Measuring acid reflux with a wireless electrode can help clinicians determine if patients can stop taking proton pump inhibitors, a medication commonly prescribed for gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Starting cholesterol-lowering treatment earlier may increase the its benefits, reducing heart attack and stroke over time, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
A mismatch between airway size and lung capacity, called dysanapsis, is a strong risk factor for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to a new study.
Several forms of hypertension are associated with higher risk of cardiovascular disease events, even in young adults, according to a recent study.
Lifestyle advice has been only somewhat effective in controlling or slowing the progression of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in children, according to a recent study published in Gastroenterology.
Northwestern Medicine will launch an Older Americans Independence Center, joining a network of centers across the country that investigate ways to maintain or restore independence in older adults.
In older adults with type 1 diabetes, continuous blood glucose monitoring was more effective in reducing hypoglycemia than standard blood glucose monitoring, according to recent findings published in JAMA.
A drug originally designed as cancer therapy virtually eliminated allergic reactions in moderate cases and significantly lessened the risk of death in severe cases, according to a new study in animal models.
The gene transcription machinery that controls circadian rhythms also regulates insulin release in the pancreas, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Fueling Our Communities, started by a group of fourth-year medical students, has been working to address food insecurity among vulnerable patient populations in Chicago.