A new Northwestern Medicine study has shown that playing recorded family stories can help wake up coma patients’ unconscious brain more quickly, and with improved recovery.
Author Marla Paul
Pediatric patients who listened to 30 minutes of music or audiobooks of their choosing had a significant reduction in pain after major surgery, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Using nanotechnology, Northwestern Medicine scientists are working to engineer an artificial ACL replacement to improve treatment for ACL rupture, one of the most devastating injuries in professional sports.
From neurons in an autism-causing condition to inflamed human lung tissue macrophage cells, compelling images illustrate a broad array of scientific findings this year. A selection of eye-catching images from research published by faculty at Feinberg in 2014.
National and local ALS researchers, experts, doctors and patients gathered at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Fourth Annual Les Turner Symposium on ALS and NeuroRepair on Thursday, Dec. 11.
Luis Rivera, MD, a first-year resident in Family and Community Medicine, was recently awarded a $25,000 scholarship by the National Medical Fellowship for his work and commitment to underserved populations of Chicago.
Four Feinberg faculty members have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society.
A study of U.S. hospitals revealed that 2011 restrictions on resident duty hours did not improve surgery patients’ outcomes, one of the first national evaluations of the results of the restrictions.
Recent Northwestern Medicine research shows that longer surgeries are associated with a higher risk of dangerous blood clots, a consistent trend across all procedures.