The first genetic mutation that appears to protect against multiple aspects of biological aging in humans has been discovered in an Amish family in Indiana, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
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A Northwestern Medicine clinical trial found that a stem cell therapy did not improve walking ability in people with peripheral artery disease, although exercise did lead to significant improvements.
More than half of infants with infantile-onset spinal muscular atrophy who were treated with nusinersen gained motor milestones, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine trial.
Two Northwestern Medicine clinical trials investigated drugs to treat patients suffering from vasodilatory shock and respiratory failure, showing promising results.
Patients with advanced neuroendocrine tumors had a similar quality of life while on a newly approved chemotherapy drug, as compared to patients receiving a placebo, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Simple behavioral interventions can be effective at curbing inappropriate antibiotic prescribing, if adopted for the long term, according to a recent study published in JAMA.
Women with invasive breast cancer who were treated with an aggressive lymph node removal saw no survival benefit compared to those who received a less invasive procedure, according to a new clinical trial.
Northwestern Medicine investigators are on a mission to bring precision medicine to African-Americans.
The drug idarucizumab rapidly reversed the anticoagulant effects of the blood-thinner dabigatran in emergency situations, according to a recent phase III clinical trial.
An online calculator showed initial success at predicting the risk of heart disease events among young, healthy adults, according to a new study in JAMA Internal Medicine.