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When hospital patients have to be readmitted soon after discharge, hospitals look bad.
Health Oct 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Loyola University Medical Center researchers are conducting a first-of-its kind study of marathon runners to determine if there is link between foot injuries and ill-fitting shoes.
Health Oct 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Women who have a positive urine culture test on the day of surgery for a pelvic-floor disorder are more likely to have a urinary tract infection (UTI) in the first six weeks after the procedure. These findings were presented ...
Cardiology Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
While many marathon runners may be preoccupied with shin splints, chafing and blisters come race day, one thing they may not consider is their bladder health.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Gender-specific group therapy is effective for treating depressed women with Type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in the latest issue of the Annals of Behavioral Medicine and funded by the National Institute of Nur ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Loyola University Medical Center has launched the first clinical trial in the Midwest of an experimental melanoma treatment that genetically engineers a patient's immune system to fight the deadly cancer.
Cancer Oct 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Physicians offer new procedure to manage fecal incontinence, an underreported and debilitating condition
Fecal incontinence, or the inability to control the bowels, is a highly underreported and stigmatized condition, according to colorectal surgeons at Loyola University Health System (LUHS).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A troubling sleep disorder that causes sleepers to physically act out their dreams by kicking, screaming or falling out of bed may be more common than reported, according to Loyola University Medical Center ...
Health Sep 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Loyola University Medical Center is studying whether a new form of non-invasive magnetic therapy can help people who suffer debilitating tinnitus (ringing in the ears).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
It was a quiet Thursday afternoon when AS, a 68-year-old woman from a suburb of Chicago, awakened from a nap to the realization that something was terribly wrong.
Neuroscience Sep 10, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0
The Midwest is under an air quality alert for dangerous levels of mold. The Midwest mold count today is 60,000 – well over the 50,000 threshold that signals a dangerous air quality warning.
Health Sep 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The gridiron is back in action. From little leagues to professional teams, football frenzy has begun, and with it, concerns about concussions. But it's not just jarring tackles that can lead to concussions ...
Health Sep 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study raises a cautionary note about the increasing use of a minimally invasive procedure to repair ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms, according to vascular surgeon Dr. Jae Sung Cho of Loyola University Medical Center.
Surgery Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- With all the different sports drinks on the market, it can be hard to decide whether to reach for a sports drink or water to quench your thirst. In most cases, water will meet your hydration needs, according ...
Health Aug 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- When Susan McLain, 49, underwent a double mastectomy, she never imagined that she would look and feel better after reconstructive surgery than she did before breast cancer.
Cancer Aug 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0