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.
Children with difficult medical issues are more likely to experience social challenges at home, demonstrating the need for additional support and resources for these children in clinical settings.