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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Mon Jul 07, 2014
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.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
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.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
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.
Sun Jun 22, 2014
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.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
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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.
Mon Jun 16, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Fri Jun 13, 2014
Personality traits linked with Alzheimer's disease, study finds
A recent study found that those who scored high in the personality trait of conscientiousness tended to be less predisposed to some of the more severe effects of Alzheimer's disease.