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Free Cancer Screenings Available March 24

February 28, 2018

Physicians from Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI) at SIU Medicine will provide free cancer screenings at Hillsboro Area Hospital (HAH), 1200 East Tremont in Hillsboro on Saturday, March 24, from 9 a.m. to noon.  

NIH Grants Boost Research on Depression, Endometriosis Treatments

February 27, 2018

Two scientists at SIU School of Medicine’s Department of Physiology have received federal funding to develop more effective therapies to treat two major health problems: depression and endometriosis.  

Heart-mouth connection

February 26, 2018

Doctors and dentists agree: Oral health isn’t just important for staving off halitosis. It’s also a good indicator of what’s going on in other areas of the body, like your heart.

American Heart Month: Good Eating for Happy Hearts

February 15, 2018

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the US. These new heart healthy recipes will warm your heart and shake up the winter blahs.

Aspects of a Learner: Dr. Sudhakar Shenoy

February 13, 2018

Learn more about Child & Adolescent Psychiatry resident Dr. Sudhakar Shenoy, Class of 2019.

Microbiomes may help improve diagnosis of endometriosis

February 9, 2018

A new process to identify certain microbes in women could be used to diagnose endometriosis without invasive surgery, possibly even before symptoms start.

SIU physician prepared for an Olympic task

February 8, 2018

David Jeong, MD, has achieved an impressive goal this month: He’s made it to the Olympics.

Culinary Medicine Aims to Cook Up Nutritional Solutions

February 8, 2018

A new collaboration between the Lincoln Land Community College Culinary Institute and Southern Illinois University School of Medicine aims to blend the art of food and cooking with the science of medicine.  

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