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Different types of eye professionals: What they do and how they can help

Here’s an overview of what these specialists do, and how they are qualified to help treat your or a family member’s specific condition: What is...

Most people hospitalized with COVID-19 have at least 1 symptom 6 months after falling...

In a new study, researchers found that more than three-quarters of COVID-19 patients have at least one ongoing symptom six months after initially becoming...

Scientists find the cause of chronic inflammation in obesity

When fat cells in the body are stuffed with excess fat, the surrounding tissue becomes inflamed. That chronic, low-level inflammation is one of the driving...

Men’s health tips for the New Year

A new year brings a new opportunity to focus on health, and Loyola Medicine Men's Health Center Director Kevin McVary, MD is offering tips...

New evidence shows vaping can harm lung function in healthy people

There is more evidence that vaping causes abnormal lung function in young, otherwise healthy people. In a new study, researchers found immediately after vaping, lung...

How the brain paralyzes you while you sleep

We laugh when we see Homer Simpson falling asleep while driving, while in church, and while even operating the nuclear reactor. In reality though, narcolepsy,...

This hormone may help beat obesity

In a recent study at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, researchers found that a hormone that can suppress food intake and increase the feeling...

This simple exercise may lower blood pressure more effectively

In a new study, researchers found that stretching is superior to brisk walking for reducing blood pressure in people with high blood pressure or...

Is it OK to exercise when you’re sick

If you are sick and plan to exercise this cold and flu season, experts say to use your head – and recognize the body's...

This drug can boost weight loss in people with obesity, diabetes

In a new study, researchers found that treatment with Bimagrumab is safe and effective for treating excess adiposity and metabolic disturbances of adult patients...