Men with hormone-resistant prostate cancer and specific genetic mutations who were treated with the drug olaparib survived longer than men treated with traditional hormone therapy, according to a post hoc analysis published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
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Babies of parents who speak a language other than English may be more likely to be unnecessarily hospitalized when visiting the emergency department for high fevers, according to a recent study published in JAMA Pediatrics.
Insertable cardiac monitors detected a higher incidence of atrial fibrillation in patients with prior ischemic stroke over a three-year period than standard medical monitoring methods, according to results published in JAMA Neurology, based on long-term findings from the Northwestern Medicine-led STROKE AF clinical trial.
Scientists have found a highly accurate way to predict the best cancer treatment for patients based on patterns of gene expression in their tumors.
Individuals born in the U.S. had a higher rate of giving birth prematurely compared to U.S. immigrants, a new Northwestern Medicine study has found.
Patients with severe aortic stenosis who underwent a minimally invasive aortic valve replacement procedure had similar long-term survival rates compared to patients who underwent traditional surgery, according to a recent study published in The New England Journal of Medicine.
Some interventions designed to improve healthcare worker collaboration may not improve patient outcomes, according to a recent trial published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Northwestern scientists are introducing new soft, miniaturized wearable devices that continuously track subtle sounds simultaneously and wirelessly at multiple locations across nearly any region of the body.
For the first time in 10 years, the American Heart Association has updated the model to predict someone’s risk of developing heart disease.
A new molecular technology capable of binding to mRNA and regulating gene expression may offer a new avenue for treating diseases caused by insufficient protein levels, according to a study published in Nature Communications.