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Browsing: Disease Discoveries
A rare genetic mutation found in patients with Alzheimer’s may provide further insight into the pathologic mechanisms that cause the disease.
Treatment-resistant breast cancer could be made vulnerable to immunotherapy by flipping a metabolic “switch,” according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
A group of scientists combined medicinal chemistry and human stem cells to improve a medication treating a cardiac rhythm disorder, a strategy that could be applied broadly.
The COVID-19 contact tracing process, led by health departments across the state, and coordinated by the Illinois Department of Public Health, involves a team of dedicated team members tracking the spread of the disease.
A new study found that Black men with metastatic prostate cancer were more likely to have tumor mutations than white or Asian men, highlighting the significance genetic drivers have in increasing one’s risk for developing aggressive prostate cancer.
New findings have revealed previously unknown information about the genetic basis for Armfield XLID syndrome, a rare intellectual disability linked to genetic defects in the X chromosome.
A new study provides a missing link between inflammation and protein deposits that contribute to Alzheimer’s disease.
A snowflake-shaped nanoparticle greatly enhanced the combination of radiotherapy and immunotherapy in mouse models of prostate cancer.