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News Releases

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December 5, 2016

Dr. Shafiq Rab, with a public health background and innovative use of using mobile health care technology, is the new leader of Rush's information technology efforts

November 28, 2016

Researchers have found that both African-American and Latino children have significantly higher rates of corn, shellfish and fish allergies compared to white children, confirming that race and ethnicity play an important role in how people are affected by food allergy.  

November 4, 2016

Despite  several years of research providing the medical and economic evidence that feeding a mother’s own milk to very low birthweight infants improves clinical and financial outcomes, cultural and economic barriers remain to getting more mothers to breastfeed in the neonatal intensive care unit. This paper provides guidance for pediatric leaders to modify those barriers.  

October 26, 2016

Tempus, a technology company focused on helping doctors personalize cancer care, and Rush University Medical Center announced today a partnership to pursue their shared goal of providing customized treatment to cancer patients.

October 26, 2016

Rush University Medical Center and Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush are expanding access to academic health care with a new, state-of-the art professional building and surgery center planned for Oak Brook.

October 18, 2016

Rush University Medical Center unveiled a unique mobile stroke treatment unit, a specially built, state-of-the-art ambulance outfitted with telemedicine technology and a CT scanner enabling brain imaging that is critical to accurate stroke diagnoses and treatment. 

October 13, 2016

The Rush Center for Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery has earned “Comprehensive Center with Adolescent Care” accreditation from the American College of Surgeons Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program. 

October 13, 2016

About 15 percent of the 10 to 12 million people in the U.S. with hypothyroidism continue to feel sick despite following the standard of care recommended by the American Thyroid Association. New research results gives these patients, who often feel dismissed, evidence that their persistent symptoms are not just in their heads. 

October 11, 2016

Rush University Children’s Hospital's new name reflects breadth of pediatric specialists, research and facilities.  

September 30, 2016

A recently recognized pathologic protein in the brain may play a larger role in the development of clinical Alzheimer’s disease dementia than previously recognized, according to a study by researchers at Rush University Medical Center. The findings of the study of nearly 1,000 older adults were published in the Sept. 30 issue of the journal, Brain.