When Major League Baseball players travel in a way that misaligns their internal 24-hour clock with the natural environment and its cycle of sunlight, they suffer negative consequences, according to a recent study.
Browsing: Clinical Breakthroughs
The addition of the drug cetuximab to standard chemoradiation reduced the incidence of relapse for patients with anal cancer, but was associated with significant adverse effects, according to recent Northwestern Medicine clinical trials.
Children with congenital heart disease have a higher risk of epilepsy through adulthood, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
A recent clinical trial assessed the efficacy and safety of the drug ibrutinib in patients with Waldenstrom’s macroglobulineaemia, a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, who were not responding to other treatments.
Patients with hepatitis C virus infection who received an antiviral drug around the time they underwent liver transplantation saw a high rate of sustained virologic response, according to a Northwestern Medicine clinical trial.
A drug called ustekinumab significantly improved symptoms for patients with moderate to severe Crohn’s disease, according to Northwestern Medicine clinical trials published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
The absence of obesity, diabetes and hypertension in middle age was associated with significantly fewer years lived with heart failure, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Northwestern’s Cancer Survivorship Institute addresses the medical, psychological and social challenges patients face after their cancer is gone.
Coronary artery calcium — a sign of atherosclerosis — was found in more than one-third of women previously considered to be low-risk for heart disease, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.