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In a study published in Nature Medicine, Loyola researchers report on a promising new technique that potentially could turn immune system killer T cells into more effective weapons against infections and possibly cancer.
Immunology Feb 26, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (7) | 0 |
A protein known to be a key player in the development of Parkinson's disease is able to enter and harm cells in the same way that viruses do, according to a Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine study.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Apr 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
A Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine study includes some unexpected findings about the immune systems of smoke-inhalation patients.
Health Jan 13, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (6) | 1 |
A study by researchers from Los Alamos National Laboratory and a multinational team reveals how daclatasvir, a direct-acting antiviral agent in development for the treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV), targets one of its ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 18, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A Loyola study of high school students provides new evidence that a person's circle of friends may influence his or her weight.
Health Jul 09, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine researchers are reporting a possible new blood test to help diagnose heart attacks.
Cardiology Sep 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Its been more than a month since New Years and swimsuit season is lurking on the horizon how are those weight-loss resolutions working out?
Health Feb 15, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- The recent Illinois cigarette tax hike is making smoking dangerous to people’s physical and financial health. The additional economic pressures are compelling people to quit smoking. In fact, 70 ...
Addiction Jul 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Improving health can be as easy as opening the freezer door. "Save time, save money, boost nutrition and control portions by eating low-calorie, frozen foods," advises Jessica Bartfield, MD, internal medicine.
Overweight and Obesity Nov 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
It was a quiet Thursday afternoon when AS, a 68-year-old woman from a suburb of Chicago, awakened from a nap to the realization that something was terribly wrong.
Neuroscience Sep 10, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0
Within a few years, a new generation of easy-to-use blood-thinning drugs will likely replace Coumadin for patients with irregular heartbeats who are at risk for stroke, according to a journal article by Loyola University ...
Medications Feb 06, 2012 | 4 / 5 (3) | 0 |
MRI scanning could become a powerful new tool for assessing how well cholesterol drugs are working, according to Loyola University Health System cardiologist Binh An P. Phan, MD.
Medical research Oct 14, 2011 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 2
(Medical Xpress) -- Unfortunately, kids get sick. Fighting a virus or common cold is good for a childs immune system and can help build antibodies that protect them from dangerous illnesses. Still, there are times when ...
Health Mar 01, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1
A national survey found that women were three times more likely to see a doctor on a regular basis than men. Even though men on average die younger than women and have higher mortality rates for heart disease, cancer, stroke ...
Health Jun 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Loyola University Hospital spine surgeon Dr. Alexander Ghanayem is co-author of a landmark editorial challenging the integrity of published industry-sponsored research involving a bone-growth product.
Other Jun 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0