A new study shows that a neurodegenerative syndrome in older adults, frontotemporal dementia, shares several fundamental features with another neurodegenerative disease usually seen in children.
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A study sheds new light on the molecular foundations of human acral lentiginous melanoma, a rare sun-shielded melanoma.
According to a new study, normal agers lost volume in the cortex, which contains neurons, twice as fast as SuperAgers, a rare group of older people whose memories are as sharp as those decades younger.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed a miniature female reproductive tract that could eventually change the future of research and treatment of diseases in women’s reproductive organs.
Scientists have demonstrated that a small-molecule inhibitor can preserve fertility in mice, when administered as a co-treatment with conventional chemotherapy.
A JAMA study has found that hemoglobin A1C measurements — a biomarker frequently used to diagnose diabetes — may be less accurate in African-Americans with sickle cell trait.
In research published in Nature Medicine, Northwestern Medicine scientists have found a molecule that stops the growth of an aggressive pediatric brain tumor for which there is no current treatment.
A newly identified biomarker may predict treatment response in patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Northwestern Medicine scientists showed how the overexpression of the protein SNRK in cardiac tissue improves cardiac metabolism and is protective against ischemic conditions.