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.
A cancer drug for certain types of leukemia and lymphoma can also prevent reactions to some of the most common airborne allergies, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.