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chronic pain, HIV, cancer

New predictor of cancer 

When your biological age is older than your chronological age, the risk of getting and dying of cancer rises
chronic pain, HIV, cancer

HIV is still growing, even when undetectable in the blood

Study challenges previous beliefs about dormant virus and charts a “path to a cure”
chronic pain, HIV, cancer

Ending chronic pain with new drug therapy

A brain region controlling whether we feel happy or sad, as well as addiction, is remodeled by chronic pain, reports a new Northwestern Medicine...
Multiple sclerosis

Brain cell death a possible trigger of multiple sclerosis, study finds

Multiple sclerosis may be triggered by the death of brain cells that make myelin, the insulation around nerve fibers, according to research on a...
chronic pain, HIV, cancer

Circadian clock controls insulin and blood sugar in pancreas

A new Northwestern Medicine study has pinpointed thousands of genetic pathways an internal body clock takes to dictate how and when our pancreas must...

RNA editing technique treats severe form of muscular dystrophy

An RNA editing technique called “exon skipping” has shown preliminary success in treating a rare and severe form of muscular dystrophy that currently has...

Bipolar disorder discovery at the nano level

A nano-sized discovery by Northwestern Medicine® scientists helps explain how bipolar disorder affects the brain and could one day lead to new drug therapies to...