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Rush University Medical Center Offers New, Advanced Treatment for Brain Aneurysms

Rush is the first academic medical center in Illinois and the first comprehensive stroke center in the state to offer the Woven EndoBridge (WEB) Aneurysm Embolization System, a minimally invasive option for treating wide-neck bifurcation aneurysms...
11-Jul-2019 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Reprogramming Pancreatic Cancer

Findings published today in the journal Science Translational Medicine suggest that a type of white blood cell called tumor associated macrophages that have been deceived by pancreatic cancer cells into not attacking them can be “reprogrammed”...
11-Jul-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Gold LEED Certification Awarded to Rush Oak Brook

The U.S. Green Building Council has awarded Rush Oak Brook Gold Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification. LEED is an internationally recognized system for certifying green (environmentally responsible) buildings and the...
25-Jun-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rush University Medical Center Joins Sexual Assault Prevention Efforts

Rush University Medical Center is increasing its efforts to bring safety, equity and dignity to the workplace as part of the TIME’S UP Healthcare (TUH) campaign. Rush is the first and only academic medical center in Illinois and among 29...
21-Jun-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Better Way to Mend a Hole in the Heart

Rush University Medical Center is the first hospital in Chicago to use a new technology that enables specially trained physicians to use a single stitch to close an opening between the upper chambers of the heart – a condition that is found in...
20-Jun-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Robotic Technology Enhances Spine Surgery

A new technology that increases the safety and precision of spinal fusion surgeries while reducing the time needed for the procedure now is available at Rush University Medical Center. Called the Mazor X Robotic Guidance Platform, the technology...
3-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rush's Dr. Shikha Jain Named ResearcHERS Program Ambassador

Rush University Cancer Center oncologist Shikha Jain, MD, has been named an ambassador for the American Cancer Society's ResearcHERS program — a unique effort to fund women with innovative research ideas and dedication to discovering lifesaving...
20-May-2019 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Define Alzheimer’s-like Brain Disorder

A brain disorder that mimics symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease has been defined with recommended diagnostic criteria and guidelines for advancing future research on the condition. Researchers at Rush University Medical Center and scientists from...
30-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Rush Brings Leadership in Health Care IT to White House

At a recent White House event designed to engage more application developers, Rush University Medical Center CIO Dr. Shafiq Rab and chief application architect Modi Boutrs presented an app for mobile phone that provides patients with access to their...
17-Aug-2018 2:55 PM EDT

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New Procedure Brings Chemo to Melanoma

Surgical oncologist Dr. Cristina O’Donoghue is one of less than 30 surgeons in the country to trained to perform isolated limb infusion, which delivers high doses of chemotherapy to an affected arm or leg but not the rest of the body
1-Mar-2018 5:05 PM EST

Rush Anesthesiologist Pushes For Opioid Alternatives on CDC Expert Panel

As one of 18 pain management experts on the CDC Stakeholder Review Group asked to provide input on the CDC's Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain, Rush University Medical Center’s director of orthopedic anesthesia Asokumar...
16-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Better Visual –and Video -- Skills Can Lead to Earlier, More Accurate Movement Disorder Diagnoses. Two High Profile Examples Illustrate

23-Feb-2016 2:05 PM EST

Terrible News, Great Outcomes

A father and daughter each got a fighting chance against lung cancer, thanks to early detection and Rush's top-rated lung surgery program.
27-Sep-2015 1:05 AM EDT

Blood Pressure Under Pressure

People with high blood pressure may need to lower it much more than previously thought, according to the recently announced results of a major study. A heart health expert discusses the implications.
27-Sep-2015 1:05 AM EDT

Running Into Trouble

Injuries are on the rise as runners ramp up their training for the Chicago Marathon. Doctors explain what can go wrong, and when to seek medical attention for those aches and pains.
16-Sep-2015 8:05 PM EDT

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Rush is an academic health system whose mission is to improve the health of the patients and the diverse communities it serves with nationally recognized health care, education and research, as well as a commitment to community partnerships. The Rush system comprises Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital, as well as numerous outpatient care facilities. Rush University, with more than 2,500 students, is a health sciences university that comprises Rush Medical College, the College of Nursing, the College of Health Sciences and the Graduate College.

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