By examining how loss of lung function between young adulthood and middle age associated with changes in the heart, Northwestern Medicine scientists identified two heart-lung phenotypes that may form the basis for diseases that develop later in life.
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The impossible is possible when cancer survivors are monitored by medical professionals who know their specialized needs.
Despite previous findings suggesting a link between soy intake and decreased asthma severity, a new Northwestern Medicine study shows that soy supplements do not improve lung function for patients with asthma.
Northwestern Medicine physicians and the non-profit organization Operation Walk Chicago, are providing disaster relief to Nepal Orthopedic Hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal, in the aftermath of the devastating earthquakes.
Treatment with two medications that target the most common genetic cause of cystic fibrosis improves lung function and lowers the rate of pulmonary exacerbations, according to results from a Northwestern Medicine clinical trial.
A new Northwestern Medicine study validated a scoring system that measures physicians’ personal judgment of how sick a patient may become in the next 24 hours.
Northwestern Medicine scientists found increases in patient admissions, length of stay, medical treatments, and resource utilization for infants admitted to neonatal intensive care units with neonatal abstinence syndrome.
New Northwestern Medicine research shows spherical nucleic acids can silence a gene that interferes with wound healing, opening the door to new treatments for diabetic skin wounds, as well as many other conditions.
Northwestern Medicine scientists are testing a new flexible electronic material for safety on skin that could be used to collect noninvasive data for diagnosis of neurological disorders and brain-computer interfaces.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed a suite of interactive smartphone mini-apps designed to deliver treatment for depression and anxiety directly to a user.