Metformin, a common, safe and inexpensive drug for type 2 diabetes, lowered the odds of emergency department visits, hospitalizations or death due to COVID-19 by over 40 percent, according to a new multi-site clinical trial.
Physicians and scientists from Northwestern Medicine and other institutions have banded together to combat COVID-19 misinformation and disinformation.
Northwestern Medicine scientists are expanding the global network of COVID-19 sequencing in regions where there is limited viral genetic information reporting.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have continued to examine COVID-19, from the impact of prone positioning during treatment to vaccine protection against the Omicron variant in children.
The membrane-bound form of the ACE2 protein is the essential receptor for enabling COVID-19 infectivity, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Most non-hospitalized COVID-19 “long-haulers” at the Northwestern Medicine Neuro COVID-19 Clinic continued to experience symptoms including brain fog, dizziness and fatigue 15 months after disease onset, according to a new study.
Northwestern Medicine continues to help advance the understanding of the COVID-19 pandemic and its widespread impact, from investigating antibody protection against COVID-19 reinfection to elevating women in academic research to highlighting racial and ethnic disparities in COVID-19 hospital mortality in Illinois.
A new publication outlines the structure-function relationships between the first spherical nucleic acid vaccine developed to protect against viral infections, including COVID-19.
Patients with COVID-19-associated lung disease who received lung transplants had similar outcomes compared to patients without COVID-19, according to a study published in JAMA.
Pregnant and postpartum individuals infected with SARS-CoV-2 during pregnancy have an increased risk of maternal mortality or morbidity from obstetric complications, according to a recent study.