The presence of certain antibodies in patients may suggest a higher risk of transplant rejection across multiple organ types, according to a study published in PLOS Medicine.
Monthly Archives: June, 2018
Triclosan, a common antimicrobial used in toothpastes and other products, may raise the risk of gut inflammation and colorectal cancer, according to a preliminary animal study.
A team of scientists has identified a key enhancer of Sox9 — a gene critical for male sex development — and demonstrated that deleting the enhancer results in male-to-female sex reversal in animal models.
Enhancing autophagy, the system that recycles old or dysfunctional cells, could have therapeutic effects in a variety of aging-related diseases, according to a pair of Northwestern Medicine studies.
A new device called a regenerative bandage, developed by Northwestern scientists, quickly heals hard-to-treat diabetic wounds and sores without using drugs.
During the Nursing Role Learning Experience, third-year medical students shadow nurses to better understand the role of nurses in patient care, and how to communicate together as a team.
Laws banning smoking at workplaces and other public places are associated with a significantly lower risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a new study.
Lack of a receptor regulating mitochondrial metabolism was linked with kidney dysfunction including kidney disease, according to a recent study.
A unique bacterial strain isolated from a patient with pelvic pain could be the key to treating prostate cancer with immunotherapy, according to a study published in Nature Communications.
Along with Deerfield Management, Northwestern has announced a $65 million investment and the launch of Lakeside Discovery, LLC, with the mission to accelerate the translation of transformative biomedical technologies.