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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.

Cardiology

Why does diabetes cause heart failure?

Men with diabetes are 2.4 times more likely than non-diabetics to suffer heart failure and women are five times more likely.

Oncology & Cancer

Women with non-small cell lung cancers live longer than men

Women diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancers (NSCLC) live longer than their male counterparts, according to results of a SWOG study presented by Loyola Medicine researcher Kathy Albain, MD, at the International Association ...

Cardiology

One antiplatelet drug after heart valve replacement

Current treatment guidelines say patients who undergo minimally invasive aortic heart valve replacements should receive two antiplatelet drugs to reduce the risk of dangerous blood clots.

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