Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How does a man get Peyronie's disease?

Peyronie's (pay-roe-NEEZ) disease is a scar-forming condition that can cause pain, penile bending, penile shortening and erectile dysfunction. The condition, which is estimated to affect millions of men in the U.S., is characterized ...

Neuroscience

Novel method to construct epilepsy brain networks

Epilepsy is a serious neurological disease. More than 50% patients experience onset during childhood. Effective treatment of epilepsy can prevent serious long-term effects such as brain dysfunction.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Study reveals genetic differences among fetal monocytes

A multidisciplinary team of Northwestern Medicine investigators has discovered striking differences in gene expression of monocytes—specialized immune cells—in the developing fetus, according to findings published in ...

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