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  • Improving Outcomes After Heart Failure Hospitalization
  • Navigators Help Patients Overcome Healthcare Inequities
  • DNA Transcription Sheds Light on Cancer Pathogenesis
  • Exploring Age-Related Differences in Herpes Encephalitis
  • Evaluating Drugs to Improve Vision In Diabetic Macular Edema
  • Auditory Pain Pathway May Protect Against Hearing Loss
  • Investigating Medical Careers with High School Students
  • New Human Enzyme Provides Genetic Link to Gestational Diabetes
  • Isolated Systolic Hypertension Indicates Heart Disease Risk for Younger Adults
  • Feb 26, 2015Improving Outcomes After Heart Failure Hospitalization
    In a recent review published in Nature Reviews Cardiology, Northwestern Medicine investigators outline strategies to reduce the rate of early postdischarge adverse events among patients with heart failure.
  • Feb 25, 2015Navigators Help Patients Overcome Healthcare Inequities
    Many obstacles hinder vulnerable populations in the United States from seeking and receiving the healthcare they need. A series of studies by Northwestern Medicine investigator Melissa Simon shows that navigator programs can help patients get care despite barriers like income, insurance and language.
  • Feb 24, 2015DNA Transcription Sheds Light on Cancer Pathogenesis
    In several recent publications, Ali Shilatifard, PhD, chair of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, examined how different aspects of transcriptional regulation are involved in cancer development.
  • Feb 23, 2015Study Shows Longer Nicotine Patch Therapy is Safe and Effective
    A new study by Northwestern Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania found that extending patch treatment beyond the standard eight-week duration is safe and leads to better smoking cessation rates.
  • Feb 20, 2015Exploring Age-Related Differences in Herpes Encephalitis
    Northwestern Medicine scientists have revealed age-dependent differences in cellular mechanisms for protection from herpes simplex virus encephalitis.
  • Feb 19, 2015Evaluating Drugs to Improve Vision In Diabetic Macular Edema
    A new Northwestern Medicine study published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows the drug Eylea is superior to other options for improving the eyesight of persons with poor vision due to diabetic macular edema, a major cause of diabetes-related vision loss.
  • Feb 18, 2015Auditory Pain Pathway May Protect Against Hearing Loss
    Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered a novel pain pathway in the inner ear that warns of dangerously loud noise and may act as a “bodyguard” for the ears, protecting against hearing loss.
  • Feb 18, 2015Studying the Epidemiology of Coffee
    Marilyn Cornelis, PhD, assistant professor in Preventive Medicine-Nutrition, draws on systems epidemiology approaches in her research to understand the potential health consequences of coffee consumption.
  • Feb 17, 2015Investigating Medical Careers with High School Students
    Feinberg medical and physical therapy students organized a hands-on learning workshop and guided students from underrepresented backgrounds in high school and college through a research project as part of the six-week Health Professions Recruitment & Exposure Program (HPREP).
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