Rush University Medical Center

The Rush Medical Center was founded in 1837 in Chicago, Illinois. Today, Rush Medical Center is known for cutting edge patient care/medical research in neuroendovascular medicine and rated as one of the Best Hospitals in America for research and patient care. Rush Medical Center has a reputation for treating complex congenital and structural heart conditions. Rush Medical Center has a teaching hospital which includes physician and nursing training programs.

Address
1653 W. Congress Parkway, Chicago, Illinois 60612
Website
http://www.rush.edu/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rush_University_Medical_Center

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Alzheimer's disease & dementia

New MIND diet may significantly protect against Alzheimer's disease

A new diet, appropriately known by the acronym MIND, could significantly lower a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, even if the diet is not meticulously followed, according to a paper published online for subscribers ...

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Gene therapy shown to remove core component of Parkinson's disease

An international team led by Rush researcher Jeffrey Kordower, Ph.D., has moved a step closer to developing a treatment to clear brain cells of a protein that is an integral cause of Parkinson's disease. The team published ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Moving more in old age may protect brain from dementia

Older adults who move more than average, either in the form of daily exercise or just routine physical activity such as housework, may maintain more of their memory and thinking skills than people who are less active than ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Cerebrovascular disease linked to Alzheimer's

While strokes are known to increase risk for dementia, much less is known about diseases of large and small blood vessels in the brain, separate from stroke, and how they relate to dementia. Diseased blood vessels in the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Nearly half of adults in US infected with HPV

If you currently are sexually active, have been sexually active in the past or have sex in the future, there's an extremely high chance that at some point before your sex life is over you will have been infected with the ...

Oncology & Cancer

Study shows how an opportunistic microbe kills cancer cells

New study results show for the first time how dying cells ensure that they will be replaced, and suggests an ingenious, related new approach to shrinking cancerous tumors. A research team from Rush University Medical Center ...

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