A new study has found no evidence that the 2019 novel coronavirus, COVID-19, is passed from women in their third trimester to the fetus in the womb.
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Second-year student Salem Argaw’s research found that the Trump Administration’s Public Charge Rule would pose harm on immigrants in Cook County. Her findings helped persuade a federal judge in Chicago to issue a temporary injunction to stop the rule.
Archit Bharathwaj Baskaran, a second-year student, envisions using healthcare to change society for the better, through leadership and service with student and non-profit groups during his time at Feinberg.
Kamya Bijawat, a second-year medical student, spent a month this summer in South Africa studying how wireless infant monitoring sensors developed at Northwestern could improve parent-infant bonding in low-resource settings.
Feinberg’s new Institute for Global Health hosted its inaugural Global Health Day symposium, a day-long event that featured presentations from each of the institute’s constituent Centers, a poster session, several panels and keynote speakers.
A Northwestern Medicine study found that almost 30 percent of healthcare professionals and trainees from high-income countries have performed outside their scope of training while working or volunteering in low- and middle-income countries.
A new machine-learning tool demonstrates the clinical potential of ‘junk DNA’ methylation in hepatitis C-associated liver cancer patients without the need for expensive testing.
Funding has been announced for the first phase of an eight-year initiative to enable African hospitals to improve newborn survival by 50 percent, led by a consortium including Northwestern University.
A recent campus talk explored how clinical trials of HIV/AIDS drugs in developing countries in the 90s sparked a wealth of discussions about ethics in scientific investigation and barriers to healthcare access.
Becca Sinard, a student in Feinberg’s MD/MPH Combined Degree Program, is dedicated to improving human health across the spectrum.