Northwestern Medicine investigators have shown how COVID-19 pneumonia is different from typical cases of pneumonia, spreading across the lungs like multiple wildfires and leaving tissue damage in its wake.
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Certificate of need laws — regulations intended to control hospital capacity expansion and improve quality of care — may not be having their intended effects, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
A team led by Northwestern Medicine investigators has identified a novel molecular target that may improve the efficacy of current treatments for triple-negative breast cancer.
A novel wireless device may improve real-time monitoring of blood flow and oxygenation in the brain for neonatal and pediatric patients, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in PNAS.
Northwestern Medicine physicians have begun receiving their vaccines, an experience that for many was inspiring, sobering and hopeful. Read the reactions of a few Northwestern Medicine physicians upon receiving their COVID-19 vaccines.
Double lung transplants performed by Northwestern Medicine surgeons in patients with irreversible lung damage from COVID-19 helped save lives, according to a recent study.
A gene mutation discovered in a small Amish community in Indiana has inspired the use of a new experimental drug for COVID-19 that reduces blood clotting.
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.
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.