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Loyola Medicine Survey Finds 16 Percent of Burn Patients Test Positive for PTSD

A Loyola Medicine survey has found that 15.8 percent of adult burn patients screened positive for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
24-May-2018 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Loyola Named to Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Care Center Network

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation has added Loyola University Medical Center to its Care Center Network of centers with expertise in accurately diagnosing and treating patients with pulmonary fibrosis.
22-May-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Landmark Trial Testing Implantable Heart Defibrillators in Diabetes Patients

Centers are enrolling patients in a landmark international trial to determine whether defibrillator devices can save lives when implanted in diabetic patients who have had prior heart attacks.
22-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Technology Could Increase Supply of Usable Donor Lungs

An investigational technology called ex vivo lung perfusion (EVLP) potentially could increase the organ supply for lung transplants by providing a more informed evaluation of lungs that otherwise would be deemed ineligible for transplant
22-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Ultrasound Guidelines Reliably Identify Children Who Should be Biopsied for Thyroid Cancer

A Loyola Medicine study has found that new ultrasound guidelines can reliably identify pediatric patients who should be biopsied for thyroid cancer. Thyroid cancer is a common cause of cancer in teenagers, and the incidence is increasing. The...
15-May-2018 6:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Alcohol Use Before Lung Transplant Increases Time in Hospital and on Ventilator

Lung transplant patients who showed evidence of alcohol use before their transplants spent more time in the hospital and on the ventilator, a Loyola University Chicago Study has found. Researchers said abstaining from alcohol prior to lung...
15-May-2018 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How a Telestroke Program Saved the Life of a 30-Year-Old Stroke Patient

Chris Scholten arrived at a community hospital with stroke-like symptoms. Using telemedicine technology, a Loyola Medicine stroke specialist examined Mr. Scholten remotely and recommended he be transferred to Loyola, where he underwent life-saving...
15-May-2018 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Urine of Kidney Disease Patients Contains Diverse Mix of Bacteria

The urine of kidney disease patients contains a diverse mix of bacteria such as Staphylococcus and Streptococcus, a Loyola University Chicago study has found. The findings could lead to new approaches to treating lower urinary tract problems such as...
4-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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The Silent Pain of Endometriosis

Loyola Medicine Recognizes Endometriosis Awareness Month
20-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EDT

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For a Good Night's Sleep, Turn Off Your Smartphone

9-Mar-2018 3:05 PM EST

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How to Talk to Children About Scary World Events

Physician gives tips on how to have difficult conversations about world tragedies (i.e., shootings).
15-Feb-2018 1:05 PM EST

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Hyperthyroidism vs. Hypothyroidism: What's the Difference?

Loyola's Pauline Camacho, MD, Offers Tips for National Thyroid Awareness Month
15-Jan-2018 12:05 PM EST

Six Tips to Survive Holiday Stress

how to cope with stress over the holiday month.
15-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST

Sleep Apnea Symptoms Corrected by ENT Procedure

Sleep Apnea Symptoms Corrected by ENT Procedure
13-Dec-2017 4:05 PM EST

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Loyola Medicine Oncologist Patrick Stiff, MD, Co-Author of Landmark @NEJM CAR-T Study, Offers Measured Evaluation of Therapy.

7-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST

Six Tips to Survive Holiday Stress

How to cope with the stresses of the pending holidays.
7-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST

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