Wednesday, January 23, 2013
NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) and Mayo Clinic today announced NorthShore as a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network.
Wednesday, January 23
NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) and Mayo Clinic announced NorthShore as a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. This unique collaboration, the only one of its kind in the Chicago region, will provide NorthShore patients with access to medical resources and experts from both systems working together on their behalf, a press release stated. The agreement formalizes a longstanding relationship between the two institutions and promotes the collaborative efforts of physicians dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of complex medical conditions, including neurological, cancer and cardiovascular cases. “The future of healthcare will be enhanced via the collaboration of strong partners finding new ways to share expertise to …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
A NorthShore University HealthSystem neurosurgeon, in collaboration with UCLA researchers, has identified the abnormal tau proteins associated with concussions and traumatic brain injuries in five living retired National Football League players.
Using new brain imaging techniques, Julian Bailes, MD, Chairman of the department of Neurosurgery at NorthShore University HealthSystem, in collaboration with UCLA researchers, has identified the abnormal tau proteins associated with concussions and traumatic brain injuries in five living retired National Football League players. Previously, identifying this protein could only be done through an autopsy. "It is the holy grail of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) research to be able to identify those who are suffering from the syndrome early, while they're still alive,” stated study author Dr. Bailes in a press release. Dr. Bailes also serves as Director of the Brain Injury Research Institute and has been a CTE researcher during the …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
See which area babies were born on New Year’s Day in 2013. Both babies were born shortly after midnight.
A New Year’s Day baby boy - Samson Chambers was born to Chicago residents Donald and Sheryl Chambers at NorthShore University HealthSystem in Evanston, 2650 Ridge Ave., on Jan. 1, 2013, at 12:41 a.m. The boy came in at 8-pounds, 3-ounces and 20-inches. “I wanted [Samson] to be born on Christmas day and my husband wanted him to be born on New Year’s Day,” Sheryl Chambers said. “My husband got his wish.” This is the fifth child for the Chambers family. The mother said she now has three girls and two boys. “Honestly, for me, I think it’s a normal thing. It was a regular day for me,” Chambers said. “We gave him the name Samson [which is] from the bible. The name means ‘being strong.’” Chambers added that she had family at the hospital …
Sunday, January 15, 2012
NorthShore offers a variety of events, including prenatal classes, water therapy, nutrition and more.
Sunday, January 15, 2012