A novel antibiotic drug showed similar treatment effectiveness compared to current therapies in patients with antibiotic resistant bacterial infections, according to two complementary clinical trials.
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A novel drug may improve the efficacy of corticosteroid treatment for patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy and overall quality of life, according to a recent clinical trial.
A brief course of immunotherapy resulted in complete and near complete remission in nearly two-thirds of previously untreated patients with classical Hodgkin lymphoma, according to a Northwestern Medicine trial.
Measuring acid reflux with a wireless electrode can help clinicians determine if patients can stop taking proton pump inhibitors, a medication commonly prescribed for gastroesophageal reflux disease.
A first of its kind drug called vosoritide may increase bone growth in children with achondroplasia, the most common form of dwarfism, according to findings from a recent clinical trial.
A nationwide clinical trial has found that patients taking antibiotics for appendicitis reported the same quality of life measures as those who underwent surgery.
Northwestern investigators have developed a novel vaccine that utilizes a specialized group of B-cells to promote anti-tumor immunity against glioblastoma.
The drug rucaparib significantly delayed cancer progression for women with ovarian cancer and may be an effective option for maintenance therapy, according to findings from a recent clinical trial.
A new immunotherapy treatment for recurrent B-cell lymphoma was found to be safe in a trial of nearly 350 patients, according to a study published in The Lancet.
Starting cholesterol-lowering treatment earlier may increase the its benefits, reducing heart attack and stroke over time, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.