A preliminary Northwestern Medicine study suggests that nonmyeloablative hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) may reverse disability and improve quality of life for patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS).
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Carol A. Rosenberg, ’80 MD, has more than three decades’ experience as an internist, clinical researcher and medical educator, but it was an unexpected medical crisis within her own family that profoundly changed the course of her career.
Northwestern Medicine scientists are developing an MRI test to detect heart transplant complications that is less costly and invasive than current biopsy protocols.
A recent Northwestern Medicine study is the first to explore the influence of online social networks in weight-management programs, finding that people who were more socially engaged also lost more weight during the program.
Gregory E. Brisson, MD, ’94 GME, assistant professor of Clinical Medicine-General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, and colleagues published an article discussing the debate behind using electronic health records as a learning tool in medical education.
A new Northwestern Medicine study has shown that playing recorded family stories can help wake up coma patients’ unconscious brain more quickly, and with improved recovery.
Northwestern Medicine investigators are monitoring physical activity using Fitbit trackers to better predict recovery over time for patients who undergo spine surgery.
Pediatric patients who listened to 30 minutes of music or audiobooks of their choosing had a significant reduction in pain after major surgery, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Using nanotechnology, Northwestern Medicine scientists are working to engineer an artificial ACL replacement to improve treatment for ACL rupture, one of the most devastating injuries in professional sports.
In the first study to objectively examine patient estimation of surgical risk, Northwestern Medicine scientists demonstrated that overestimation is associated with preoperative anxiety and delayed surgical procedures.