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2012-01-17 15:05:00

The 2012 edition of the U.S. News & World Report Top Online Education Programs rankings guide singled out the Loyola University New Orleans School of Nursing as one of the best online graduate programs in the country. Loyola was one of only five nursing schools in the country and the only Jesuit institution to receive the honor roll designation from U.S. News & World Report. New Orleans, La. (PRWEB) January 17, 2012 The 2012 edition of the U.S. News & World Report Top Online...

More Preemies Thrive With Modern Medical Advances
2011-12-12 10:29:14

What do Rumaisa Rahmam, a healthy and normal first-grader and Madeline Mann, a college honors student have in common? Both are examples of extremely premature infants growing up to be normal, healthy, productive people. Madeline, born in 1989, became the world´s smallest surviving baby at the time after she was born at Loyola University Medical Center, her birth weight was 9.9 oz., about the size of an iPhone. Rumaisa, born in 2004 came into the world even smaller at 9.2 oz. Both...

2011-12-07 22:20:09

Experimental drug targets cancer stem cells In a novel therapeutic approach to treating breast cancer, Loyola University Medical Center researchers are reporting positive results from a clinical trial of a drug that targets tumor stem cells. Existing cancer drugs are effective in killing mature cancer cells. But a handful of cancer stem cells are resistant to such drugs. They survive and go on to develop into new tumor cells. A pilot study at Loyola found that an experimental drug...

2011-10-26 17:15:00

Two national publications recently recognized Loyola University New Orleans as being a best value private college and as having a top-rated business school. New Orleans, La. (PRWEB) October 26, 2011 l publications recently recognized Loyola University New Orleans as being a best value private college and as having a top-rated business school. Kiplingerâs Personal Finance has named Loyola University New Orleans one of the best values in private colleges. Kiplinger ranked 100...

2011-06-21 00:00:28

Loyola University New Orleans will offer three new interdisciplinary degree focused on environmental studies. Three major degree tracks will be offered including Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science with a concentration in biological sciences; Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies with a concentration in the humanities; and Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies with a concentration in social sciences. The program focuses on understanding the relationships between humans and...

2011-06-15 00:00:27

The Louisiana State Board of Nursing gave its initial approval to Loyola University New Orleans to develop a new program that would offer nurses currently holding a bachelor's degree a chance to earn a Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) June 13, 2011 The Louisiana State Board of Nursing gave its initial approval to Loyola University New Orleans to develop a new program that would offer nurses currently holding a bachelor's degree a chance to earn a Doctorate of...

2011-05-04 00:00:28

Loyola University New Orleans School of Nursing was recently recognized by U.S. News & World Report as having one of the nation's top nursing graduate programs. Loyola placed in the top 30 percent of the 467 nursing schools examined by the publication. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) May 02, 2011 Loyola University New Orleans School of Nursing was recently recognized by U.S. News & World Report as having one of the nation's top nursing graduate programs. Loyola placed in the top 30...

2011-05-02 20:12:58

Competitive young athletes are under increasing pressure to play only one sport year round, but such specialization could increase the risk of injuries, a Loyola University Health System study has found. Preliminary findings of the ongoing study included 154 athletes from all types of sports, with an average age of 13. They came to Loyola for sports physicals or treatment of injuries. The injured athletes had a significantly higher average score on a sports specialization scale than athletes...

2011-04-18 14:47:33

Loyola study finds a patient's binge drinking may mislead doctors about a blood test used in timing an operation A Loyola University Health System study has found another reason to not binge drink alcohol. Binge drinking, researchers found, could change the body's immune system response to bone injuries. "This tremendously complicates the trauma care of these patients," said bone biologist John Callaci, PhD, senior author of the study. The study, which was based on a rodent model, is being...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.