Systolic blood pressure for African-American patients dropped between one to five points when they moved to less segregated neighborhoods, according to a new study.
Veterans Affairs hospitals outperformed civilian hospitals on most measures of quality and patient safety, but scored lower on indicators of patient experience, according to new Northwestern Medicine research.
Hans Breiter, ’88 MD, professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, is leading the development of a radical, proactive approach to stopping violence using advanced mathematical models of human emotion.
Americans of South Asian descent are twice as likely as whites to have risks for heart disease, stroke and diabetes, when their weight is in the normal range, according to a recent study.
A recent study assessed the barriers preventing individuals from participating in biobanking research projects, including concerns about informed consent and data sharing.
A panel of experts gathered to discuss strategies for preventing violence among young men in Chicago, at an event sponsored by the Institute for Public Health and Medicine and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
Melissa Simon, MD, the George H. Gardner Professor of Clinical Gynecology, has been appointed to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, which makes evidence-based recommendations for preventive screenings, counseling services and medications.
Northwestern Medicine scientists presented recent research findings in the field of integrative medicine at the first annual Osher Center Research Day.
Close to 200 medical students laid down their white coats at a “White Coats for Coverage” event, in a symbolic gesture of support for the Affordable Care Act.
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.