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Transplanting tissue from newborn fetal membranes prevents blindness in patients with a devastating disease called Stevens-Johnson syndrome, a Loyola University Medical Center study has found.
Ophthalmology Apr 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Vitamin D deficiency is associated with an increase in lung transplant rejection and infections, according to research conducted at Loyola University Health System (LUHS). Researchers also found that recipients ...
Surgery Apr 25, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Parenting a teenage athlete is a juggling actmonitoring homework, keeping up with practice and training schedules, weeks packed with competitions or games. It may seem like a never-ending to-do list and ...
Health Apr 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Despite the well-documented benefits of walking after surgery, some patients are reluctant to make an attempt even with the encouragement of medical staff. Loyola University Health System researchers reported ...
Surgery Apr 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Loyola researchers are reporting surprising findings about a molecule that helps ramp up the immune system in some cases and suppress it in others.
Immunology Apr 12, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Approximately 20 percent of adolescents in the U.S. today are obese or overweight. With the number of obese and overweight younger children close behind, this epidemic has lasting implications for the ...
Health Apr 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have determined that bacteria are present in the bladders of some healthy women, which discredits the common belief that normal urine is sterile. These findings were published in the April issue of the Journal of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 09, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- As baby boomers age, orthopaedic surgeons are seeing more and more patients, especially women, who suffer from debilitating arthritis of the thumb.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Apr 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Prom season is right around the corner and with that comes dress shopping and trips to the local tanning booths for many girls. Nearly 70 percent of tanning salon patrons are Caucasian girls and women, ...
Cancer Mar 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- If a paramedic suspects a patient is having a stroke, the paramedic is probably right, a Loyola University Medical Center study has found.
Cardiology Mar 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers have identified genetic causes in nearly 1 in 5 patients who suffer a type of heart failure called dilated cardiomyopathy.
Cardiology Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Patients who have undergone sinus surgery can safely take an alternative pain medication that does not cause the side effects of narcotics such as fentanyl and Vicodin, a Loyola University Health System study has found.
Surgery Mar 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Susan Loughman is among the tens of millions of Americans who suffer dry eyes. She has an especially bad condition, which makes it feel like there's sandpaper in her eyes.
Ophthalmology Mar 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is a common virus that infects the lungs and breathing passage ways. Though it may only produce minor cold symptoms in adults, it can lead to serious illness in young ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Study reveals new details about a protein that enables cancer cells to start new tumors in distant sites
(Medical Xpress) -- A Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine study has revealed details of the complex molecular process involving a protein that enables cancer cells to establish tumors in distant parts of ...
Cancer Mar 14, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |