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Two NIH Grants Boost SIU Alzheimer's Research

November 14, 2018
Alzheimer’s is a devastatingly progressive disease that robs our loved ones of their memories and personalities. Presently 5.7 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s. By 2050, this number is projected to rise to nearly 14 million.

SIU Pediatrics Earns National Recognition

November 5, 2018

The Department of Pediatrics at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine has obtained a Level 3 status as the first pediatric-specific, multi-specialty clinic to be rec

Medical Students Working with Local Physicians

October 31, 2018
Family physicians in 10 Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine October 29–November 23. The students are participating in the school’s Family Medicine Preceptorship Program.
 

Frights and Delights: A Psychiatrist's Guide to a Safe Halloween

October 31, 2018

While it can be fun for adults to engage in adrenaline rushing activities such as spooky costumes, eerie movies and haunted houses, it’s important for parents to think about what is both appropriate and emotionally safe for children.

Study of Green Tea Extract May Yield Key to Hearing Protection for Cancer Patients

October 16, 2018
SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS: If you could take a drug that would help cure your cancer, but it would make you go deaf, would you still take the drug?


SIU Medicine, Danenberger Family Vineyards Mark Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day with Concert, Q&A with Plastic Surgeons

October 2, 2018
The Division of Plastic Surgery at Southern Illinois University Medicine has teamed up with Danenberger Family Vineyards to host “Wine Rocks & Breast Reconstruction,” 4-9 p.m., Saturday, Oct.

Medical Students Working with Local Physicians

October 2, 2018
Family physicians in 10 Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine October 1–26. The students are participating in the school’s Family Medicine Preceptorship Program.
 

SIU Medicine Launches New Department

September 20, 2018

The Department of Population Science and Policy is the school's first new department in nearly 30 years

SIU Clinic First to Study New High Blood Pressure Device-Based Treatment

September 6, 2018

Over 100 million Americans have hypertension, and more than half of those who are on antihypertensive medications still don’t have their blood pressure under control.

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