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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).