United Nations advisor Jeffrey Sachs, PhD, delivered the keynote address at Northwestern University’s Global Health Interdisciplinary Symposium Nov. 19.
As part of their Health and Society coursework, medical students met with policy leaders to learn how implementing better health policies can improve the overall health of communities.
Young men who have sex with men have the highest risk for HIV infection, but only one in five has ever been tested for HIV, a much lower rate than testing for non-adolescents, according to a new study.
With a new grant from the Office of Minority Health, Northwestern Medicine investigators will work with Latino/Hispanic communities to identify and treat patients with lupus.
The neighborhood people live in can contribute to their likelihood of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a study co-authored by Northwestern Medicine investigator Mercedes Carnethon, PhD, associate professor in Preventive Medicine-Epidemiology.
An Affordable Care Act program to reduce hospital-acquired conditions more frequently penalized hospitals if they had accreditations, offered advanced services, were major teaching institutions and performed better on other quality measures, showed a Northwestern Medicine study.
Northwestern Medicine scientists will lead an interdisciplinary project funded by the National Institutes of Health to invent, develop and test an implantable drug delivery system to protect high-risk individuals from HIV infection.
Men gain weight after the birth of their first child, raising their risk of heart disease, cancer and diabetes, according to new Northwestern Medicine research.
Time spent on smartphones and GPS location sensor data can help detect depression, according to new Northwestern Medicine research.