Poor sleep may be a significant factor driving the differences in risk of cardiometabolic disease between African-Americans and European-Americans, according to a new study.
Northwestern will play a key role in “All of Us,” a groundbreaking national research effort to gather data from one million or more people in order to advance precision medicine.
Northwestern scientists have found that nutritional, microbial and psychosocial exposures early in infant development predict DNA methylation later in life.
The rising cost of targeted oral anticancer medications may put a substantial financial burden on individual patients enrolled in Medicare’s prescription drug benefit program, Part D, according to a new study.
Consumer complaints for cosmetic products have more than doubled, but consumers may remain at risk because the industry receives little regulatory scrutiny, according to new research.
A recent seminar explored the topic of innovation in medical education and the role of mastery learning in training of the next generation of physicians.
Systolic blood pressure for African-American patients dropped between one to five points when they moved to less segregated neighborhoods, according to a new study.
Veterans Affairs hospitals outperformed civilian hospitals on most measures of quality and patient safety, but scored lower on indicators of patient experience, according to new Northwestern Medicine research.
Hans Breiter, ’88 MD, professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, is leading the development of a radical, proactive approach to stopping violence using advanced mathematical models of human emotion.
Americans of South Asian descent are twice as likely as whites to have risks for heart disease, stroke and diabetes, when their weight is in the normal range, according to a recent study.