Anti-inflammatory drugs alone are not sufficient to prevent pancreas inflammation following a common endoscopic procedure, according to a study recently published in The Lancet.
Month: January 2024
A recent study from the laboratory of Joseph Bass, MD, PhD, has revealed how transcription factors within individual cells influence the identity and function of insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas, according to findings published in Cell Metabolism.
The Pfizer BioNTech BNT162b2 vaccine was highly effective in preventing severe COVID-19 infections in children and adolescents during the Delta and Omicron variants, according to a large, national study recently published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
A lack of cancer progression could be used as a surrogate for overall survival in newly metastatic prostate cancer clinical trials, according to a new meta-analysis published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
An experimental drug designed to block blood-clotting proteins may slightly lower the risk of recurrent strokes, according to a dose-finding trial published in The Lancet Neurology.
Northwestern University scientists have developed the first selective nanoparticle therapy to prevent allergic reactions, which can range in severity from itchy hives and watery eyes to trouble breathing and even death.
The drug tovorafenib may halt the growth of or shrink some childhood brain tumors, according to a clinical trial published in Nature Medicine.
A new Northwestern Medicine study has identified short strands of toxic RNAs that contribute to brain cell death and DNA damage in Alzheimer’s and aged brains.
Jeffrey Gordon, MD, a distinguished university professor at Washington University in St. Louis, who is often referred to as the “father of microbiome research,” is the recipient of the 2024 Mechthild Esser Nemmers Prize in Medical Science at Northwestern University.
A multidisciplinary team of investigators has developed a first-of-its-kind interactive 3D spatial approach that reveals new therapeutic targets and provides a comprehensive three-dimensional view of glioblastoma tumors, detailed in a recent study published in Cell.