A Northwestern Medicine study has demonstrated that an age-related increase in estrogen may be the culprit behind a common hernia in elderly men.
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An experimental genetic inhibitor that could stave off Alzheimer’s disease has unintended consequences, but may represent a target for future drug development, according to a recent study.
Northwestern Medicine investigators are leading a Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) in brain cancer with a special emphasis on glioblastoma.
A new study has identified genes that, when inhibited, may slow or stop the progression of primary effusion lymphoma.
A team of scientists developed a novel stem cell model to demonstrate that a pathway that protects against herpes simplex virus 1 infection is unique to neurons in the brain.
A new study finds that excessive carbon dioxide in a patient’s bloodstream can lead to a restricted airway, calling into question current clinical practices for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Robert Kalb is moving Northwestern’s Les Turner ALS Center forward. Read the story in Northwestern Medicine magazine.
Basic Science conducted by investigators at Northwestern’s Les Turner ALS Center is building a foundation for future ALS care.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have shown for the first time how an RNA-binding protein in the liver plays an important role in regulating insulin sensitivity throughout the body.