Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ion channel regulates molecule that contributes to COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease—COPD for short—is one of the most common diseases of the lung. It affects almost 300 million people worldwide, of which about three million die every year. A collective term for chronic ...

Genetics

Uncovering cellular mechanisms of genetic skin diseases

Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered a novel mechanism linking an intercellular adhesion molecule with genetic inflammatory skin diseases, according to findings published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.

Oncology & Cancer

Identification of a novel therapeutic target in multiple myeloma

Multiple myeloma is a cancer of the bone marrow, with a life expectancy of less than 5 years post-diagnosis. Proteasome inhibitors, the therapeutic backbone of current treatments, are very effective in treating newly diagnosed ...

Oncology & Cancer

How you can help prevent cervical cancer

(HealthDay)—Cervical cancer is the only gynecologic cancer that can be prevented, yet there were more than 4,000 deaths in the United States in 2021 and nearly 14,500 new cases, the American Cancer Society says.

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