Feinberg faculty have received a National Institutes of Health grant to develop a statistical framework for correcting measurement errors associated with self-reported diet assessment.
Northwestern Medicine scientists found increases in patient admissions, length of stay, medical treatments, and resource utilization for infants admitted to neonatal intensive care units with neonatal abstinence syndrome.
Higher neighborhood segregation is associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease for blacks and a lower risk for whites, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
Many obstacles hinder vulnerable populations in the United States from seeking and receiving the healthcare they need. A series of studies by Northwestern Medicine investigator Melissa Simon shows that navigator programs can help patients get care despite barriers like income, insurance and language.
A new study by Northwestern Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania found that extending patch treatment beyond the standard eight-week duration is safe and leads to better smoking cessation rates.
Marilyn Cornelis, PhD, assistant professor in Preventive Medicine-Nutrition, draws on systems epidemiology approaches in her research to understand the potential health consequences of coffee consumption.
A recent Northwestern Medicine study is the first to explore the influence of online social networks in weight-management programs, finding that people who were more socially engaged also lost more weight during the program.
First-year medical students analyzed the health assets of Chicago’s neighborhoods by visiting the community and listening to residents and community representatives and presented their findings at a poster session.
A new Northwestern Medicine study found that testosterone replacement in the United States is more than twice as common among HIV-infected men than the general population.
Robert Murphy, MD, ’81, ’84 GME, director of the Center for Global Health, has received a National Cancer Institute grant to develop low-cost tests that will detect and monitor hepatitis C for patients in sub-Saharan Africa.