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.
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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.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered that a specialized protein associated with the microtubules of a cell helps facilitate and regulate early stages of HIV infection.
Inhibiting an epigenetic regulator called DOT1L could be a key to slowing treatment-resistant prostate cancer, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
A mismatch between airway size and lung capacity, called dysanapsis, is a strong risk factor for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to a new study.
A recent Northwestern Medicine study may improve the understanding of mitochondrial dysfunction and its impact on the development of neurological diseases.
Several forms of hypertension are associated with higher risk of cardiovascular disease events, even in young adults, according to a recent study.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Northwestern Medicine investigators share their expertise about the current state of the pandemic, strategies to help mitigate its impact and what the upcoming flu season may look like.
Blocking the frontline immune response could improve vaccines against viral diseases such as coronaviruses, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.