The use of ultrasound screening and 3D mammography only slightly increases the detection rate of breast cancer in women with dense breasts, according to a prospective multicenter study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
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A study led by Elizabeth Johnson, PhD, has established fluctuating “gating” mechanisms that support flexible behavior and working memory in humans, findings recently published in Nature Communications.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have uncovered how peptides produced by bones during inflammation prevent anemia in mice, according to a recent study published in the journal Blood.
Investigators led by Barbara Stranger, PhD, associate professor of Pharmacology, developed a guide outlining best practices for studying and testing sex-dependent genetic effects in complex traits and diseases, published in the journal Cell.
Northwestern investigators have demonstrated that fine-tuning DNA interaction strength can improve colloidal crystal engineering to enhance their use in creating an array of functional nanomaterials.
An iPad app developed by Northwestern Medicine investigators that helps measure specific aspects of cognitive, motor, sensory and emotional function in five minutes or less is now available for doctors to screen people ages 3 to 85+ for a wide range of neurological diseases and syndromes.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered how octopamine, the major “fight-or-flight” neurotransmitter in invertebrates, communicates with other cells to prevent cell death in mammalian brains, according to a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Scientists led by Northwestern University and the University of Texas at Austin (UT) have developed the first cardiac implant made from graphene, a two-dimensional super material with ultra-strong, lightweight and conductive properties, described in a study published in Advanced Materials.
The fast motor function of prestin, a protein found in the inner ear, is essential for mammalian hearing, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Northwestern experts weigh in on how ChatGPT has and will continue impact biomedical research, and how artificial intelligence can be used to support the advancement of science and medicine.