In new clinical trials, a gene therapy for a serious blood disorder called beta-thalassemia significantly improved outcomes among patients, without serious side effects.
Yearly Archives: 2018
Immunosuppression among patients with HIV was associated with a significantly higher likelihood of heart arrhythmias, according to a new study.
A new study shows a patient’s overall heart disease risk assessment can better determine blood pressure treatment, as opposed to examining blood pressure levels alone.
New chair Daniel Brat, MD, PhD, is spearheading transformations in pathology, a field that’s rapidly evolving in parallel with advances in precision medicine and a trend toward sub-specialization.
Scientists found more than 100 possible cancer-causing mutations and defective alleles in a large-scale genetic analysis of pediatric cancers that was co-authored by Elizabeth Perlman, MD, and published in Nature.
Patients with advanced prostate cancer who received more intensive treatment experienced worse quality of life at three months, but better overall in the long-term, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
A new study advances the understanding of how human cytomegalovirus replicates within cells and also reveals potential treatment targets for the common virus.
Students, residents, faculty and staff recently traveled to San Francisco to attend the Student National Medical Association annual conference for current and future underrepresented minority medical students.
Three Northwestern faculty members have been elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering’s College of Fellows.
Infant and childhood food allergy, whose cause has long been a mystery, has now been linked to a mix of environmental and genetic factors that must coexist to trigger the allergy, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study.