Men gain weight after the birth of their first child, raising their risk of heart disease, cancer and diabetes, according to new Northwestern Medicine research.
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Feinberg faculty have received a National Institutes of Health grant to develop a statistical framework for correcting measurement errors associated with self-reported diet assessment.
A new Northwestern Medicine research center funded by the American Heart Association will study links between dietary phosphate and heart disease, with a focus on reducing health disparities in minority populations.
A new study shows that teenagers who had previously been heavy users of marijuana performed worse on long-term memory tests than those who never used cannabis, and they had abnormally shaped hippocampuses.
A new study by Northwestern Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania found that extending patch treatment beyond the standard eight-week duration is safe and leads to better smoking cessation rates.
A recent Northwestern Medicine study is the first to explore the influence of online social networks in weight-management programs, finding that people who were more socially engaged also lost more weight during the program.
A recent Northwestern Medicine study found that regular exercise is associated with better quality of life and slower rates of decline for patients with Parkinson’s disease.
Northwestern Medicine scientists mapped brain circuitry associated with addiction and reward, and found that smoking affects the way the brain relates and responds to pain. The findings could lead to targeted therapies for chronic pain sufferers.
Feinberg has been awarded a grant to develop wearable health sensors that prevent smoking relapse and overeating, as part of a new National Institutes of Health (NIH) Big Data initiative.
Northwestern Medicine scientists found that lesions seen in MRIs of knees without any x-ray signs of osteoarthritis predict the development of persistent symptoms of the disease and the first appearance of cartilage damage.