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Reduce Depression, Decrease Dementia
Although prior studies have shown that people with symptoms of depression are more likely to develop dementia, the relationship has remained obscure.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Scientists Shed Light on Link Between Depression, Dementia
Older people with depression are more likely to develop dementia, but researchers have been unable to explain the exact nature of the relationship between the two.
How Is Depression Related to Dementia?
A new study gives insight into the relationship between depression and dementia.
Illinois Medicaid restricts use of hepatitis drug
After spending an estimated $16 million this fiscal year on Sovaldi, which holds promise for a cure for the liver-damaging disease, the state agency headed by Julie Hamos approved the restrictions July 10. The rules limit the drug to sicker patients and bar it for anyone with a recent history of drug or alcohol abuse.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Rush Northwestern Studying New Anti-Dementia Drug
CHICAGO Alzheimer's researchers at Rush University Medical Center and Northwestern University have launched a study to test a new treatment for Alzheimer's Disease, and are looking for volunteers to take part.
Student has sights set on curing colon cancer
Sure, he likes to hang out with his friends, loves music - everything from Beethoven to Kanye West - and is involved in campus activities.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Re: Keven Stonewall Is On His Way To Finding A Cure For Cancer! | News One
Keven Stonewall , 19, is on a serious mission: he hopes to one day create a vaccine that will eradicate colon cancer.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
The Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation Announces the...
ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. - On behalf of its affiliate, the Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation , the American Association of Neurological Surgeons is pleased to announce that the NREF has reached agreements with DePuy Synthes Spine and Medtronic who will provide funding in support of the foundation's post-residency, clinical fellowship ... (more)
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Can 19-Year-Old Keven Stonewall Cure Colon Cancer?
If you never heard of 19-year-old Keven Stonewall, he's one of the bright lights in an otherwise very dark summer in Chicago.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
New York Daily News
Meet the 19-year-old Chicago teen who may cure colon cancer
Keven Stonewall is passionate about creating a vaccine that will cure colon cancer.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Steve Whitman, epidemiologist who helped reduce racial ...
Renowned epidemiologist Steve Whitman, who for 10 years was deputy commissioner of the city Department of Public Heath under Mayor Richard M. Daley, had a vast impact in the nation's public health field.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Can Cinnamon Save Your Brain From Deteriorating?
Cinnamon is a popular spice, and now it is being reported that it can play a significant role in battling Parkinson's disease.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Abuse and Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease Among Midlife Women: The ...
From the Departments of Psychiatry and Neurological Surgery , University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA; Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, PA ; Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY ; Department of Epidemiology, Henry F. Vaughn School of Public Health, ... (more)
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Rush Ranked in Seven Specialties by U.S. News & World Report
Rush University Medical Center once again has been named one of the nation's top hospitals, according to the new issue of U.S. News & World Report.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
U.S. News Ranks Best Chicago-Area Hospitals
Which hospitals in the Chicago-area should be considered "the best?" U.S. News & World Reports has weighed in on the best hospitals in the nation - as well as the region - in its 2014-15 rankings released Tuesday.
Victor Lukas, 63, of Shadow Lakes, formerly Joliet, passed away Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
News of the Day From Across the Nation, July 15
Bush spokesman Freddy Ford said the procedure took place Saturday at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
George W. Bush has second knee surgery
Bush, 68, had his left knee partially replaced over the weekend, less than two months after having the same surgery on his right knee.
Former President Bush Has Second Knee Surgery In Chicago
Less than two months after having his right knee replaced in Chicago, former President George W. Bush was back at Rush University Medical Center this past weekend to have a partial replacement of his his left knee.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
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.