An emergency department program focused on geriatric transitional care has reduced the risk of unnecessary admission of older patients at Northwestern Medicine by 33 percent.
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For the first time, scientists have measured the stress levels of fathers of premature babies during the transition between the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and home and discovered fathers are more stressed than mothers.
A synthetic material developed at Northwestern Medicine could direct a patient’s existing cells to transform into stem cells, creating a new treatment path for stem cell therapy.
Consumer complaints for cosmetic products have more than doubled, but consumers may remain at risk because the industry receives little regulatory scrutiny, according to new research.
A cancer drug for certain types of leukemia and lymphoma can also prevent reactions to some of the most common airborne allergies, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
According to a new study, normal agers lost volume in the cortex, which contains neurons, twice as fast as SuperAgers, a rare group of older people whose memories are as sharp as those decades younger.
Melissa Simon, MD, the George H. Gardner Professor of Clinical Gynecology, has been appointed to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, which makes evidence-based recommendations for preventive screenings, counseling services and medications.
National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins and Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin spoke to an auditorium of nearly 300 physicians and researchers at Northwestern about the critical importance of sustaining momentum in medical research funding.
The latest government guidelines for diabetes screening missed 55 percent of high-risk individuals with prediabetes or diabetes, a new Northwestern Medicine study found.
In collaboration with four local institutions, Northwestern University will receive $51 million over 5 years via the National Institutes of Health to help launch the Cohort Program of President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative.