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SIU Medicine scientist to explore aging’s effect on balance

Balance problems that often accompany aging can lead to falls and injury. Research has also shown a strong link between balance disorders such as unsteady gait or vertigo and Alzheimer’s disease and
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Dr. Theodore Ganley presents 35th Annual Mimi Covert Cameo Memorial Lectureship

Visiting Professor of Orthopedic Surgery Theodore Ganley, MD, presented the 35th Annual Mimi Covert Cameo Memorial Lectureship on Nov. 22, 2021. Ganley is an attending orthopedic surgeon at the
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Crosby appointed Chair of Otolaryngology at SIU Medicine

SPRINGFIELD, IL – Dana Crosby, MD, MPH, has been named chair of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. She is also the director of

Report, Webinar Focus on Impact of COVID-19 and the Opioid Epidemic

SPRINGFIELD, IL – A new report describes the impact of COVID-19 on the existing rural opioid epidemic and identified opportunities to treat opioid addiction and reduce fatalities in rural Illinois.

November is Alzheimer's Awareness Month

In the News November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, helping bring awareness to the progressive brain disease that affects memory, language and thought. Dr. Erin Hascup, director of the Dale and

SIU Medicine to offer COVID-19 vaccines to children 5-11

Beginning the week of Nov. 8, current SIU Medicine patients five years and older are eligible to receive a vaccine to protect them against COVID-19. SIU Center for Family Medicine will be vaccinating
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SIU Medicine opens Post-COVID Recovery Clinic

Most people who get infected with COVID-19 get better within weeks of the illness. Yet studies indicate about 1 in 4 experience lingering post-COVID symptoms. For these individuals, post-COVID issues
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SIU Medicine enrolling patients for clinical study to treat depression

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS, October 18, 2021 – Clinical depression affects more than 17 million people in the United States. Among those afflicted, 1 out of 3 has what is called treatment-resistant
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Learners recognize surgical educators with 2021 teaching awards

Medical students and residents have determined the recipients of the 2021 Department of Surgery Teaching Awards. Nick Tadros, MD, MCR, was named the "Outstanding Educator of the Year." Emily Serafin