Media Coverage

The work done by Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine faculty members (and even some students) is regularly highlighted in newspapers, online media outlets and more. Below you’ll find links to articles and videos of Feinberg in the news.

Yahoo! Health 0

Recent evidence indicates that what you eat and when you eat can in turn affect sleep and circadian rhythms,” says Phyllis C. Zee, MD, PhD, the director of the Center for Circadian and Sleep Medicine at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, who says emerging research “points to a bi-directional relationship.”

The Daily Beast 0

“Food addiction is not taken seriously by health professionals in the way other addictions are,” said Dr. Julie Friedman, an assistant professor at Northwestern University Medical School, and also the VP of Binge Eating programming at InSight Behavioral Health in Chicago. “If you go to your primary care doctor and say, ‘I’m binging three to four times per week,’ they’ll tell you to go to Weight Watchers.”

The Wall Street Journal 0

Neil Stone, professor of medicine at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, in Chicago, where he practices preventive cardiology, says he counsels patients to find ways to lower their stress, such as carving out 20 minutes for a workout on a home bike or treadmill. “Given the stresses we have, it’s about thinking about priorities,” says Dr. Stone, lead author of the 2013 cholesterol-treatment guidelines issued by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association.

Yahoo! News 0

“This is the first time we have randomized trial data on this controversial topic,” said study leader Dr. Karl Bilimoria. “You would think for such a hot-button issue we would have had randomized trial data, which is sort of the gold standard for research, years ago.”

Business Insider 0

Controversial rules that limit the hours young surgeons can work while in training aren’t needed to protect patient safety, a nationwide experiment finds. “This is the first time we have randomized trial data on this controversial topic,” said study leader Dr. Karl Bilimoria. “You would think for such a hot-button issue we would have had randomized trial data, which is sort of the gold standard for research, years ago.”

The Atlantic 0

“When you’re studying something in epidemiology, there’s always going to be a little bit of over-reporting compared to the confirmed number of cases of a condition,” says Chad Achenbach, an infectious-disease specialist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern University. But even if some of those suspected cases don’t pan out, the increase is still notable—from 2010 to 2014, microcephaly cases in Brazil were hovering around 150 per year.

Fox News Health 0

“This is the first time we have randomized trial data on this controversial topic,” said study leader Dr. Karl Bilimoria. “You would think for such a hot-button issue we would have had randomized trial data, which is sort of the gold standard for research, years ago.”

The Washington Post 0

“They told us very clearly that they thought patient care was better” when residents could work longer shifts within more flexible schedules, said Karl Bilimoria, director of the surgical outcomes and quality improvement center at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine. Bilimoria led the study, which was published online in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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