Northwestern scientists have discovered the cause of the ‘punch-drunk’ feeling associated with sleep deprivation, and have found that it also increased dopamine and synaptic plasticity in the brain.
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Scientists have uncovered a genetic explanation for a subset of common brain tumors, according to a study published in Nature Communications.
Scientists have linked mutations in 11 genes with aggressive prostate cancer, according to the largest-ever study of its kind recently published in JAMA Oncology.
Combining immunotherapy with radiation may be a promising treatment option for patients with advanced soft tissue sarcoma, according to the results of a Northwestern Medicine clinical trial published in JAMA Oncology.
A new Northwestern study details the use of protein-like polymers to potentially combat neovascular age-related macular degeneration, a leading cause of blindness.
A new Northwestern Medicine study has found obesity before pregnancy is the root cause of future cardiovascular disease, rather than pregnancy complications.
A novel cellular pathway regulates DNA damage and structural changes in cardiomyocytes which contributes to the development of cardiac hypertrophy according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in Circulation.
The antidiabetic and weight loss drug semaglutide, sold under the brand names Ozempic and Wegovy, can also help patients with heart failure and obesity lose weight while also improving symptoms and increasing exercise capacity, according to a clinical trial published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
A multi-institutional team of investigators including Northwestern University scientists has received $45 million to fast-track the development of a first-of-its-kind implant to sense and treat cancer.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified how one gene connects glioblastoma stem cell self-renewal to microglia immunosuppression in glioblastoma, according to a new study published in Nature Immunology.