Sexual minority women have a higher risk of postpartum depression but are less likely to have their sexual identities documented in electronic medical records, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in JAMA Psychiatry.
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Marlise Pierre-Wright, ‘22 MD, MPA, an internal medicine resident at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and former medical student, has been awarded a multi-institutional grant for her project that will bolster trauma-informed care curriculum and training for residents.
Time-restricted eating without calorie counting was as effective as a calorie restriction diet for weight loss and cardiometabolic risk reduction in obese adults, according to findings published in Annals of Internal Medicine.
Kai Holder, a fourth-year medical student, and Sydney Love Cush, a second-year medical student, have been named 2023-2024 Chicago Area Schweitzer Fellows.
Black residents living in highly segregated neighborhoods have significantly shortened life expectancies, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Recent and long-term marijuana use is linked to changes in the human genome, a new Northwestern Medicine study published in Molecular Psychiatry has found.
Pregnant people who report feeling unsafe in their neighborhoods are more likely to experience depression during pregnancy and have a baby with low birth weight, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open.
The Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing convened scientists, policymakers, community organizations and LGBTQ+ community members to discuss the inclusion and advancement of LGBTQ+ individuals in STEM fields for its annual State of Sexual and Gender Minority Health Symposium, held in Washington, D.C..
Salt substitutes may be effective in lowering blood pressure and reducing cardiovascular events in residents of elderly care facilities, according to a recent multi-center study published in Nature Medicine.
Precious Akanyirige, a fourth-year student in the MD/MPH degree program, has been awarded the 2023 Excellence in Public Health Award, given by the U.S. Public Health Service.