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Shared Decision-Making Is Cornerstone of Multiple Sclerosis Treatment

One of the cornerstones of multiple sclerosis treatment is shared decision-making between patients and their doctors and nurses, according to a paper in the journal Practical Neurology.
20-Jun-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Loyola Psychiatrist Angelos Halaris, MD, PhD, Receives Owl of Wisdom Award


In recognition of his global contributions to psychiatry, Loyola Medicine psychiatrist Angelos Halaris, MD, PhD, has received the Owl of Wisdom award from the International Society of Neurobiology and Psychopharmacology.
20-Jun-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Kathy Albain, MD, Receives Endowed Chair to Fund Oncology Research

Grateful for the life-saving care they received at Loyola Medicine, Peter and Heidi Huizenga have made a generous gift to further oncology research and to honor Kathy Albain, MD, FACP, FASCO.
9-Jun-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Kamran Mirza, MD, PhD, Named to American Society for Clinical Pathology's "40 Under Forty"


Loyola Medicine pathologist Kamran Mirza, MD, PhD, FASCP, has been named to the American Society for Clinical Pathology’s prestigious “40 Under Forty” list of future leaders in the field.
8-Jun-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Memory Loss and Other Cognitive Decline Linked to Blood Vessel Disease in the Brain

Memory loss, language problems and other symptoms of cognitive decline are strongly associated with diseases of the small blood vessels in the brain, according to a study published in the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.
5-Jun-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Enhanced Test for Urinary Tract Infections Detects More Bacteria Than Standard Test

One of the primary ways physicians diagnose urinary tract infections is with a test that detects bacteria in urine. A new enhanced test detects significantly more bacteria than the standard test, according to a study presented at a meeting of the...
30-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Prostate Cancer Technology Improves Biopsy Accuracy

New prostate cancer technology is improving the accuracy of biopsies. The technique fuses information from a prostate MRI to ultrasound images taken during the biopsy. The technique results in higher cancer detection, fewer biopsies and more...
30-May-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Documents Opioid Abuse Following Urologic Surgery

About 1 in 1,111 patients who undergo urologic surgery experience opioid dependence or overdose, a Loyola Medicine study has found. Patients at highest risk were younger, underwent inpatient surgery, had longer hospital stays, were on Medicaid or...
30-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Newly Appointed Director of Cardiology at Loyola Medicine Can Discuss Can Discuss Angioplasties, Stents, Medications, Clinical Trials


18-May-2017 2:05 PM EDT

New PSA Guidelines "Absolutely Necessary and a Very Good Step Forward."

12-Apr-2017 1:30 PM EDT

Loyola Pediatric Infectious Disease Expert Available to Discuss Mumps Cases in Illinois Northwest Suburbs


6-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EST

Loyola Infectious Disease Experts Available To Talk About Flu And Why Nasal Flu Mist is not Recommended This Year

29-Sep-2016 5:05 PM EDT

Sports Medicine Expert Available to Discuss Olympics Injuries

1-Aug-2016 1:05 PM EDT

FDA Approves First Absorbable Cardiac Stent

5-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT

Health Tips for a Healthy Fourth of July

Fireworks. Parades. Outdoor sports. Barbecues. The Fourth of July holiday weekend is a time to celebrate with family and friends, not spend time in the emergency room. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, about 230 people go to...
1-Jul-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Extending Anti-Estrogen Therapy by Five Years Helps Breast Cancer Patients

6-Jun-2016 11:05 AM EDT

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