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Ridding the human body of HIV

A new Northwestern Medicine study will undertake a bold new protocol to completely eradicate latent HIV cells that current drugs don't affect. Participants, with diagnosed HIV, in the experimental group will be given an investigational ...

Dec 02, 2010 4.2 / 5 (5) 0

Why estrogen makes you smarter

Estrogen is an elixir for the brain, sharpening mental performance in humans and animals and showing promise as a treatment for disorders of the brain such as Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia. But long-term estrogen ...

Nov 17, 2010 5 / 5 (7) 0 | with audio podcast

Soy may stop prostate cancer spread

Northwestern Medicine researchers at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University have found that a new, nontoxic drug made from a chemical in soy could prevent the movement of cancer cells from ...

Nov 08, 2010 5 / 5 (3) 0

Early lung cancer detection

Researchers from Northwestern University and NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) have developed a method to detect early signs of lung cancer by examining cheek cells in humans using pioneering biophotonics technology.

Oct 05, 2010 5 / 5 (1) 0