An emergency department program focused on geriatric transitional care has reduced the risk of unnecessary admission of older patients at Northwestern Medicine by 33 percent.
Obese, middle-age men and women who had bariatric surgery have half the death rate of those who had traditional medical treatment over a 10-year period.
Scientists have developed an algorithm that uses brain scans to predict language ability in deaf children after they receive a cochlear implant.
Omar Bushara, first-year MD/MPH student, discusses how spending a year teaching biology on Chicago’s South Side crystallized his interest in public health.
A Northwestern Medicine study has found that black and white populations have similar risk for developing diabetes when all biological factors are considered, upending a long-held consensus.
For the first time, scientists have measured the stress levels of fathers of premature babies during the transition between the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and home and discovered fathers are more stressed than mothers.
A synthetic cannabis-like drug in a pill was safe and effective in treating obstructive sleep apnea, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
The first genetic mutation that appears to protect against multiple aspects of biological aging in humans has been discovered in an Amish family in Indiana, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Mamta Swaroop, MD, associate professor of Surgery, leads the Chicago South Side Trauma First Responders Course, a free program giving Chicago community members the tools to render first aid to trauma victims.
The Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling expanded from 14 to 20 students per class, preparing graduates for careers in various genetic counseling fields, including clinical, industry, research and public policy.