Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified a gene that plays a role in cellular responses to molecular stressors, such as DNA damage and nutrient scarcity.
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Liver transplant recipients who met the criteria for frailty had comparatively worse quality of life after their transplant, according to a new multicenter study published in JAMA Surgery.
Combining intermittent fasting with exercise can help reduce the amount of fat around the liver for people with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, according to findings published in Cell Metabolism.
Early results have shown that mice with traumatic brain injuries benefit from receiving a dose of healthy gut bacteria.
Mercedes Carnethon, PhD, the vice chair and Mary Harris Thompson Professor of Preventive Medicine and of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, has been awarded the Paula H. Stern Award for Outstanding Women in Science and Medicine by the Northwestern Medical Women Faculty Organization.
During a recent workshop, small groups of students met with multiple patients who live with dermatological conditions to learn advanced diagnosis skills.
The recommendation to reach 10,000 steps a day has long been the gold standard for staying fit and improving heart health. But new research suggests that it might not be the magic number after all.
Northwestern University professors Luisa Iruela-Arispe, PhD, Murali Prakriya, PhD, Linda A. Teplin, PhD and Teri W. Odom, PhD, have been selected as 2022 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the largest general scientific society in the world.
Feinberg has named two new associate deans: Kathryn Hufmeyer, MD, has been named associate dean for curriculum, and Linda Suleiman, MD, has been promoted to associate dean for diversity, equity and inclusion.
Scientists have identified a new cell type implicated in the development of medulloblastoma, according to a study published in Nature.