Northwestern Medicine cardiovascular experts discuss how racial disparities, including lower socioeconomic status and pre-existing cardiovascular conditions, can lead African-Americans to be at higher risk for contracting and dying from COVID-19.
Browsing: Clinical Breakthroughs
A novel heart failure drug called sacubitril-valsartan reduced the risk of hospitalizations for heart failure and death from cardiovascular causes more in women than in men, according to a study published in Circulation.
Northwestern Medicine has enrolled its first participants in a new international clinical drug trial for COVID-19, testing remdesivir, a novel anti-viral drug developed to treat Ebola, and which has also shown antiviral activity in coronaviruses.
A new method of delivering radiation during whole brain radiotherapy could reduce neurotoxicity without compromising effectiveness, according to a new study.
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.
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.