A new study provided evidence that current guidelines for genetic screenings for colorectal cancer-associated genes are missing patients and should be expanded.
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Many hospital rating systems are inconsistent and suffer from fundamental weaknesses, according to experts, as reported by a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Total deaths from heart disease, stroke, diabetes and hypertension have been increasing since 2011, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
The safety of a new therapy for an aggressive brain tumor was demonstrated in a recent clinical trial, and the drug also cleared other important hurdles.
A new blood test can identify early-stage liver cancer, allowing clinicians to start treatment early, according to a new study.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed and validated a tool to predict which patients with pre-osteoarthritis are at high risk for developing disability in the future.
A new study published in JAMA found neladenoson bialanate did not improve exercise capacity among patients suffering from heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.
A drug called tanezumab reduced pain and improved physical function in patients with osteoarthritis, although more research on safety is needed, according to a study published in JAMA.
Daily vitamin D supplements did not significantly reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes among adults at high risk for the disease, according to a large clinical trial published in The New England Journal of Medicine.
Gentle sound stimulation played during deep sleep enhanced deep or slow-wave sleep for people with mild cognitive impairment, who are at risk for Alzheimer’s disease, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.