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.
Browsing: Clinical Breakthroughs
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.
Radioembolization may offer an alternative to chemotherapy for breast cancer patients whose tumors have spread to the liver.
A Northwestern Medicine study finds more frequent testing combined with automated reminders yields dramatic improvements in colorectal cancer screening rates among low-income and minority communities.
A group of physician-scientists at Northwestern Medicine has shown that 10 mL of local anesthetic has the same effect as the commonly used 30 mL to provide sciatic block in patients undergoing knee replacement.
Study upends our understanding of vitamin E and ties the increasing consumption of supposedly healthy vitamin E-rich oils to the rising incidence of lung inflammation and, possibly, asthma.
A new human simulation training program – based on software originally used to train FBI agents – helps adults with autism improve their job interview skills and confidence.