A special COVID-19 testing team has been put in place at Northwestern, with the goal of at least quadrupling the number of tests processed at Northwestern Medicine hospitals — from about 90 per day to more than 350 per day — and in the process, greatly reducing test result turnaround times.
Browsing: Clinical Breakthroughs
Gary Noskin, MD, professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases and chief medical officer at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, answers questions about how Northwestern’s clinical research team is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A Northwestern Medicine study shows how simulation-based mastery learning helps train physicians to have difficult conversations with patients in a clear and compassionate way.
Most young adults who identify as transgender desire having their preferred names and pronouns documented in electronic medical records (EMRs), according to recent survey findings published in JAMA Pediatrics.
A new study has found that psychological influences may be an underappreciated contributor to swallowing disorders, and should be incorporated into evaluations of symptom severity.
Disrupting the brain’s orbitofrontal cortex with a noninvasive stimulation technique impairs a person’s ability to make inference-based decisions and may help treat psychiatric disorders, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
Drinking flavanol-rich cocoa three times a day improved walking distance in individuals with peripheral artery disease, reports a new Northwestern Medicine pilot study published in Circulation Research.
A new study has found no evidence that the 2019 novel coronavirus, COVID-19, is passed from women in their third trimester to the fetus in the womb.
Elagolix, a newly developed orally administered drug, was effective in reducing heavy menstrual bleeding in women with uterine fibroids, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine clinical trial.
Zinc and folic acid supplements had no effect on live birth outcomes or semen quality measures, according to a recent clinical trial.