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June 18, 2018

Rush has expanded a quick, convenient online medical evaluation service using innovative technology for web-based consultations with a physician to all patients who have seen a Rush health care provider within the last three years. 

June 5, 2018

Researchers at Rush have identified biomarkers that indicate which hip replacement patients are likely to suffer from destruction of bone tissue.

June 5, 2018

Cardiac specialists at Rush University Medical Center are among the doctors highlighted as “Chicago’s Top Cardiologists,” in a special edition of Chicago magazine’s “Top Doctor’s” list included in the magazine’s June 2018 issue.

June 5, 2018

A $45 million grant from Wounded Warrior Project greatly expands veterans services at Rush.

May 24, 2018

A new study reveals that South Asian-Americans are more likely to die of heart conditions caused by atherosclerosis, such as heart attacks and strokes, than East Asians and non-Hispanic whites in the U.S.

May 25, 2018

A research team has created a map of the molecular network in the aging brain and used it to identify two new Alzheimer’s disease target genes.

April 10, 2018

Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most common causes of chronic pain in the world. More than 30 million people in the United States alone suffer from OA, which can affect any moveable joint of the body, including the knees, hips, and hands. OA normally manifests itself as a breakdown of joint tissues, including degradation of cartilage.

March 16, 2018

Rush patients will be able to enter data from higi health screenings into their electronic health record and shared with their care providers. 

May 11, 2018

Rush is the first health care provider in the world to provide microburst vagus nerve stimulation — a new treatment for epilepsy patients who have not responded to standard drug treatments.

May 11, 2018

A study at Rush will explore how bacteria in the intestine influence the progression of cognitive decline and development of Alzheimer’s disease.