Northwestern Medicine investigators discovered a method to modulate levels of a protein that is known to drive inflammation, by manipulating levels of an amino acid known as serine.
Most patients who report a penicillin allergy are in fact not allergic, and verifying allergies before resorting to less-effective antibiotics can improve outcomes and avoid the spread of antimicrobial resistance, according to a review in JAMA.
Inflammation has unexpected effects on body clock function and can lead to sleep and shiftwork-type disorders, according to a new study.
A new Northwestern Medicine study has identified a trigger of some fibrotic diseases and an experimental compound to treat it.
Infant and childhood food allergy, whose cause has long been a mystery, has now been linked to a mix of environmental and genetic factors that must coexist to trigger the allergy, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study.
A new study demonstrates how physicians can use genetic profiling of joint tissue to see which drugs will work for which patients.
A drug originally designed for chemotherapy may reduce allergic responses for a variety of allergens, according to a study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified a guardian molecule triggered by testosterone that appears to protect males from multiple sclerosis.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered a protein that acts as an entry point for the Epstein-Barr virus, providing a potential target for future therapies.
A newly-designed mutant herpes virus provides a strategy for the development of novel herpes virus vaccines.