Poor sleep may be a significant factor driving the differences in risk of cardiometabolic disease between African-Americans and European-Americans, according to a new study.
A new study published in Nature Communications finds that practicing generosity activates an area of the brain associated with reward and happiness.
Northwestern will play a key role in “All of Us,” a groundbreaking national research effort to gather data from one million or more people in order to advance precision medicine.
With evidence-based smartphone apps developed by our Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies, mental healthcare is always within reach.
The absence of obesity, diabetes and hypertension in middle age was associated with significantly fewer years lived with heart failure, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Northwestern Medicine scientists are exploring a new drug that could make people healthier for longer by slowing the aging process.
A Northwestern research team has developed a first-of-its-kind flexible microfluidic device that adheres to the skin and measures the wearer’s sweat.
A regular physical activity program reduced the amount of time older adults spent with a major mobility disability, according to recent research.
Northwestern University has been awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health to help scientists across the country study how environmental factors influence health outcomes for children.
Forty percent of top-selling sunscreens don’t meet national standards for protection, and consumers are spending up to 3,000 percent more for products that provide equivalent benefit, according to new research.