New ongoing research suggests organ transplant recipients may not require anti-rejection medication in the future thanks to the power of stem cells, which may prove to be able to be manipulated in mismatched kidney donor and recipient pairs to allow for successful transplantation without immunosuppressive drugs.
James C. Russ, CO, professor emeritus of orthotics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, died on Feb. 25 at the age of 77 of a heart attack in his home in Glenview, Illinois.
A new study finds maintaining a healthy lifestyle from young adulthood into your 40s is strongly associated with low cardiovascular disease risk in middle age.
Research to Prevent Blindness awarded a grant to the Department of Ophthalmology to support research into the causes, treatment and prevention of blinding diseases.
Christian Stehlik, PhD, professor of Rheumatology at Feinberg, discovered a protein in macrophage cells that identifies bacterial cell wall components in harmful bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus and Listeria monocytogenes.
Alzheimer’s drug may act like bad electrician, messing up wiring in brain and nervous system.
Northwestern Medicine looks at the complications and medical consequences of body piercings. The paper also offers suggestions to minimize complications.
One man will embark on a mission equivalent to climbing Willis Tower, jogging to the Hancock Building, walking to the top, and then running the 24 miles roundtrip to Northwestern’s Evanston campus … all to support research for primary progressive aphasia, a form of dementia that has stricken his grandfather.
The first longitudinal study to look at suicide ideation and self-harm in the LGBT population shows support from friends and family offers the most protection.
Scientists at a new Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine center are inventing web-based, mobile, and virtual technologies to treat mood disorders.