Consuming certain types of alcohol over long periods of time as well as binge drinking both speed up biological aging, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
The Department of Ophthalmology has received a Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) Challenge Grant to support investigators advancing the field of ophthalmology and vision science.
Transgender and nonbinary youth experienced sustained improvements in depression and anxiety over two years after starting treatment with gender-affirming hormones, according to a recent study.
The recommendation to reach 10,000 steps a day has long been the gold standard for staying fit and improving heart health. But new research suggests that it might not be the magic number after all.
Northwestern University professors Luisa Iruela-Arispe, PhD, Murali Prakriya, PhD, Linda A. Teplin, PhD and Teri W. Odom, PhD, have been selected as 2022 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the largest general scientific society in the world.
A new way to significantly increase the potency of almost any vaccine has been developed by Northwestern scientists.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered that specific calcium channels help regulate sex differences in the functioning of immune cells for neuroinflammation and overall neuropathic pain.
Feinberg has named two new associate deans: Kathryn Hufmeyer, MD, has been named associate dean for curriculum, and Linda Suleiman, MD, has been promoted to associate dean for diversity, equity and inclusion.
Shortages of mental health professionals across U.S. counties were associated with an increase in youth suicides, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
The Northwestern Medicine Scholars program helps local high school students learn about potential careers in medicine as physicians and scientists through participating in hands-on training sessions, educational seminars and networking opportunities.