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Loyola Medicine Names Regional Chief Financial Officer

Loyola Medicine has announced that Daniel P. Isacksen, Jr. has been named regional chief financial officer, a promotion from his post as regional senior vice president of finance and assistant treasurer.
18-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Loyola Medicine to Offer Fellowship in Liver and Kidney Transplant Surgery

The American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) has accredited Loyola Medicine to offer a prestigious two-year fellowship in liver and kidney transplant surgery. The first fellow will begin in July, 2020.
17-Jan-2019 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Loyola Medicine Awarded $10,000 Grant from Huggies®

Loyola Medicine was recently awarded a $10,000 grant from Huggies® as part of the company's No Baby Unhugged initiative.
16-Jan-2019 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Leukemia Drug is More Effective and Easier to Use

A landmark study has found that a newer targeted drug is significantly more effective than standard therapy for treating elderly patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). The drug, ibrutinib, attacks cancer cells without damaging normal...
10-Jan-2019 7:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Liver Transplant Patients Have Higher Prevalence of Colon Cancer and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Liver transplant patients over time experience an increasing trend toward colon cancer and non-Hodgkin lymphoma, according to a study led by a Loyola Medicine gastroenterologist. The study also found that lung and heart transplant patients have a...
8-Jan-2019 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Loyola Medicine Physician Offers Top Ten Holistic Health Tips for the New Year

As the New Year approaches, Loyola Medicine family physician Kit Lee, MD, FAAMA is offering 10 holistic lifestyle tips that can boost your health and potentially reduce the need for medications.
31-Dec-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Black Breast Cancer Patients Have Worse Outcomes than Whites, Even With Similar Treatments

Black women with the most common form of early breast cancer had worse outcomes than white women even after receiving equivalent care, according to a major new study led by Loyola Medicine medical oncologist Kathy Albain, MD. Dr. Albain presented...
4-Dec-2018 2:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers produce six antibodies to combat Zika virus

Researchers have generated six Zika virus antibodies that could be used to test for and possibly treat a mosquito-borne disease that has infected more than 1.5 million people worldwide, according to a study published in PLOS ONE.
29-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Mercy Hospital Officials to Speak Prior to Emergency Department Reopening

20-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST


The Silent Pain of Endometriosis

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


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

9-Mar-2018 3:05 PM EST


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


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


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

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