The presence of food-specific IgA antibodies in the gut does not prevent peanut or egg allergies from developing in children, according to a Northwestern Medicine-led study published in Science Translational Medicine.
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Genetic testing in epilepsy patients can inform treatment and lead to better outcomes in many cases, according to a study published in JAMA Neurology.
Northwestern Medicine investigators continue to study the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on health outcomes and society, from maternal vaccinations and antibody response to reducing burnout amongst healthcare workers and identifying novel therapeutic targets.
A study led by Northwestern Medicine investigators found that education and place of birth significantly contribute to racial and ethnic differences in cardiovascular health among U.S. adults.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered the pathways through which autoantibodies leak out of blood vessels, causing primary graft dysfunction in some lung transplant recipients.
A Northwestern Medicine study has demonstrated a causal link between environmental phthalates and the increased growth of uterine fibroids.
Investigators have discovered novel genetic factors that contribute to the risk of Parkinson’s disease, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered the mechanisms by which a particular protein promotes cancer cell proliferation and survival in acute myeloid leukemia, according to findings published in Blood.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified a gene that is responsible for activating an aggressive subtype of small-cell lung cancer for which there is no current effective treatment.
Patients with acute myeloid leukemia show large-scale genomic mutations and altered DNA folding patterns that could help identify potential therapeutic targets, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in Nature.