- Cancer and bad luck
Dr. Leonidas Platanias, director of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, tells us: "The fact that (the Hopkins authors) attribute certain tumors to random mutations doesn't absolutely exclude environmental or other factors that we have not well defined and may be contributing."
- Chicago Tribune Jan 23, 2015
- Portable X-ray services becoming more common
Dr. James C. Carr, a professor of radiology at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, believes trained technicians using portable machines can provide quality scans for patients in rural areas or unable to move.
- Yahoo! News Jan 23, 2015
- New study reveals healing power of voices
In a groundbreaking Northwestern Medicine and Hines VA Hospital clinical study, Pape performed brain scans on 15 coma patients, including Godfrey. The results of that study, released Thursday, show that when patients heard unfamiliar voices, brain scans showed little activity, but when they heard close relatives calling out their names or talking, the scans lit up.
- CBS News (National) Jan 22, 2015
- Postpartum Anxiety or Normal New Mom Fears?
There might also be physiological explanations for mood disorders during and after birth, says Emily S. Miller, an assistant professor of Maternal Fetal Medicine at Northwestern University.
- U.S. News & World Report Jan 20, 2015
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