Media Coverage

Alzheimer's Proteins Appear in 20 Year Olds

In a report published in the journal Brain, Changiz Geula, a professor at the Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease Center at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, reveals that the protein—which gradually builds up and forms sticky plaques in the brain in Alzheimer’s disease—starts appearing early in life.

TIME Magazine Mar 02, 2015
Melasma: How to cope with skin discoloration during pregnancy

“It’s significantly less common to have pigmentation in other areas of the body, ” said Dr. Bethanee Schlosser, a board certified dermatologist and assistant professor in the department of dermatology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, IL.

Fox News (National) Mar 01, 2015
Feeding Infants Peanut Products Could Prevent Allergies, Study Suggests

Whether infants should be fed peanuts and other foods associated with allergies is one of the most common questions parents ask about introducing solid foods to their children, said Dr. Ruchi Gupta, associate professor of pediatrics at Northwestern University, who was not involved in the study.

The New York Times Feb 23, 2015
Losing weight before pregnancy is healthier for mom, baby

"One way we've learned this is by studying babies born to moms before and after gastric bypass surgery," said Dr. Lisa Neff, an endocrinologist at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago. "The babies born after their moms lost weight have fewer problems associated with obesity themselves."

Chicago Tribune Feb 19, 2015
Save the Date Learn about gender differences in cardiovascular disease manifestation, prevalance, outcomes and more at the 8th Annual Women's Cardiovascular Health Symposium on May 1 at Prentice Women's Hopsital.

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