Loyola University Health System

The Loyola University Health System is a Jesuit Catholic private medical center near Chicago, Illinois. Loyola University Health System is a teaching, patient care and research institution. It is comprised of the core Loyola University Medical Center, Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, Children's Hospital of Loyola, Burn/Trauma Center, Center for Heart and Vascular Center, Gottlieb Hospital, The Stritch School of Medicine and Niehoff School of Nursing. The Loyola University Health System is one of the top research and patient care centers in the nation. It is noted for leading the way in treating heart disease, cancer, organ transplant, and neurological disorders.

Address
2160 S. First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153
Website
http://www.loyolamedicine.org/index.cfm
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loyola_University_Medical_Center

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Cancer

New leukemia drug is more effective and easier to use

A landmark study co-authored by a Loyola Medicine oncologist has found that a newer targeted drug is significantly more effective than standard therapy for treating elderly patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

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.

Cardiology

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 Medicine neurologists report in the November 2018 issue of Neuroimaging Clinics of North America.

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