A Northwestern Medicine study finds more frequent testing combined with automated reminders yields dramatic improvements in colorectal cancer screening rates among low-income and minority communities.
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A group of physician-scientists at Northwestern Medicine has shown that 10 mL of local anesthetic has the same effect as the commonly used 30 mL to provide sciatic block in patients undergoing knee replacement.
Study upends our understanding of vitamin E and ties the increasing consumption of supposedly healthy vitamin E-rich oils to the rising incidence of lung inflammation and, possibly, asthma.
A new human simulation training program – based on software originally used to train FBI agents – helps adults with autism improve their job interview skills and confidence.
Findings indicate that regular vitamin D screenings may be beneficial, especially for African- and European-American men.
Sanjay Mehrotra, PhD, director of the new Center for Engineering and Health (CEH) aims to develop data-driven engineering solutions to a range of national healthcare delivery problems.
John E. Pandolfino, MD, ’97, ’01 GME, ’05 MSCI, New Gastroenterology Chief Developing Overarching Digestive Disease Center
Published in PLOS ONE, the findings by a group of neurosurgeons could change the manner in which a fairly common lumbar procedure is performed in the future.
Taking one pill instead of three could be a powerful ally to prevent cardiovascular disease.
Depressive symptoms increased over the first five years of fatherhood for young men who were around 25 years old when they became fathers and lived in the same home as their children.