Through a partnership between Northwestern’s Center for Community Health and the Chicago Public School (CPS) Office of Student Health and Wellness, a new study focused on understanding the chronic disease reporting and management process in order to better serve the health care needs of CPS students with conditions such as asthma and food allergies.
Browsing: Clinical Breakthroughs
Northwestern Medicine scientists found stimulating a particular region in the brain via non-invasive delivery of electrical current using magnetic pulses improves memory.
A new Northwestern Medicine study reports mindfulness training for individuals with early-stage dementia and their caregivers was beneficial, easing depression and improving sleep and quality of life in both groups.
Craig Garfield, MD, interviewed parents with very low-birth-weight infants and developed a smartphone app to help them cope with concerns about the transition home from the hospital.
A system adopted in Florida and Tennessee equalized access to kidney transplants for patients living in different geographic areas within each state, with just a minor change to the current system used in other states.
Northwestern Medicine investigators found that depressive symptoms were under-recognized and under-treated for many patients with Parkinson’s disease.
Northwestern Medicine study finds office workers with more light exposure at work had improved sleep, physical activity and quality of life than workers with less light exposure.
Young adult cancer survivors reported poorer physical and emotional health but better social health in a study by Northwestern Medicine scientists.
A mathematical model can predict whether a tumor has a gene mutation associated with a favorable prognosis for glioblastoma patients.
John Lumpkin, ’73 BMS, ’74 MD, was involved in Emergency Medicine when it was an emerging field, and went on to help shape public health policy both in Illinois and nationally.