Alzheimer's disease drugs now being tested in clinical trials may have potentially adverse side effects, according to new Northwestern Medicine research. A study with mice suggests the drugs could act like a bad electrician, ...
Neuroscience Feb 18, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
Body piercings have become increasingly popular among young people in the United States, especially in recent years. It is important that health professionals understand the problems that piercings can cause, according to ...
Health Feb 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
If the one you love usually forgets Valentine's Day, but this year makes a romantic effort, you should give him credit for trying.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Northwestern University have developed a new method for creating scaffolds for tissue engineering applications, providing an alternative that is more flexible and less time-intensive than current technology.
Medical research Feb 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Brooding in your apartment on Saturday afternoon? A new smart phone intuits when you're depressed and will nudge you to call or go out with friends.
Medical research Feb 07, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Whether enlisting the help of a grandmother or a friend or the magic of Cupid, singles long have understood that assistance may be required to meet that special someone.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Age-related delays in neural timing are not inevitable and can be avoided or offset with musical training, according to a new study from Northwestern University. The study is the first to provide biological evidence that ...
Neuroscience Jan 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Will you have a heart attack or a stroke in your lifetime? Your odds may be worse than you think.
Cardiology Jan 25, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Although the genetic basis of autism is now well established, a growing body of research also suggests that environmental factors may play a role in this serious developmental disorder affecting nearly one in 100 children. ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jan 19, 2012 | 4 / 5 (5) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Is it more effective to freeze your love handles, killing the fat cells between two super-cooled plates in a procedure known as cryolipolysis, or vacuum them away with liposuction? And which ...
Other Jan 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Stating that you don't care if you land a partner who is "hot" or "sexy" is relatively commonplace. But what people say they want and what they actually want are often two very different things when it comes to romantic attraction.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 05, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A transparent cornea is essential for vision, which is why the eye has evolved to nourish the cornea without blood vessels. But for millions of people around the world, diseases of the eye or trauma spur the growth of blood ...
Genetics Dec 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Why do so many postmenopausal women who are treated for estrogen-sensitive breast cancer quit using drugs that help prevent the disease from recurring?
Cancer Dec 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Northwestern Medicine researchers have received two five-year grants totaling $953,000 from the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases to study scleroderma, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 02, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Following a major Northwestern Medicine breakthrough that identified a common converging point for all forms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS and Lou Gehrig's disease), a new finding from the same scientists further ...
Genetics Nov 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |