Northwestern Medicine scientists identified an enzyme as a potential new target for triple-negative breast cancer, a form of breast cancer that is associated with early tumor recurrence and significantly increased mortality rates.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, along with experts from medicine, law and government, gathered to discuss the current opioid crisis at the 2016 Global Health Interdisciplinary Symposium.
Research from McCormick School of Engineering and Northwestern Medicine scientists describes new MRI technique that can detect blood flow velocity to identify who is most at risk for stroke.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered circadian clocks in muscle tissue that control the muscle’s metabolic response and energy efficiency depending on the time of day.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified a protein that acts as a marker for a population of cells that may be an origin for prostate cancers.
Why can some people enjoy a cup of coffee just before bed and sleep peacefully, while others lie awake for hours? A new study suggests genes may hold the answer. “Each of us could be potentially responding to caffeine differently, and it’s possible that those differences can extend beyond that of caffeine,” said study author Marilyn Cornelis. She is an assistant professor in the department of preventive medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago.
Most people are ill-equipped to recognize the signs or symptoms of mental illness. And the consequences of unidentified mental health problems and inadequate treatment are particularly salient among disadvantaged black people. We must do a better job of addressing and treating mental illness because limited and inaccurate information about mental illness is dangerous.
For patients who need more help losing weight, Dr. Robert Kushner, professor of medicine at Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine, believes physicians should consider weight-loss medications approved in the last five years.
When kids have food allergies, the children’s parents may think they have food allergies too, but this is often not the case, a new study found. The study was conducted by researchers at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University and the Children’s Hospital of Chicago.