Weekly doses of glucocorticoid steroids, such as prednisone, help speed recovery in muscle injuries and repair muscles damaged by muscular dystrophy, according to a study.
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A study published in Cancer Cell revealed the mechanism by which a gene fusion called ETO2-GLIS2 promotes the development of an aggressive form of acute megakaryoblastic leukemia.
An international team of scientists, led by Northwestern, has determined the 3-D atomic structure of more than 1,000 proteins that are potential drug and vaccine targets.
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.
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.