The timing, intensity and duration of an individual’s light exposure during the day correlates to their body mass index.
Study is the first to show sedentary behavior is its own risk factor for disability, separate from lack of moderate vigorous physical activity.
Linda Van Horn, PhD, RD, professor in Preventive Medicine, discusses the role of nutrition in the education of medical students and in research at the medical school.
Mary McDermott, MD, professor in general internal medicine and geriatrics and preventive medicine, recently published a study in JAMA that may change clinical guidelines for patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD).
In 2020, the majority of adults in America will be overweight or obese and more than half will suffer from diabetes or pre-diabetic conditions, according to projections presented today by Northwestern Medicine researchers at the AHA Scientific Sessions.