New advances in CRISPR gene-editing technology may lead to longer-lasting treatments and new therapeutic strategies for HIV/AIDS.
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Expanding prescription of statin medication to reduce low-density lipoprotein cholesterol could be a cost-effective intervention against cardiovascular disease, according to a recent study.
Expression of a growth factor after heart injury activates the lymphatic system, spurring leukocytes to help clear away dying cells, according to a recent study.
Obese mice that were fed a high-fat diet and that received prednisone one time per week had improved exercise endurance, got stronger, increased their lean body mass and lost weight.
A recent study published in Nature Genetics identified 10 new genetic regions associated with Brugada syndrome, a cardiac arrhythmia disorder.
Investigators discovered that decreased expression of the G alpha 13 protein in mice and human pancreatic tumors promotes tumor growth, according to recent findings.
Northwestern Medicine continues to help advance the understanding of the COVID-19 pandemic and its widespread impact, from investigating antibody protection against COVID-19 reinfection to elevating women in academic research to highlighting racial and ethnic disparities in COVID-19 hospital mortality in Illinois.
Of the estimated five million patients in the U.S. diagnosed with heart failure annually, nearly half will have heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) and at the forefront of HFpEF research are Feinberg investigators.
A new publication outlines the structure-function relationships between the first spherical nucleic acid vaccine developed to protect against viral infections, including COVID-19.
Black women with early hormone receptor-positive breast cancer experienced shorter relapse-free intervals and overall survival compared with white women, according to findings published in JAMA Oncology.