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13 hrs ago | HON

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.


17 hrs ago | Newswise

How Is Depression Related to Dementia?

A new study gives insight into the relationship between depression and dementia.


Related Topix: Depression, Medicine, Neurology

21 hrs ago |

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.


Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Illinois, Illinois Government, Hepatitis, Medicine, Alcoholism, Northwestern University

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Chicago Chronicle

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.


Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Northwestern University

USA Today

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.


Related Topix: University of Wisconsin Madison, Pensacola, FL

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)


Related Topix: Medicine, Neurological Surgery, Back Pain, Health, University, FL, Johns Hopkins University, Duke University

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Black Enterprise

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health

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.


Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

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.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, North Chicago, IL, City College of New York, City University of New York, Yale University

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.


Related Topix: Parkinson's Disease, Health

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)


Related Topix: University of Pittsburgh, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Women's Health, Health

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Urology, Oak Lawn, IL, Hoffman Estates, IL, University of Chicago

Free Press

Victor Lukas

Victor Lukas, 63, of Shadow Lakes, formerly Joliet, passed away Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.


Related Topix: Joliet, IL, Shorewood, IL

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.


Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US Military, US News

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.


Related Topix: George Bush

CBS Local

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.


Related Topix: George Bush, W.

Thu Jul 10, 2014

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.


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.


Related Topix: Erectile Dysfunction, Prostate Cancer, Health