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  1. More Breast Cancers Were Diagnosed at Early Stage After Affordable Care Act Took EffectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | Newswise

    MAYWOOD, IL A Loyola University Chicago study published this month has found an increase in the percentage of breast cancer patients who were diagnosed in early Stage 1, after the Affordable Care Act took effect. The increases in Stage 1 diagnoses were higher among African American and Latina breast cancer patients, compared to white patients.

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  2. Shared Decision-Making Is Cornerstone of Multiple Sclerosis TreatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Newswise

    MAYWOOD, IL One of the cornerstones of multiple sclerosis treatment is shared decision-making between patients and their doctors and nurses, according to a cover article in the journal Practical Neurology . "Patients with MS are often very interested and involved in their own disease management and therefore should be empowered to play an active role in their care," wrote author Amy Perrin Ross, APN, MSN, CNRN, MSCN.

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  3. Loyola Psychiatrist Angelos Halaris, MD, PhD, Receives Owl of Wisdom AwardRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Newswise

    MAYWOOD, IL In recognition of his global contributions to psychiatry, Loyola Medicine psychiatrist Angelos Halaris, MD, PhD , has received the Owl of Wisdom award from the International Society of Neurobiology and Psychopharmacology . In giving the award, the society's nomination and selection committee considered Dr. Halaris' background, scientific accomplishments, educational and cultural contributions and overall impact on the international scientific community.

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  4. Kathy Albain, MD, Receives Endowed Chair to Fund Oncology ResearchRead the original story

    Friday Jun 9 | Newswise

    MAYWOOD, IL Grateful for the life-saving care they received at Loyola Medicine, Peter and Heidi Huizenga have made a generous gift to further oncology research and to honor Kathy Albain, MD, FACP, FASCO. The gift will fund the Huizenga Family Endowed Chair in Oncology Research at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.

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  5. Kamran Mirza, MD, PhD, Named to American Society for Clinical Pathology's "40 Under Forty"Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 8 | Newswise

    MAYWOOD, IL Loyola Medicine pathologist Kamran Mirza, MD, PhD, FASCP, has been named to the American Society for Clinical Pathology's prestigious "40 Under Forty" list of future leaders in the field. The list recognizes young pathologists "for their achievements and leadership qualities that are making an impact on pathology and laboratory medicine."

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  6. Memory Loss and Other Cognitive Decline Linked to Blood Vessel Disease in the BrainRead the original story

    Monday Jun 5 | Newswise

    MAYWOOD, IL Memory loss, language problems and other symptoms of cognitive decline are strongly associated with diseases of the small blood vessels in the brain, a study has found. The study by senior author Jos Biller, MD , first author Victor Del Brutto, MD, and colleagues is published in the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry .

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  7. Enhanced Test for Urinary Tract Infections Detects More Bacteria Than Standard TestRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 3 | Newswise

    MAYWOOD, IL One of the primary ways physicians diagnose urinary tract infections is with a test that detects bacteria in urine. A new enhanced test, developed at Loyola University Chicago, detects significantly more bacteria than the standard test, according to a study presented at a meeting of the American Society for Microbiology in New Orleans.

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  8. More Patients with Ankle Arthritis Are Undergoing Ankle Replacement SurgeryRead the original story

    May 25, 2017 | Newswise

    MAYWOOD, IL A growing number of patients who suffer severe ankle arthritis are undergoing ankle replacement surgery, enabling them to walk again without pain. Loyola Medicine ankle replacement patient Nancy MacFarland is a good example.

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  9. Study Reveals a Crucial Feature Common to Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and Huntington's DiseasesRead the original story

    May 23, 2017 | Newswise

    MAYWOOD, IL A Loyola University Chicago study has found that abnormal proteins found in Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and Huntington's disease all share a similar ability to cause damage when they invade brain cells. The finding potentially could explain the mechanism by which Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Huntington's, and other neurodegenerative diseases spread within the brain and disrupt normal brain functions.

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  10. Verghese Mathew, MD, Named Loyola Medicine Division Director of CardiologyRead the original story

    May 18, 2017 | Newswise

    MAYWOOD, IL Verghese Mathew, MD, FACC, FSCAI , a nationally known interventional cardiologist, has been named director of Loyola Medicine's division of cardiology, effective July 1, 2017. Dr. Mathew will succeed David Wilber, MD, FAHA, FACC , who has been Loyola's cardiology director since 2001.

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  11. Mannequin, Trained Actors Help Physicians Diagnose and Communicate Brain DeathRead the original story

    May 11, 2017 | Newswise

    MAYWOOD, IL One of the most difficult skills a neurologist must learn is how to diagnosis brain death and communicate the bad news to family members. A Loyola Medicine study has found that two simulation techniques dramatically improved the brain death diagnostic and communications skills of neurologists in training.

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  12. Twenty-Year Cancer Survivor Gives Back by Donating 20 Handmade QuiltsRead the original story

    May 9, 2017 | Newswise

    MAYWOOD, IL Twenty years after undergoing a life-saving treatment at Loyola University Medical Center, cancer survivor Carolyn Gatenby returned to Loyola to donate 20 handmade quilts. Mrs. Gatenby gave the cotton-fabric quilts to 20 patients who are undergoing stem cell transplants for leukemia, lymphoma and other blood cancers.

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  13. Raymond B. Wynn, MD, FACR, Joins Loyola Medicine As Vice Chair of Radiation OncologyRead the original story

    May 9, 2017 | Newswise

    MAYWOOD, IL Raymond B. Wynn, MD, FACR, an internationally known radiation oncologist, has joined Loyola Medicine as vice chair of network operations in the department of radiation oncology . Dr. Wynn will provide direct oversight and clinical care in the expansion of Loyola's oncology network.

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  14. What You Need to Know for National Stroke Awareness MonthRead the original story

    May 8, 2017 | Newswise

    MAYWOOD, IL In recognition of National Stroke Awareness Month in May, Loyola Medicine physicians are raising awareness of stroke signs and symptoms and educating the public on how to prevent strokes. "Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States and a leading cause of long-term disability," said Jos Biller, MD , chair of Loyola's Department of Neurology and an internationally known stroke specialist.

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  15. Chicago Radiological Society Gives Highest Honor to Loyola Radiation OncologistRead the original story

    May 4, 2017 | Newswise

    MAYWOOD, IL Loyola Medicine radiation oncologist Edward Melian, MD , has received the Chicago Radiological Society's 2017 Distinguished Service Award, the highest honor the society bestows on members. The award, also known as the Gold Medal, recognizes Dr. Melian's outstanding leadership and his many years of service to radiation oncology and radiology.

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  16. Prostate Cancer Patients Would Pay $2,000 for More Accurate Biopsies, Loyola Study FindsRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2017 | Newswise

    MAYWOOD, IL Prostate cancer patients are willing to pay up to $2,000 of their own money for a new high-tech biopsy technique that significantly improves accuracy, according to a study published in the journal Urology Practice . The study by senior author Gopal Gupta, MD , and colleagues was a multidisciplinary collaboration among Loyola Medicine and Loyola University Chicago's Quinlan School of Business and Stritch School of Medicine .

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  17. Two Surgeons Team Up to Remove 2,000 Cranial Base TumorsRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2017 | Newswise

    MAYWOOD, IL In one of the nation's longest and most successful surgical partnerships, Loyola Medicine neurosurgeon Douglas Anderson, MD , and otologic surgeon John Leonetti, MD , have worked together to remove nearly 2,000 cranial base tumors during the past 30 years. Drs. Leonetti and Anderson remove both benign and malignant tumors.

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  18. Emergency Departments Administering More Medications Through the NoseRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2017 | Newswise

    MAYWOOD, IL Administering medications through the nose as an alternative to injections or IVs is becoming increasingly popular in emergency departments and ambulances, according to a paper by Loyola Medicine pharmacists. The intranasal route "is easy, fast and noninvasive," emergency department pharmacist Megan A. Rech, PharmD, MS, and colleagues write in the journal Annals of Emergency Medicine .

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  19. Police Officer Becomes Loyola's 900th Lung Transplant PatientRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2017 | Newswise

    MAYWOOD, Ill. - Loyola Medicine's groundbreaking lung transplant program reached a new milestone when it recently performing its 900th transplant.

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  20. Health Psychologists Now Treating Functional Heartburn, Crohn's Disease, IBS and other GI DisordersRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2017 | Newswise

    MAYWOOD, Ill. - Health psychologists have begun treating gastrointestinal disorders that are strongly affected by stress, including irritable bowel syndrome , Crohn's disease, functional heartburn, functional dyspepsia and ulcerative colitis.

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