A Northwestern Medicine study has demonstrated the role of dopamine in the progression of glioblastoma and suggests that targeting the neurotransmitter may slow cancer growth.
Yearly Archives: 2019
According to a recent study, significant changes or drops in income can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, suggesting people in those situations should be a priority for interventions such as screenings.
Most patients who report a penicillin allergy are in fact not allergic, and verifying allergies before resorting to less-effective antibiotics can improve outcomes and avoid the spread of antimicrobial resistance, according to a review in JAMA.
A genome-wide analysis revealed nine new genes associated with fragile X syndrome, findings that shed light on the complex hereditary mechanisms behind the genetic disease.
Betina Yanez, PhD, received the New Investigator Award 2019 from the American Psychosocial Oncology Society.
Northwestern scientists came together to discuss the importance of women’s health research and mark the third anniversary of a landmark sex-inclusion policy by the NIH.
Subcutaneous fat cells in mice expanded after a gene transcription factor was deleted, according to a new study published in Cell Reports.
During the week after the eponymous holiday, Northwestern hosted a series of panel discussions, documentary screenings, service activities and a student oratorical contest.
Americans with primary care received significantly more high-value care and reported better patient experience and healthcare access, compared to those without primary care, according to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
A team of scientists has discovered the physiological function of APP, a protein long known to be associated with Alzheimer’s disease but whose normal function had remained elusive.