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.
Smitha Sarma, third-year medical student, will study tobacco cessation approaches in Kerala, India, as a Fogarty Fellow.