New research explores the causes of stillbirth by identifying genetic variations in tissue from archived samples, with the goal of identifying biomarkers that may be used in the future for prevention.
Thomas Shanley, MD, a national leader in pediatric intensive care, has been appointed chair of the department of Pediatrics at Feinberg and chairman of the Department of Medicine at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.
Northwestern Medicine scientists found increases in patient admissions, length of stay, medical treatments, and resource utilization for infants admitted to neonatal intensive care units with neonatal abstinence syndrome.
The majority of children who survive cancer in the U.S. face chronic health problems related to their treatment, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
A Northwestern Medicine study estimated the incidence and etiology of community-acquired pneumonia in children and found that respiratory viruses were more commonly detected in children with pneumonia than bacterial pathogens, suggesting that new anti-viral vaccines or treatments could reduce the overall burden of pediatric pneumonia.
A new study shows that teenagers who had previously been heavy users of marijuana performed worse on long-term memory tests than those who never used cannabis, and they had abnormally shaped hippocampuses.
A Northwestern Medicine study has identified new genetic mutations in patients with Wilms tumor, the most common kidney tumor in children.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have revealed age-dependent differences in cellular mechanisms for protection from herpes simplex virus encephalitis.
Neonatal intestinal disorders that prevent infants from getting the nutrients they need may be caused by defects in the lysosomal system, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Peter Whitington, MD, professor in Pediatrics-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, found signaling pathways and tubule cell formation that drive fibrosis in gestational alloimmune liver disease.