A recent Northwestern Medicine study is the first to explore the influence of online social networks in weight-management programs, finding that people who were more socially engaged also lost more weight during the program.
A recent Northwestern Medicine study found that regular exercise is associated with better quality of life and slower rates of decline for patients with Parkinson’s disease.
Northwestern Medicine scientists mapped brain circuitry associated with addiction and reward, and found that smoking affects the way the brain relates and responds to pain. The findings could lead to targeted therapies for chronic pain sufferers.
Feinberg has been awarded a grant to develop wearable health sensors that prevent smoking relapse and overeating, as part of a new National Institutes of Health (NIH) Big Data initiative.
Northwestern Medicine scientists found that lesions seen in MRIs of knees without any x-ray signs of osteoarthritis predict the development of persistent symptoms of the disease and the first appearance of cartilage damage.
A study analyzed data from 82,000 women to see how stressful life events and social strain affect future development of coronary heart disease and stroke.
Northwestern Medicine study found when adults in their 30s and 40s drop unhealthy habits they can potentially reverse the natural progression of coronary artery disease.
Study upends our understanding of vitamin E and ties the increasing consumption of supposedly healthy vitamin E-rich oils to the rising incidence of lung inflammation and, possibly, asthma.
Findings indicate that regular vitamin D screenings may be beneficial, especially for African- and European-American men.