Laws banning smoking at workplaces and other public places are associated with a significantly lower risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a new study.
On May 6, the Illinois Precision Medicine Consortium hosted a launch event at Chicago’s Millennium Park, one of many simultaneous events held around the country to mark the program’s launch.
Within the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM), investigators collaborate at the intersection of public health and medicine — connecting clinics to communities and accelerating innovations that impact the health of both patients and populations.
A sudden loss of net worth in middle or older age is associated with a significantly higher risk of death, according to a new study.
A new Northwestern Medicine study has discovered coffee changes many more metabolites in the blood than previously known, including those in the endocannabinoid system.
A new study debunks the “obesity paradox,” a counterintuitive finding that people with cardiovascular disease live longer if they are overweight or obese.
Lesbian and gay youth showed significantly less psychological distress and were buffered against the negative effects of bullying and victimization when in a relationship.
At Keep Your Heart Healthy events, Feinberg medical students provide cardiovascular disease risk assessment and prevention counseling to underserved communities.
A checklist intervention improved the quality of childbirth care in India, but did not lead to a reduction in the death rate of mothers and newborns, according to a new study.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified a guardian molecule triggered by testosterone that appears to protect males from multiple sclerosis.