Starting cholesterol-lowering treatment earlier may increase the its benefits, reducing heart attack and stroke over time, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
African Americans who were exposed to segregation in their neighborhoods during young adulthood are more likely to have poor cognitive performance as early as midlife.
Drinking flavanol-rich cocoa three times a day improved walking distance in individuals with peripheral artery disease, reports a new Northwestern Medicine pilot study published in Circulation Research.
Considered the founding father of preventive cardiology, Jeremiah Stamler, MD, who celebrated his 100th birthday Oct. 27, is still conducting ‘brilliant science,’ according to his colleagues.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed and validated a tool to predict which patients with pre-osteoarthritis are at high risk for developing disability in the future.
A first-of-its-kind longitudinal study led by Northwestern Medicine will track young adults’ lung health nationwide to better understand the key risk factors and biomarkers associated with impaired lung health.
More than 80 percent of antibiotics prescribed before dental procedures to prevent infection are unnecessary, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open.
Medical student Shahzeb Hassan founded a preventive medicine student interest group at Feinberg and also co-authored a recent piece in JAMA Internal Medicine about precision preventive medicine.
Cholesterol levels in U.S. youth have improved from 1999 to 2016, but only half of children and adolescents are in the ideal range, according to a new study published in JAMA.
Julie Kelman, a third-year medical student, was the first author of a study that found an association between neighborhood density of convenience stores and the development of coronary artery calcification.