Older adults who are subject to elder abuse, neglect and exploitation face a greater risk of being hospitalized than other seniors, according to the results of a study published in the April 8 issue of JAMA Internal Medicine.
4/8/2013 4:05 PM EDT
A promising new treatment for deadly brain tumors taken orally with minimal side effects is being studied by neurological researchers at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago. Rush is the first and only site in the world using the new drug...
3/27/2013 1:25 PM EDT
Studies in mice with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) have shown that sodium phenylbutyrate, known as Buphenyl, successfully increases factors for neuronal growth and protects learning and memory, according to neurological researchers at the Rush...
3/8/2013 5:15 PM EST
Rush University Medical Center researchers participated in clinical trials for promising new drug against aggressive breast cancer called Kadcyla also known as TDM-1 (traztuzumab emtansine).
2/22/2013 11:30 AM EST
Single-Incision Kidney Removal Performed at Rush, One of Five Sites in the Country to Offer a Novel Approach for Live Kidney Donors
Surgeons at Rush University Medical Center have removed the kidney from a living-donor using a single incision in the navel, introducing to Illinois a cutting-edge surgical technique that can motivate more individuals to donate organs. The operation...
2/8/2013 3:05 PM EST
The number of people with Alzheimer’s disease is expected to triple in the next 40 years, according to a new study by researchers from Rush University Medical Center published in the February 6, 2013, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal...
2/6/2013 11:30 AM EST
Feeding human breast milk to very-low-birth-weight infants greatly reduces risk for sepsis and significantly lowers associated neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) costs, according to a study by Rush University Medical Center researchers.
2/6/2013 3:00 PM EST
Rush University Medical Center is conducting the nation’s first clinical study of an innovative stem cell drug, Cartistem, to repair knee cartilage damaged by aging, trauma or degenerative diseases such as osteoarthritis.
1/24/2013 3:00 PM EST