Mutations in the genes RAS and RAF allow cancer cells to create their own nucleotides, fueling cancer growth, according to a recent study published in Molecular Cell.
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Scientists from Northwestern Medicine and the University of Belgrade have pinpointed the electrophysiological mechanism behind upper motor neuron disease, unlocking the door to potential treatments for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other neurodegenerative diseases.
A new Northwestern Medicine study found important differences in rare skin lymphomas stemming from their specific cell of origin and clinical presentations, according to findings published in Nature Communications.
Higher cumulative blood pressure among African-American patients is a major contributor to their higher risk of dementia, according to a new study.
A new study has found that genetic alterations in a rare form of leukemia physically change the architecture of DNA, fueling the replication and spread of cancer cells.
Adults with chronic cough and phlegm production are at risk for poor respiratory function, even if they don’t have more severe respiratory disorders, according to a new study.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have uncovered a novel pathogenic mechanism used by the bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa to promote more severe infections.
The elevated expression of a gene called LY6K was correlated with increased cancer cell growth and resistance to radiation therapy in glioblastoma, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
Risk of relapse for chronic myeloid leukemia patients may be reduced through drug combination after discontinuing initial therapy, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in the journal Leukemia.