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2012-03-24 04:36:10

Patients who have undergone sinus surgery can safely take an alternative pain medication that does not cause the side effects of narcotics such as fentanyl and Vicodin.

2012-03-19 23:02:41

The Loyola University New Orleans scholarship awards program, commemorating the school’s 33-year history of providing top-notch education for nurses in America, is open for prospective students

2012-03-19 04:52:10

Loyola University Medical Center is one of the major enrollers in a landmark clinical trial that found that plugging a hole in the heart works no better than drugs in preventing strokes.

2012-03-08 18:00:00

The Loyola University New Orleans School of Nursing was recently awarded a national scholarship by the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence, which will pay tuition for a deserving new student to

2012-02-27 07:24:19

In a study published in Nature Medicine, Loyola researchers report on a promising new technique that potentially could turn immune system killer T cells into more effective weapons against infections and possibly cancer.

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.

2011-12-07 22:20:09

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.

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


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.