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.
A Northwestern research team has created a database of 17,000 foods and beverages for an app that will help consumers see nutrition information.
A study co-authored by Northwestern Medicine scientists suggests that genetic factors associated with elevated body mass index and higher blood sugar levels in mothers cause babies to be born heavier.
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.