Enhancing autophagy, the system that recycles old or dysfunctional cells, could have therapeutic effects in a variety of aging-related diseases, according to a pair of Northwestern Medicine studies.
Laws banning smoking at workplaces and other public places are associated with a significantly lower risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a new study.
Within the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM), investigators collaborate at the intersection of public health and medicine — connecting clinics to communities and accelerating innovations that impact the health of both patients and populations.
A home-based exercise program, consisting of wearables and telephone coaching, did not improve walking endurance for patients with peripheral artery disease, according to a study published in JAMA.
Women who’ve previously experienced a heart attack are twice as likely to develop mental stress-induced ischemia compared to men with a similar history, according to a recent study.
Among patients with stage III colon cancer, regular nut consumption was associated with significantly lower rates of cancer recurrence and death, according to a new study.
A sudden loss of net worth in middle or older age is associated with a significantly higher risk of death, according to a new study.
Neil Stone, MD, has been selected to receive the 2018 Joseph Stokes, III, MD Award from the American Society of Preventive Cardiology.
A new Northwestern Medicine study has discovered coffee changes many more metabolites in the blood than previously known, including those in the endocannabinoid system.
Raising taxes and implementing mobile-phone interventions may help reduce smoking in sub-Saharan Africa, according to an IPHAM lecture presented by a third-year PhD candidate.