A system adopted in Florida and Tennessee equalized access to kidney transplants for patients living in different geographic areas within each state, with just a minor change to the current system used in other states.
Browsing: Clinical Breakthroughs
Northwestern Medicine investigators found that depressive symptoms were under-recognized and under-treated for many patients with Parkinson’s disease.
Northwestern Medicine study finds office workers with more light exposure at work had improved sleep, physical activity and quality of life than workers with less light exposure.
Young adult cancer survivors reported poorer physical and emotional health but better social health in a study by Northwestern Medicine scientists.
A mathematical model can predict whether a tumor has a gene mutation associated with a favorable prognosis for glioblastoma patients.
John Lumpkin, ’73 BMS, ’74 MD, was involved in Emergency Medicine when it was an emerging field, and went on to help shape public health policy both in Illinois and nationally.
A new model uses variables that can be determined before operating.
Women in the United States who have cesarean sections are less likely to continue childbearing than those who deliver vaginally, but this relationship weakens for women living below the poverty line.
Metformin, a drug used to lower insulin levels in diabetics, has been shown to halt tumor progression by cutting cancer cells’ energy supply.
A new Northwestern Medicine study found a gel form of tamoxifen applied to the breasts of women with noninvasive breast cancer has fewer side effects than the same drug taken in oral form.