Children born to women with epilepsy who took anti-seizure medications during pregnancy versus children born to women without epilepsy did not differ in terms of cognitive outcomes and overall neurodevelopment, according to findings published in JAMA Neurology.
Month: July 2021
A new project led by Northwestern Medicine investigators aims to mitigate food deserts and kidney disease in predominantly Black communities in Chicago.
Neurons in the hippocampus encode a spatial map of learned knowledge, helping humans and other mammals navigate the world, according to a study published in Nature.
Along with her peers, Mia Andreoli, a rising second-year medical student, is leading the Senior Social Calls program, which pairs Feinberg student volunteers with local seniors in underserved communities in Chicago to have weekly phone calls.
A Northwestern Medicine study has found that women with hormone receptor-positive breast cancer were more likely to discontinue hormone therapy early due to poor quality of life-related outcomes.
A growing cadre of Northwestern Medicine scientists are ensuring that evidence-based practices are put to use properly, a field that has taken on new urgency this year as the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated serious health disparities.
Risk factors such as hypertension, diabetes and smoking conferred greater risk of heart failure in young and middle aged individuals when compared with older individuals, according to a recent study.
Trisha Kaundinya, a first-year student in Feinberg’s MD/MPH Program, and Elizabeth Adams, a first-year medical student, are the co-founders and co-presidents of Feinberg’s Disability Advocacy Coalition in Medicine.
Donald Lloyd-Jones, MD, ScM, the Eileen M. Foell Professor and chair of Preventive Medicine, is the newly elected president of the American Heart Association.
In a new study, Northwestern University and Shirley Ryan AbilityLab researchers have discovered that, in an attempt to adapt to this impairment, muscles actually lose sarcomeres — their smallest, most basic building blocks.