The neighborhood people live in can contribute to their likelihood of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a study co-authored by Northwestern Medicine investigator Mercedes Carnethon, PhD, associate professor in Preventive Medicine-Epidemiology.
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Respiratory viruses were detected more frequently than bacteria in community-acquired pneumonia in adults, and incidence of pneumonia increased with age, according to new research.
Scientists at Northwestern University are using a novel dimensional method for distinguishing misbehavior that is expectable in early childhood versus that which is cause for clinical concern.
A clinical study led by Northwestern Medicine scientist Tanya Simuni, MD, crossed a promising compound off the list of potential agents that may slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease.
An Affordable Care Act program to reduce hospital-acquired conditions more frequently penalized hospitals if they had accreditations, offered advanced services, were major teaching institutions and performed better on other quality measures, showed a Northwestern Medicine study.
Men gain weight after the birth of their first child, raising their risk of heart disease, cancer and diabetes, according to new Northwestern Medicine research.
Music training, introduced as late as high school, may help improve the teenage brain’s responses to sound and sharpen hearing and language skills.
Time spent on smartphones and GPS location sensor data can help detect depression, according to new Northwestern Medicine research.
A study showed that an investigational drug, idarucizumab, reverses the anticoagulant effect of dabigatran, a blood thinning drug used for the prevention of stroke. This is the first test of this reversal agent in patients with bleeding or need for emergent surgery.
Feinberg faculty have received a National Institutes of Health grant to develop a statistical framework for correcting measurement errors associated with self-reported diet assessment.