Endoscopic submucosal dissection can be performed as safely and effectively as alternative techniques and is associated with lower cancer recurrence, according to a recent study.
Perioperative chemotherapy treatment did not improve overall survival for patients with resectable pancreatic cancer, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine clinical trial.
Working with large, multicenter teams, Northwestern clinician-scientists have examined treatments for blood clotting in critically ill patients with COVID-19, and explored therapies that could reduce disease progression and hospitalization.
A new anti-obesity medication is almost twice as effective at helping individuals lose weight than current weight-loss drugs, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
A drug that demonstrated neuroprotective effect and slowed disease progression in animal models of Parkinson’s disease showed no symptomatic benefit in patients with the neurodegenerative disorder, according to results from a clinical trial led by Northwestern Medicine investigators.
A multi-disciplinary team of investigators led by Northwestern scientists have developed a novel wireless device that can constantly monitor pressure and temperature between the patient’s skin and prosthesis, improving overall comfort and wellbeing.
Vitrectomy surgery and intravitreal injections showed similar effectiveness in improving overall vision for patients with advanced diabetic retinopathy, according to results from a clinical trial published in JAMA.
Overall mortality for patients hospitalized for COVID-19 in the U.S. during the first half of 2020 was 18.4 percent, with more than half of all deaths occurring in Black and Hispanic patients, according to findings published in the journal Circulation.
A team led by Northwestern Medicine investigators has identified a novel molecular target that may improve the efficacy of current treatments for triple-negative breast cancer.
A novel wireless device may improve real-time monitoring of blood flow and oxygenation in the brain for neonatal and pediatric patients, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in PNAS.