Northwestern Medicine scientists continue to investigate all aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic: from molecular mechanisms of infection, to child hospitalization and single-dose vaccine response.
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Quality improvement must measure more than average care quality and change to address the root causes of health inequity, according to a Northwestern Medicine editorial published in The BMJ.
The rate of gestational diabetes has shot up 30 percent in young U.S. women over the past decade according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Blessing Aghaulor, MD, MPH, a former resident in internal medicine and current fellow in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, has conducted research on transplant outcomes and consulted about patients at the ERASE trafficking clinic in Chicago.
A targeted virtual health intervention was effective in reducing fear of recurrence among breast cancer survivors.
Thirty-five years since it was started, the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults study, or CARDIA, has become a premier source for the determinants, mechanism and outcomes of cardiovascular disease and manifestations of aging.
A new project led by Northwestern Medicine investigators aims to mitigate food deserts and kidney disease in predominantly Black communities in Chicago.
A Northwestern Medicine study has found that women with hormone receptor-positive breast cancer were more likely to discontinue hormone therapy early due to poor quality of life-related outcomes.
A growing cadre of Northwestern Medicine scientists are ensuring that evidence-based practices are put to use properly, a field that has taken on new urgency this year as the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated serious health disparities.
Risk factors such as hypertension, diabetes and smoking conferred greater risk of heart failure in young and middle aged individuals when compared with older individuals, according to a recent study.