A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine found that the percentage of Americans who received primary care — especially those who were male, younger, of minority backgrounds or who lived in the southern region of the United States — significantly decreased between 2002 and 2015.
A one-of-a-kind drug created to treat a single patient passed a crucial test at Northwestern, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Measuring atrial fibrillation through implanted devices like pacemakers can identify patients at risk for stroke, according to a recent study.
Women surgical residents suffer more mistreatment than men, which leads to a higher burnout rate and more suicidal thoughts among female residents, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Gregory Brisson, MD, discussed how peer evaluation among physicians could enhance the patient referral process in a recent NEJM editorial.
A recent study found that the genetic distance between kidney donors and recipients could be used to more accurately predict transplant success.
A drug originally designed to help manage diabetes may also improve quality of life for patients with heart failure, according to a recent clinical trial.
Many hospital rating systems are inconsistent and suffer from fundamental weaknesses, according to experts, as reported by a new Northwestern Medicine study.
A procedure called POEM significantly improved treatment outcomes among patients with achalasia — a rare swallowing disorder — compared with a standard therapy, according to a clinical trial published in JAMA.
Four Northwestern Medicine hospitals have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report in its 2019-20 Best Hospitals rankings, with Northwestern Memorial Hospital named among the top 10 hospitals in the U.S.