The misconception that people with more pigment in their skin cells are protected from cancer-causing ultra-violet rays can be deadly. Melanoma, the least common form of skin cancer but also the deadliest, are more likely to be caused by genetics...
23-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Rush University will recognize more than 800 graduating students at its 45th commencement ceremony Thursday, May 25, from 4-6 p.m. at the UIC Pavilion (525 S. Racine Ave., Chicago).
22-May-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
A new clinical trial provides a new option for kidney cancer patients and adds to Rush’s wider research efforts towards identifying immune system biomarkers to better predict which immunotherapy will work best for individuals no matter which...
19-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
A new device gently suctions, processes and uses a patient’s own fat tissue to provide a potential source of stem cells and growth factors to promote healing.
19-May-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Rush has partnered with tech company Tempus to expand its biorepository of tissue samples from cancer patients in order to advance cancer care.
17-May-2017 3:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Researchers have discovered two genes, known as UNC5C and ENC1, that are associated with aging individuals having better memory and brain function than would be expected, given the amount of pathologies that accumulated in their brains.
27-Apr-2017 11:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Starting in the 2017-18 school year, two Rush neurology residents will complete a one-month rotation in Zambia, Africa, each year as part of a new elective rotation run by Dr. Igor Koralnik, chairperson of the Department of Neurological Sciences at...
18-Apr-2017 9:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
All three Rush hospitals – Rush University Medical Center, Rush Oak Park Hospital and Rush-Copley Medical Center – have received an ‘A’ grade, the highest possible, from the Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit patient safety watchdog organization....
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As one of 18 pain management experts on the CDC Stakeholder Review Group asked to provide input on the CDC's Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain, Rush University Medical Center’s director of orthopedic anesthesia Asokumar...
16-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EDT
Better Visual –and Video -- Skills Can Lead to Earlier, More Accurate Movement Disorder Diagnoses. Two High Profile Examples Illustrate
23-Feb-2016 2:05 PM EST
A father and daughter each got a fighting chance against lung cancer, thanks to early detection and Rush's top-rated lung surgery program.
27-Sep-2015 1:05 AM EDT
People with high blood pressure may need to lower it much more than previously thought, according to the recently announced results of a major study. A heart health expert discusses the implications.
27-Sep-2015 1:05 AM EDT
Injuries are on the rise as runners ramp up their training for the Chicago Marathon. Doctors explain what can go wrong, and when to seek medical attention for those aches and pains.
16-Sep-2015 8:05 PM EDT