Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cell treatment slows disease in Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients

A cell therapy developed by the executive director of the Smidt Heart Institute stabilizes weakened muscles—including the heart muscle—in Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients, a new study published in the international ...

Overweight & Obesity

Can weekly prednisone treat obesity?

Obese mice that were fed a high-fat diet and that received prednisone one time per week had improved exercise endurance, got stronger, increased their lean body mass and lost weight, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study. ...

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