Children with allergic disease have about twice the rate of high blood pressure and high cholesterol, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Lindsay Stolzenburg, a PhD student in the Driskill Graduate Program in Life Sciences, studies the role of microRNAs to identify target genes that may be involved in cystic fibrosis.
Nina Gotteiner, MD, associate professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Cardiology, studied the outcomes and predictors of fetuses diagnosed with Epstein anomaly or tricuspid valve dysplasia.
Thomas Shanley, MD, takes on leadership roles at Feinberg and Lurie Children’s Hospital and shares his plans to increase collaboration between scientists, advance discoveries and make a bigger impact on the health of children.
An RNA editing technique called ‘exon skipping’ has shown preliminary success in treating a rare and severe form of muscular dystrophy that currently has no treatment.
In a phase three clinical trial, a new enzyme replacement therapy resulted in a reduction in multiple disease-related symptoms in children and adults with lysosomal acid lipase deficiency.
A team of researchers from Lurie Children’s, Rush University, the University of Illinois at Chicago, the University of Chicago and the Howard Brown Health Center has received funding from the National Institutes of Health to integrate substance use screening and brief intervention into the traditional community-based HIV testing environment.
Scientists at Northwestern University are using a novel dimensional method for distinguishing misbehavior that is expectable in early childhood versus that which is cause for clinical concern.
Music training, introduced as late as high school, may help improve the teenage brain’s responses to sound and sharpen hearing and language skills.
Emergency room visits and hospitalizations for severe allergic reactions climbed 29 percent per year over 5 years, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.