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2013-12-03 11:15:50

Findings to help physicians guide treatment options for women A study comparing the efficacy and tolerability of two popular osteoporosis drugs, denosumab and zoledronic acid, found that denosumab had a significantly greater effect on increasing spine bone mineral density and zoledronic acid caused more flulike symptoms. These findings were presented recently at the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research’s annual meeting. Researchers performed a retrospective chart review and...

2011-09-09 21:30:00

Larry M. Goldberg, chief executive officer, Vanderbilt University Hospital, Nashville, Tenn., has been selected as the new president and chief executive officer of Loyola University Health System (LUHS). He will officially join the health system in mid-October 2011. Maywood, IL (PRWEB) September 09, 2011 Larry M. Goldberg, chief executive officer, Vanderbilt University Hospital, Nashville, Tenn., has been selected as the new president and chief executive officer of Loyola University Health...

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2010-11-11 11:46:36

Alcohol does much more harm to the body than just damaging the liver. Drinking also can weaken the immune system, slow healing, impair bone formation, increase the risk of HIV transmission and hinder recovery from burns, trauma, bleeding and surgery. Researchers released the latest findings on such negative effects of alcohol during a meeting Nov. 19 of the Alcohol and Immunology Research Interest Group, held at Loyola University Medical Center. At Loyola, about 50 faculty members,...

2010-02-28 08:18:30

Loyola Among Centers that Enrolled Patients in CREST Trial Loyola University Medical Center is among the hospitals that enrolled patients in a landmark trial that compared traditional surgery with less-invasive stenting to clear dangerously clogged carotid arteries. The study found that the safety and efficacy of both procedures are roughly equal. The nine-year Carotid Revascularization Endarterectomy vs. Stenting Trial is known as CREST. The trial, conducted throughout the United States and...

2009-11-12 09:00:00

Renowned Transplant Surgeon Robert Love and Former Minnesota Timberwolves and Marquette University Basketball Coach Present at "Living with PF" Patient Event in Lisle Nov. 14th CHICAGO, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An unlikely pair of experts -- a transplant surgeon and a former pro and college basketball coach -- will be speaking to patients suffering from pulmonary fibrosis (PF) on Saturday in Lisle. The terminal lung disease threatened the life of the former coach until the...

2009-01-27 18:43:00

All Outpatient Oncology Services will be Relocated to Adjacent Proton Site in Warrenville CHICAGO, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) received Illinois state approval on its plans to build a comprehensive outpatient cancer treatment and imaging center in Warrenville. The Illinois Health Facilities Planning Board (IHFPB), in a unanimous vote of 4-0, approved the project's Certificate of Need application during today's meeting. Construction is expected to commence...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.