A genetic change in a “clock gene” produced significant changes in circadian rhythm, providing insight into how the complex system is regulated according to a study published in PNAS.
At Keep Your Heart Healthy events, Feinberg medical students provide cardiovascular disease risk assessment and prevention counseling to underserved communities.
Across the medical school, investigators are leading grants for community-engaged research projects that tackle a wide range of specific health challenges in Chicagoland and beyond.
High-intensity exercise three times a week is safe for individuals with Parkinson’s disease and can keep symptoms from progressing, according to a phase 2 clinical trial published in JAMA Neurology.
A Northwestern Medicine clinical trial found that a stem cell therapy did not improve walking ability in people with peripheral artery disease, although exercise did lead to significant improvements.
An online calculator showed initial success at predicting the risk of heart disease events among young, healthy adults, according to a new study in JAMA Internal Medicine.
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.