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Thursday Jul 10 | Mid-Day Mumbai

Cinnamon may halt progression of Parkinson's disease

"Cinnamon has been used widely as a spice throughout the world for centuries. The spice can reverse the biomechanical, cellular and anatomical changes that occur in the brains of mice with Parkinson's disease," said Kalipada Pahan, a Floyd A Davis professor of neurology at Illinois-based Rush University.

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Related Topix: Parkinson's Disease, Health

Mon Jul 07, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Does cycling increase risk for erectile dysfunction, infertility, or prostate cancer?

Cycling is a popular activity that offers clear health benefits, but there is an ongoing controversy about whether men who ride have a higher risk of urogenital disorders such as erectile dysfunction, infertility, or prostate cancer.

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Related Topix: Erectile Dysfunction, Prostate Cancer, Health

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Hill

Private mental health providers must stand ready to help veterans

Over the past several years, the Department of Veterans Affairs has undertaken significant efforts to expand services and capacity to meet the growing mental health needs of veterans.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Duke University

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Northwestern University

Trial to Test New Drug That may Slow Alzheimer's Memory Loss

A new research study at Northwestern Medicine and Rush University Medical Center is testing whether a new investigational treatment can slow the memory loss caused by Alzheimer's disease.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Northwestern University

Sun Jun 22, 2014

RiverBender.com

Addiction Expert Warns Brain is Against Us

"Teens are especially vulnerable to experimentation with abusive drugs with their impulsive brains that are more attuned to peer pressure and less able to make healthy choices when it comes to long-term consequences," says Celeste Napier, director of the Center for Compulsive Behavior and Addiction at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.

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Thu Jun 19, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Fundraiser Sunday for Sterling woman fighting cancer

ROCK FALLS – A benefit will be held Sunday at the new Whiskey Barrel Saloon for a Sterling woman fighting breast cancer.

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Related Topix: Rock Falls, IL, Sterling, IL

Mon Jun 16, 2014

Northwest Herald

Quinn signs Illinois Medicaid cuts restoration

Gov. Pat Quinn stands Monday after signing legislation to restore Medicaid cuts made two years ago along with other changes that will modernize the program during a news conference at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Illinois, Pat Quinn, US Governors

Daily Herald

Fremd, Palatine students participate in Rush University Field Trip

One educational area District 211 prides itself on is the ability to provide students with hands-on learning and the opportunity to learn outside of the classroom.

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Related Topix: Palatine, IL, Family, Kids

Newswise

Older Individuals With Normal Thinking and Memory Function Sought To...

A new research study at Rush University Medical Center and Northwestern Medicine is testing whether a new investigational treatment can slow the memory loss caused by Alzheimer's disease.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Chicago, IL

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