A new wireless, Band-Aid-like sensor developed at Northwestern University could revolutionize the way patients manage hydrocephalus — a potentially life-threatening condition in which excess fluid builds up in the brain.
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Teresa Woodruff, PhD, vice chair for research in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and dean of the Graduate School, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.
The National Institutes of Health has awarded an $8.8 million grant to Keep It Up!, a novel online HIV prevention program that has been shown to reduce sexually transmitted infections in gay young men by 40 percent.
For the first time, scientists were able to specifically change the way the brain’s memory centers form new memories, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
A new app, developed in part by Northwestern Medicine faculty, rates the nutritional value of packaged foods and suggests healthier products.
An emergency department program focused on geriatric transitional care has reduced the risk of unnecessary admission of older patients at Northwestern Medicine by 33 percent.
For the first time, scientists have measured the stress levels of fathers of premature babies during the transition between the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and home and discovered fathers are more stressed than mothers.
A synthetic material developed at Northwestern Medicine could direct a patient’s existing cells to transform into stem cells, creating a new treatment path for stem cell therapy.
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.
A cancer drug for certain types of leukemia and lymphoma can also prevent reactions to some of the most common airborne allergies, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.