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Regenerating Nerve Tissue in Spinal Cord Injuries

Researchers at Rush University Medical Center are exploring a new therapy using stem cells to treat spinal cord injuries within the first 14 to 30 days of injury. Rush is only the second center in the country currently studying this new approach.
13-Aug-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Eating Away at Cognitive Decline

Eating a group of specific foods known as the MIND diet may slow cognitive decline among aging adults, even when the person is not at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, according to researchers at Rush University Medical Center.
4-Aug-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Rush Acquiring Part of Current Malcolm X College Location

Rush University Medical Center announced today that Rush will acquire part of the current location of Malcolm X College on Chicago's West Side. Rush will occupy seven of the site’s 11 acres after the college moves next year to its new location...
30-Jul-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Rush University Medical Center Rises in U.S. News Rankings

U.S. News and World Report again ranked Rush among the best in the country in seven specialty areas. In addition, it ranked six of those Rush specialties higher than in 2014.
21-Jul-2015 8:05 AM EDT

How Can You Plan for Events That Are Unlikely, Hard to Predict and Highly Disruptive Should They Occur?

The Ebola epidemic and resulting international public health emergency is referred to as a “Black Swan” event in medical circles because of its unpredictable and impactful nature. However, a paper in the June 30 issue of Clinical Infectious...
16-Jul-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Alzheimer’s May Affect the Brain Differently in African-Americans Than European-Americans

Alzheimer’s disease may cause different changes in the brain, or pathologies, in African-Americans than in white Americans of European descent, according to a new study by researchers in the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center at Rush University...
15-Jul-2015 4:00 PM EDT

New Center for Obesity and Bariatric Surgery Opens at Rush

The new Rush Center for Obesity and Bariatric Surgery at Rush University Medical Center offers the latest minimally invasive surgical procedures, comprehensive non-surgical approaches, support programs and research for the treatment of obesity.
13-Jul-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Works for Insomnia with Psychiatric, Medical Conditions

Cognitive behavioral therapy is a widely used nonpharmacologic treatment for insomnia disorders and an analysis of the medical literature by sleep researchers at Rush University Medical Center suggests it also can work for patients whose insomnia is...
13-Jul-2015 11:05 AM EDT

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