Most young adults who identify as transgender desire having their preferred names and pronouns documented in electronic medical records (EMRs), according to recent survey findings published in JAMA Pediatrics.
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has established a new Institute for Augmented Intelligence in Medicine, with the goal of augmenting human expertise with computational methods to advance the science of human health.
Attendees recently celebrated the 10 year anniversary of the Mediators of Atherosclerosis in South Asians Living in America (MASALA) Study, the first longitudinal cohort study to investigate heart disease and diabetes risk factors that contribute to disparities in South Asian Americans.
A new study reveals that dopamine regulates movement-promoting brain circuits more dynamically than previously envisaged.
High levels of albumin — the most abundant protein in the bloodstream — present in one’s urine may indicate a higher risk of heart failure later in life, according to a study published in JAMA Cardiology.
A recent study has found that the gallbladder may play a crucial role in the transmission of a common infection found in hospital settings, according to findings published in Nature Communications.
Nearly 300 people attended Northwestern’s Biomedical Data Science Day, which included dozens of immersive and interactive workshops and talks on the current state of biomedical data research.
An emerging strategy to boost fight cancer may actually harm certain immune cells, according to a recent study.
A new study has found that psychological influences may be an underappreciated contributor to swallowing disorders, and should be incorporated into evaluations of symptom severity.
A team of Northwestern Medicine investigators identified a specific gene as a key regulator of immune cells called invariant natural killer T cells, which may present therapeutic potential for the treatment of autoimmune diseases.