SLU Hospital

New Device Allows Defibrillator Patients Get MRI'sSLU Hospital is among the first in the region to implant a new MRI-safe defibrillator. New technology now allows many to receive the needed test.
SSM Health: New Hospital Coming to South GrandA new hospital will be constructed along South Grand south of Chouteau, replacing the current Saint Louis University hospital.
New Study Shows Effectiveness of MammogramsAn expert panel finds mammograms are most beneficial for women between the ages of 50 and 74.
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Chemo Drug Extends Life of Patients with Advanced Prostate CancerA cheap chemotherapy drug tested in St. Louis has been found to extend life for more than a year for men with whose prostate cancer has spread.
MERS Virus: How Worried Should We Be?CBS News Medical Contributor Dr. Holly Phillips says it's not something to worry about on the day-to-day.
Much Has Changed in Heart Disease Treatment During Cheney's BattleTwo decades ago, 30 percent of heart attack patients died. Today, that figure is around four percent.
Emergency Room 'Frequent Fliers' Costing Time, Money"For example, asthmatics who don't have a good primary care home, they'll come to the ED every time they have a flareup because they just ran out of their medications"
Millions Receiving Antibiotic-Resistant Illnesses"Antibiotics, when they're used appropriately, are life-saving drugs but when they're used inappropriately that's when we run into the problems," SLU physician Nirav Patel says.
Study Finds Mediterranean Diet Is Heart FriendlyThe study found that people who eat a Mediterranean diet have a 30 percent lower risk of cardiovascular disease than those who follow a low-fat diet.
Local Specialists Keeping An Eye On Deadly Coronavirus The mysterious SARS-like illness has now killed six of the twelve people who have been diagnosed with it worldwide.
New Study Advocates For More Bypasses, Fewer StentsThe chief of cardiac surgery at St. Louis University Hospital, Dr. Richard Lee, says it really depends on how bad the cardiac damage is.
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