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Hepatitis C Treatment Can Be Shortened in 50 Percent of Patients, Study Finds

Hepatitis C drugs cure more than 90 percent of patients, but can cost more than $50,000 per patient. Findings from a new study could lead to big cost savings. In 50 percent of patients, the standard 12-week treatment regimen could be shortened to as...
6-Nov-2018 6:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Evaluating New Treatment for Ventricular Tachycardia

Loyola Medicine is participating in a clinical trial of a new catheter ablation system intended to improve treatment outcomes for a life-threatening heart rhythm disorder called ventricular tachycardia. The treatment can reach deeper into heart...
8-Nov-2018 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Loyola Medicine Names Shawn P. Vincent President & Chief Executive Officer

Loyola Medicine has announced that Shawn P. Vincent is the new president & chief executive officer of the regional system. He also is a member of the Loyola Medicine board of directors.
8-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Diagnosing Strokes is Complicated by "Mimics" and "Chameleons"

Stroke specialists often see conditions known as stroke "mimics" and "chameleons" that can complicate accurate diagnoses, Loyola neurologists report in Neuroimaging Clinics of North America. Stroke mimics look like strokes, while chameleons are...
26-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Glyn R. Morgan, MD, Named Director of Loyola Medicine's Division of Intra-Abdominal Transplant

Glyn R. Morgan, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS, one of the nation's leading liver and kidney transplant surgeons, has been named director of Loyola Medicine's division of intra-abdominal transplant.
25-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Loyola Pediatric Intensive Care Physician Recognized by Gift of Hope

Loyola Medicine's Julie Fitzgerald, MD, FAAP, division director, pediatric critical care, medical director, pediatric intensive care unit, was recognized as a Lifesaving Partner by Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network.
25-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Why Does Diabetes Cause Heart Failure?

A Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine study reveals how, on a cellular level, diabetes can cause heart failure. The findings could lead to medications to treat and perhaps prevent heart failure in diabetes patients.
11-Oct-2018 6:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Loyola Medicine Marks 30th Anniversary of Groundbreaking Lung Transplant Program

Loyola Medicine recently marked the 30th anniversary of its first lung transplant. Loyola has performed nearly 950 lung transplants. This is more than four times as many lung transplants as the combined total of all other centers in Illinois...
15-Oct-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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The Silent Pain of Endometriosis

Loyola Medicine Recognizes Endometriosis Awareness Month
20-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EDT

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For a Good Night's Sleep, Turn Off Your Smartphone

9-Mar-2018 3:05 PM EST

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How to Talk to Children About Scary World Events

Physician gives tips on how to have difficult conversations about world tragedies (i.e., shootings).
15-Feb-2018 1:05 PM EST

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Hyperthyroidism vs. Hypothyroidism: What's the Difference?

Loyola's Pauline Camacho, MD, Offers Tips for National Thyroid Awareness Month
15-Jan-2018 12:05 PM EST

Six Tips to Survive Holiday Stress

how to cope with stress over the holiday month.
15-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST

Sleep Apnea Symptoms Corrected by ENT Procedure

Sleep Apnea Symptoms Corrected by ENT Procedure
13-Dec-2017 4:05 PM EST

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Loyola Medicine Oncologist Patrick Stiff, MD, Co-Author of Landmark @NEJM CAR-T Study, Offers Measured Evaluation of Therapy.

7-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST

Six Tips to Survive Holiday Stress

How to cope with the stresses of the pending holidays.
7-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST

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Loyola University Health System is committed to excellence in patient care and the education of health professionals. We believe that our Catholic heritage and Jesuit traditions of ethical behavior, academic distinction, and scientific research lead to new knowledge and advance our healing mission in the communities we serve. We believe that thoughtful stewardship, learning and constant reflection on experience improve all we do as we strive to provide the highest quality health care.

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