Transgender and nonbinary youth experienced sustained improvements in depression and anxiety over two years after starting treatment with gender-affirming hormones, according to a recent study.
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The recommendation to reach 10,000 steps a day has long been the gold standard for staying fit and improving heart health. But new research suggests that it might not be the magic number after all.
Shortages of mental health professionals across U.S. counties were associated with an increase in youth suicides, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
The Institute for Public Health and Medicine recently hosted its annual Population Health Forum, a celebration of the ten-year anniversary of the institute that brought together hundreds of public health researchers, trainees, and community partners.
A recent parent survey has identified intergenerational trends in swimming skills, with stark racial and ethnic differences.
Northwestern Medicine investigators continue to study the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on health outcomes and society, from maternal vaccinations and antibody response to reducing burnout amongst healthcare workers and identifying novel therapeutic targets.
The Institute for Public Health and Medicine’s Center for Dissemination and Implementation Science recently held its inaugural strategic planning meeting, which welcomed Feinberg faculty to learn about the center’s vision, goals and opportunities for collaboration.
A study led by Northwestern Medicine investigators found that education and place of birth significantly contribute to racial and ethnic differences in cardiovascular health among U.S. adults.
Even before COVID-19, emergency departments experienced a spike in visits for youth with suicidal thoughts or ideas, according to a recent study.
The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University will begin scaling up its collection and use of data related to patient sex assigned at birth, gender identity, and sexual orientation with funding from the National Cancer Institute.