Adults with chronic cough and phlegm production are at risk for poor respiratory function, even if they don’t have more severe respiratory disorders, according to a new study.
Monthly Archives: April, 2020
The Center for Community Health’s Alliance for Research in Chicagoland Communities (ARCC) hosted a virtual discussion for participants to share experiences, strategies and challenges about engaging and supporting community-engaged research partners during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Many individuals in the highest risk category for COVID-19 because of multiple chronic health conditions didn’t think the disease would affect them and reported not changing their behavior at the beginning of Chicago’s outbreak, according to a new study.
Northwestern University scientists received top honors from the Clinical Research Forum as part of its 2020 Top Ten Clinical Research Achievement Awards program, taking home the association’s highest honor and capturing more finalist nominations than any other institution.
Northwestern Medicine cardiovascular experts discuss how racial disparities, including lower socioeconomic status and pre-existing cardiovascular conditions, can lead African-Americans to be at higher risk for contracting and dying from COVID-19.
First-year medical student Tazim Merchant co-organized the “Students Supporting the Community During COVID-19” project, a volunteer effort among medical students and graduate students at Feinberg that support healthcare workers, older community members and working parents in Chicago during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A team of investigators have uncovered the cellular mechanisms of a specialized group of white blood cells that help promote the development of inflammatory diseases, according to recent findings.
A new Northwestern Medicine study has shed light on the complex phenomenon of liver zonation, showing that a protein known as Wnt is required for correct placement of tight junction and cell adhesion proteins within the liver.
Tara Lagu, MD, MPH, associate director of the Institute for Healthcare Delivery and Population Science at Baystate Medical Center and the University of Massachusetts Medical School, has been named director of IPHAM’s Center for Health Services and Outcomes.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have uncovered a novel pathogenic mechanism used by the bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa to promote more severe infections.