Dec 19, 2019
When we read about college and youth sports today, it's usually about the dangers to health - mainly, concussions. However, a new study led by Nina Kraus, PhD, director of Northwestern's Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, BrainVolts, has found that athletes have healthier brains than non-athletes.
Dec 18, 2019
In this bonus episode, Clyde Yancy, MD, and Donald Lloyd-Jones, MD, ScM, offer tips for people to consider in the new year, that can improve their health.
Lloyd-Jones suggests experimenting with different tactics to lose or maintain weight, such as intermittent fasting.
"The important thing, if you need to lose weight,...
Dec 10, 2019
Of the thousands of studies published by Northwestern scientists in 2019, some of the most discussed came from the field of cardiology. Two Northwestern physician scientists, Dr. Clyde Yancy and Dr. Donald Lloyd-Jones, review some of these findings and share their thoughts on advances in cardiology to come in 2020.
Nov 12, 2019
It is the most common tumor found in women and is the cause of 200,000 hysterectomies in the United States every year. Yet, uterine fibroids have not been a frequent topic of medical research. Northwestern’s Serdar Bulun, MD, leads one of the few research programs focused on the molecular and cellular abnormalities...
Oct 28, 2019
In recent Northwestern Medicine study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, women surgical residents reported more mistreatment than men, which was linked to higher burnout rates and more suicidal thoughts.