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Read the latest news from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Institute for Public Health and Medicine.
Fourth-year medical student Daniel Sasson was a lead author of a study which found that transgender and non-binary adolescents who received top surgery demonstrated improved perceptions of chest dysphoria, gender congruence and body image.
- Becker and Scott Receive Award for Best Research-focused Symposium from Society for Implementation Research Collaboration09.13.2022
Gen Zers and millennials are approximately two times more likely to be newly diagnosed with high blood pressure during pregnancy, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Northwestern Medicine investigators continue to study COVID-19, from comparing mortality rates between SARS-CoV-2 variants to examining the effectiveness of maternal vaccination in protecting infants and combating COVID-19 misinformation on social media.
Geography played a role in opioid-involved overdose deaths in the past, but a coming wave may discriminate between rural and urban areas, according to a recent study.
Metformin, a common, safe and inexpensive drug for type 2 diabetes, lowered the odds of emergency department visits, hospitalizations or death due to COVID-19 by over 40 percent, according to a new multi-site clinical trial.
A new Northwestern Medicine trial will test whether a telehealth-based intervention that addresses three behavioral risk factors at once can modify cancer patients’ lifestyles to improve their outcomes.
A recent study showed that an antibiotic stewardship program was associated with a 50 percent reduction in antibiotic prescribing.
Physicians and scientists from Northwestern Medicine and other institutions have banded together to combat COVID-19 misinformation and disinformation.
Northwestern Medicine scientists are expanding the global network of COVID-19 sequencing in regions where there is limited viral genetic information reporting.
The most common test to measure a person’s lung function may be missing many people with impaired lung health, according to a new study.
Damage to particular regions of the brain may influence addiction behaviors, providing insight into potential therapeutic targets for substance use disorders.
A new Northwestern Medicine study found of the new rules issued during a one-year period by the The Joint Commission, many did not appear to be supported by published evidence.
Patients with advanced kidney cancer who received a new combination treatment reported improved health-related quality of life outcomes, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
The Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing hosted its annual Pride Panel in celebration of Pride month, held virtually on June 14.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have continued to examine COVID-19, from the impact of prone positioning during treatment to vaccine protection against the Omicron variant in children.
Darby Morhardt, PhD, LCSW, research professor in the Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease and of Preventive Medicine in the Division of Public Health Practice, was recently appointed to the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Elder Law.
Northwestern and the American Lung Association have begun a first-of-its-kind longitudinal study to track and analyze the lungs of millennials at the peak of their lung health.
Feinberg’s arts and humanities seminars allow medical students to approach the world of medicine and healthcare from different perspectives and with new skills.