Testing performance of rapid antigen tests for SARS-CoV-2 improved for both asymptomatic and symptomatic patients after testing multiple times in 48-hour intervals, according to findings published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Month: July 2023
Black residents living in highly segregated neighborhoods have significantly shortened life expectancies, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Scientists have discovered that antipsychotic drugs – which inhibit the overactive dopamine causing the symptoms of schizophrenia – interact with a completely different neuron than originally thought.
Investigators led by Shana Kelley, PhD, have developed a novel approach for identifying sequences of artificial DNA with differing levels of binding to other small molecules, which could improve diagnostic monitoring for patients with chronic diseases.
Despite having risk factors for heart disease, only 60 percent of women reported receiving counseling on optimizing their heart health at their six-week postpartum visits, according to a new Northwestern study.
A newly developed wireless implant monitors and treats heart disease, then harmlessly dissolves inside the body, bypassing the need for extraction.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have uncovered a new mechanism by which mutations in a specific gene contribute to familial forms of Parkinson’s disease, which opens an avenue for new therapeutics.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed a new technique for measuring protein folding stability on an unprecedented scale, according to a new study published in Nature.
Scientists have created a new synthetic biology approach to follow tumor cells over time, finding meaningful differences in why a cancer cell dies or survives in response to anti-cancer therapies.
Recent and long-term marijuana use is linked to changes in the human genome, a new Northwestern Medicine study published in Molecular Psychiatry has found.