Scientists have found a highly accurate way to predict the best cancer treatment for patients based on patterns of gene expression in their tumors.
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Nearly everyone can lower their blood pressure, even people currently on blood pressure-reducing drugs, by lowering their sodium intake, according to a new study published in JAMA.
A newly developed synthetic melanin, mimicking the natural melanin in human skin, can be applied topically to injured skin, where it accelerates wound healing.
A new study suggests that a dysfunction in neurons’ synapses leads to deficits in dopamine and precedes the neurodegeneration previously thought to cause Parkinson’s disease.
A new Northwestern Medicine study has discovered that a key emotional brain center, the amygdala, releases endogenous cannabinoid molecules under stress, and these molecules dampen the incoming stress alarm from the hippocampus, a memory and emotion center in the brain.
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.
A recent Northwestern Medicine study has revealed that the brain’s temporal pole has critical functions in word comprehension, face recognition and the regulation of behavior.
Living near to green spaces were associated with slower biological aging, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in Science Advances.
Northwestern scientists discovered how to soften hair follicle stem cells to enable them to grow hair again, according to a study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Northwestern Medicine scientists helped develop the largest and most comprehensive cell map of the human lung in a recent study published in Nature Medicine.