A Northwestern Medicine study has found that black and white populations have similar risk for developing diabetes when all biological factors are considered, upending a long-held consensus.
Browsing: Clinical Breakthroughs
A device attached to a patient’s scalp that delivers a continuous dose of low-intensity electric fields improves survival and slows the growth of a deadly brain tumor, according to a new trial.
High-intensity exercise three times a week is safe for individuals with Parkinson’s disease and can keep symptoms from progressing, according to a phase 2 clinical trial published in JAMA Neurology.
For the first time, scientists have measured the stress levels of fathers of premature babies during the transition between the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and home and discovered fathers are more stressed than mothers.
A synthetic cannabis-like drug in a pill was safe and effective in treating obstructive sleep apnea, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
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.
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.