The landmark Northwestern Juvenile Project, led by Linda Teplin, PhD, has produced some astonishing findings about health risks and premature deaths of delinquent youth.
Northwestern’s John A. Rogers, PhD, and Amy Paller, MD, have just published a study in the journal Science that shows how ultra-thin, electronic sensors developed in Rogers’ lab have the potential to make NICUs wireless.
There’s been an uptick in childhood food allergies in recent years, and new evidence from Northwestern shows they’re also becoming more common in adults.
A rare blood disorder related to people missing a protein, called PAI-1, was identified in a small Amish community. Douglas Vaughan, MD, studies the community and found that those without the protein seem to live longer and healthier lives.
Through his research and practice as a preventive cardiologist at Northwestern, Donald Lloyd-Jones is working to improve and preserve the heart health of Americans, one patient at a time.
Marilyn Cornelis, PhD, PhD, studies the genetics of coffee consumption, caffeine metabolism and taste preferences and has some new findings to share about one of the most popular beverages in the world.
Minoli Perera, PharmD, PhD, is a pioneer in the area of pharmacogenomics in African-Americans and has some new discoveries to share.
Massimo Cristofanilli, MD, talks about the state of breast cancer in America today.
A common, safe and inexpensive drug for type 2 diabetes, metformin, decreases the risk of heart attacks and strokes triggered by particulate matter air pollution.
A. Vania Apkarian, PhD, explains his recent discoveries related to chronic pain and how placebos may be a very effective option for some.