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.
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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.
Northwestern Medicine investigators published the results of a clinical trial showing that a new psoriasis drug called guselkumab has greater efficacy than the current standard of care.
Emergency room visits and hospitalizations for severe allergic reactions climbed 29 percent per year over 5 years, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Scientists from Feinberg and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago developed a bionic leg that uses electromyographic (EMG) signaling to give patients with above-knee amputations better control over movement than current prosthetics.