A novel deep brain stimulation device significantly improved quality of life for patients with advanced Parkinson’s disease while also reducing common physical side effects from medication, according to findings published in The Lancet Neurology.
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Two Feinberg faculty members in the Department of Medical Education have been honored with awards for humanism in medicine and teaching from the Association of American Medical Colleges. (AAMC).
Kayla Giger, a first-year medical student, shared her thoughts about her first week of medical school and, in the future, working with Feinberg’s Education Centered Medical Home clinics.
Erick Masias, a first-year medical student, reflected on his first week at Feinberg and shared what he’s looking forward to over the next four years.
Genomic alterations in prostate cancer therapeutic targets were found to be similar between African American and European American men, suggesting that existing precision medicine approaches could equally benefit both groups if applied equitably, according to a recent study.
At Northwestern Medicine, various COVID-19 antibody testing efforts have been underway since the beginning of the pandemic.
Certain factors are associated with increased risk of death in critically ill COVID-19 patients, according to recent Northwestern Medicine studies.
A drug commonly used to reduce serum urate levels proved ineffective in slowing disease progression in patients with diabetic kidney disease, according to a recent study.
A Northwestern Medicine study found that inducing inflammation in lung epithelial cells contributes to the development of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed a novel cell lineage tracing method that can better determine the origin of mammalian neuron populations from progenitor cells.