Two simple behavioral interventions decreased the rate of unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions for acute respiratory tract infections, according to a recent paper co-authored by Northwestern Medicine investigator Stephen Persell, MD, MPH.
Monthly Archives: March, 2016
Genetic factors and the environment cause depression via different molecular pathways in rats, according a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Isaac Adewole, MBBS, adjunct professor of Medicine, has been named Nigeria’s minister of health.
MD/PhD student Sai Folmsbee aims to understand the role of the protein αT-catenin, found in heart cells, in the development of asthma.
Eric Olson, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Molecular Biology at UT Southwestern Medical Center, will present the Research Day Keynote on heart development, disease and regeneration.
A recent clinical trial co-led by Mary McDermott, MD, ’92 GME, and colleagues found that increasing physical activity in sedentary older men and women did not prevent serious fall injuries.
A new Northwestern Medicine study confirms that leaky lymphatic vessels can lead to obesity in mice and shows a way to restore lymphatic function.
A group of nearly 300 students in Feinberg’s MD, Physician Assistant and Doctor of Physical Therapy programs, plus nursing students from DePaul University, participated in the schools’ first-ever interprofessional teamwork learning initiative.
The loss of a component of a protein complex responsible for attaching cells together activates genes that lead to the buildup of fibrous scar tissue seen in cardiac disease arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy, according to a recent study.