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Sydney Morning Herald
Dangers of back pain 'quick fix'
Researchers found treatment of central spinal stenosis in the lower back using epidural injections of steroids plus anaesthetic offered minimal or no short-term benefit as compared with anaesthetic alone.
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Courthouse News Service
Hospital Loses Bid for 'Pure Research' Funding
Rush University Medical Center cannot bill Medicare for the time residents and interns spend doing "pure research" unrelated to direct patient care, the 7th Circuit ruled Monday.
Medical News Today
Examining the brain's chromosomal make-up in relation to Alzheimer's disease
A new study led by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Rush University Medical Center, reveals how early changes in brain DNA methylation are involved in Alzheimer's disease .
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Mental Help Net
Bidirectional Association for Cognitive Function, Stroke
Lower cognitive function is associated with increased risk of stroke in older adults, and cognitive decline increases after stroke versus before stroke, according to a study published online Aug. 7 in Stroke .
Sun Aug 17, 2014
DNA methylation involved in Alzheimer's disease
A new study led by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Rush University Medical Center, reveals how early changes in brain DNA methylation are involved in Alzheimer's disease.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Leading ALS Researcher Joins the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug.14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences announces the appointment of Jingsong Zhou, Ph.D., as a research investigator and professor of physiology in the College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Rush University Medical Center Sells AMPYRA Royalty Rights to...
Walking disability is one of the most common and debilitating symptoms of the disease.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Mental Decline In Old Age Could Be A Warning Of A Stroke To Come
Though strokes have long been linked to subsequent mental decline, a new study now finds that the opposite may also be true.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Association of Cognitive Functioning, Incident Stroke, and Mortality...
From the Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Department of Internal Medicine , Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center , Department of Neurological Sciences , and Department of Behavioral Sciences , Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL; and Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis .
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Mental Decline Often Precedes a Stroke, Study Finds
Age-related declines in memory and thinking abilities may increase a senior's risk of stroke and death, researchers say.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Depression A Risk Factor For Dementia: New Study
A new study published in the scientific journal Neurology on July 30 showed that depression is a risk factor for dementia.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Undocumented Chicago cancer patient now cancer-free
An undocumented cancer patient who was treated here in Chicago is now cancer-free.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
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)