impaired, but few vision doctors are recommending them to patients, according to a study co-authored by a Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine ...
Health May 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The constant health education that dialysis patients receive can lead to boredom and noncompliance.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Following a stroke, factors as varied as blood sugar, body temperature and position in bed can affect patient outcomes, Loyola University Medical Center researchers report.
Neuroscience May 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Patients see potential benefits from direct-to-consumer genetic testing, but are also concerned about how test results will be used, and generally are unwilling to pay more than $10 or $20 for them, according to focus groups ...
Genetics May 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
There's a high rate of depression among patients with hepatitis C, but a standard treatment for the disease includes a drug, interferon, that can cause depression.
Medications May 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A Loyola University Medical Center study has found that binge drinking may slow recovery and increase medical costs for survivors of burn injuries. The study was presented during the 44th Annual Meeting of the American Burn ...
Health Apr 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0