Articles for Tag: "Advocate Christ Medical Center"

Light giving physicians edge in kidney surgery 
Light giving physicians edge in kidney surgery
Thanks to a technology called “Firefly,” surgeons are seeing “green” and removing kidney cancers with improved precision.
Staying alert for signs of stroke 
Staying alert for signs of stroke
Today is National Stroke Alert Day. Learn more about the symptoms and treatment for this life-threatening condition.
Winning the battle against sleep apnea  Featured
Winning the battle against sleep apnea
Snoring can be a sign of a sleep disorder. Find out what you can do to get a better night’s rest.
New Jarvik heart pump gives new lease on life 
New Jarvik heart pump gives new lease on life
An Illinois man has become the first patient at a Chicago suburban hospital to receive an advanced Jarvik heart pump.
Pre-conditioning key to avoiding summer injuries  Featured
Pre-conditioning key to avoiding summer injuries
Check out these tips to minimize the risk of injuries for kids and adults.
Prostate cancer test still beneficial 
Prostate cancer test still beneficial
Two years after a task force recommended against it, doctors continue to prescribe PSA screenings. Find out why.
Mini-monitor keeps tabs on heart 
Mini-monitor keeps tabs on heart
Smaller than a AAA battery, these devices can be painlessly placed under a patient’s skin within minutes.