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.
An online calculator showed initial success at predicting the risk of heart disease events among young, healthy adults, according to a new study in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Wenyuan Zhou, a second-year MD and MPH student, recently completed a summer internship in Havana, Cuba, where she learned about prevention in the Cuban healthcare system.
Poor sleep may be a significant factor driving the differences in risk of cardiometabolic disease between African-Americans and European-Americans, according to a new study.
Northwestern will play a key role in “All of Us,” a groundbreaking national research effort to gather data from one million or more people in order to advance precision medicine.
Northwestern scientists have found that nutritional, microbial and psychosocial exposures early in infant development predict DNA methylation later in life.
The rising cost of targeted oral anticancer medications may put a substantial financial burden on individual patients enrolled in Medicare’s prescription drug benefit program, Part D, according to a new study.
Consumer complaints for cosmetic products have more than doubled, but consumers may remain at risk because the industry receives little regulatory scrutiny, according to new research.