Breakthroughs In Care
Knowing your blood type can be crucial in a medical emergency, but it can also offer some interesting insight into your health. See how your blood type might play a role in your well-being.
Genetic mutation in extended Amish family in Indiana protects against aging and increases longevity. An experimental “longevity” drug that recreates the effect of the mutation is now being tested in human trials to see if it provides protection against some aging-related illnesses.
If you knew you were at risk for heart attack or stoke, would you change your lifestyle? Learn how a new online tool could help young adults predict heart disease.
Overuse of antibiotics contributes to the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, increases healthcare costs, and exposes patients to unnecessary risk of side effects.
From charcoal masks to exfoliating acid, Northwestern Medicine explains the truth behind some popular skin care fads.
Find out how an accidental 3-D ink spill sparked the invention of bioactive tissue papers – leading to big innovations in the medical field.
A study by Northwestern Medicine shows commonly used drugs might be able to reduce fetal alcohol syndrome after birth.
The truth behind your body’s physical and emotional response to fear, horror and clowns.
We’ve rounded up some of our favorite, most helpful articles about breast cancer and general breast health.