The experimental drug prolonged the lifespan in a mouse model of accelerated aging by inhibiting a protein that plays a key role in the process.
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Published in Science Translational Medicine, new high-impact research findings from scientists at Northwestern Medicine could produce novel approaches to treat the tissue scarring known as fibrosis.
Published in mBio, the findings offer the first evidence that seminal plasma may have a direct role in promoting the transmission of a sexually transmitted infection.
Young adults who used marijuana only recreationally showed significant abnormalities in two key brain regions that are important in emotion and motivation, scientists report.
Scientists from five institutions, including Northwestern, discovered a cancer-specific biomarker found in all stages of breast, prostate and pancreatic cancers.
The timing, intensity and duration of an individual’s light exposure during the day correlates to their body mass index.
M. Marsel Mesulam, MD, director of the Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease Center, will travel to Philadelphia at the end of April to be honored at the annual American Academy of Neurology meeting.
Marcus Peter, PhD, professor in Medicine-Hematology/Oncology, has discovered how the removal of a known “tumor suppressor” causes cancer cells to kill themselves.
Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology says discovery will help scientists understand one of the major causes of female infertility.