Eating Away at Cognitive DeclineFollowing a diet that includes nuts, berries, whole grains and leafy greens may slow cognitive decline among older adults, even if they're not at risk of developing Alzheimer’s.
Free immunizations and physicals are among the services that will be available at the 11th annual citywide RU Caring Back to School Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, at the Salvation Army Freedom Center. The entrance to the fair is located at 825 N. Christiana Ave.
Researchers at Rush University Medical Center are exploring a new therapy using stem cells to treat spinal cord injuries within the first 14 to 30 days of injury. Rush is only the second center in the country currently studying this new approach.
Rush University Medical Center’s leadership announced today that Rush will acquire part of the current location of Malcolm X College at 1900 W. Van Buren St. Rush will occupy seven of the site’s 11 acres after the college moves next year to its new location directly across the street, on Jackson Boulevard.
(CHICAGO) – The rates of asthma in children are unusually high in Chicago and the respiratory disorder disproportionately affects African-American children. To address the issue, Rush University Medical Center and six other major medical centers in Chicago are conducting a multicenter trial to see how best to implement asthma guidelines in emergency departments and at home.
The new Rush Center for Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery offers the latest minimally invasive surgical procedures, comprehensive non-surgical approaches, support programs and research for the treatment of obesity.
(CHICAGO) – Cognitive behavioral therapy is a widely used nonpharmacologic treatment for insomnia disorders, and an analysis of the medical literature by sleep researchers at Rush University Medical Center suggests it also can work for patients whose insomnia is coupled with psychiatric and medical conditions, according to an article published online by JAMA Internal Medicine.
Rush University Medical Center in Chicago has been named a finalist for the American Hospital Association’s Equity of Care Award for its efforts to reduce health care disparities and promote diversity within the organization’s leadership and staff.
(CHICAGO) – A new study by researchers from Rush University Medical Center suggests that errors on memory and thinking tests may signal Alzheimer’s up to 18 years before the disease can be diagnosed. The research is published in the June 24, 2015, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.