Older adults who exercised regularly did not have better cognitive function than those who attended health education workshops, according to a study co-authored by Northwestern Medicine investigator Mary McDermott, MD, ’92 GME.
The neighborhood people live in can contribute to their likelihood of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a study co-authored by Northwestern Medicine investigator Mercedes Carnethon, PhD, associate professor in Preventive Medicine-Epidemiology.
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.
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.