Burning kerosene and diesel fuel indoors for lighting, cooking and heating may increase the chance of developing fatal heart disease, according to recent research.
A Northwestern Medicine study, the first of its kind, estimated lifetime risk for sudden cardiac death, finding that one in every nine men and one in every 30 women will be affected, most of whom with no previous symptoms.
A new Northwestern Medicine study showed that deficient vitamin D blood levels in men can predict aggressive prostate cancer.
The Institute for Public Health and Medicine hosted a seminar on the epidemiology and virology of Zika virus, risks associated for travelers and possible links between the virus and microcephaly in infants.
Out-of-towners using marijuana in Colorado – where the drug is legal – are ending up in emergency rooms at an increasing rate, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
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.