A study sheds new light on the molecular foundations of human acral lentiginous melanoma, a rare sun-shielded melanoma.
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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.
A new review, published in Nature Reviews Neurology, outlines how upper motor neuron degeneration is an important feature in ALS pathology, and could be key to developing better diagnostic tools and treatments for ALS.
A surgical procedure called a pelvic exenteration may be curative for more than half of women with a form of advanced cervical cancer who have failed other treatments.