Inflammation has unexpected effects on body clock function and can lead to sleep and shiftwork-type disorders, according to a new study.
Monthly Archives: October, 2018
Northwestern Medicine clinicians are at the forefront in using an advanced surgical treatment called deep brain stimulation to improve quality of life for patients with Parkinson’s and other movement disorders.
Maya Jackson-Gibson, a second-year medical student, is a leader in the groups Medical Students for Choice and the Student National Medical Association.
A kill code is embedded in every cell in the body whose function may be to cause the self-destruction of cells that become cancerous, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study.
A drug called bevacizumab added to adjuvant chemotherapy did not improve outcomes for patients with a form of high-risk breast cancer, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Understanding environmental factors helps scientists like cancer epidemiologist Lifang Hou, MD, PhD, chief of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention in the Department of Preventive Medicine, detect the disease earlier.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered how circulating tumor cells cluster together during metastasis — findings that reveal a novel mechanism for how cancer spreads and a potential new target for treatment.
James Carr, MD, ’00 ’01 GME, the Knight Family Professor of Cardiac Imaging, has been named chair of the Department of Radiology.
According to a recent study, a group of four gene mutations seen only in people with African ancestry may contribute to an increased risk of severe bleeding while taking warfarin.