The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern Memorial Hospital ranked 2nd for lowest heart attack mortality rates

Rebecca Savransky, Assistant Campus Editor

February 2, 2014

Northwestern made strides in recent weeks pioneering heart attack research and lowering mortality rates. Becker's Hospital Review ranked Northwestern Memorial Hospital second on a list of the lowest 30-day heart attack mortality...

Northwestern alumnus, trustee donates $25 million to University

Ally Mutnick, Campus Editor

December 18, 2013

Northwestern trustee Neil Bluhm (Law ‘62) made a $25 million donation benefitting the Northwestern School of Law and other NU programs, the University announced Tuesday. Bluhm, a casino and real estate developer, allocated...

Study: Eye contact with patients builds trust in doctors

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

October 15, 2013

Make eye contact with your doctors? Then you probably trust them more. That's the finding of a new Northwestern Medicine study, published in the Journal of Participatory Medicine. The study, which used videotapes of doctors'...

Northwestern scientists uncover way to calm fear during sleep

Amy Whyte, Assistant Campus Editor

September 24, 2013

Northwestern scientists have produced the first evidence that fear can be reduced during sleep. Katherina Hauner, a postdoctoral fellow in neurology at the Feinberg School of Medicine, said the team of scientists was able...

Northwestern Medicine study finds new mothers show high rate of obsessive-compulsive tendencies

Jillian Sandler, Campus Editor

March 6, 2013

In the first large-scale longitudinal study of obsessive-compulsive tendencies in new mothers, Northwestern Medicine has found postpartum women to show a higher rate of obsessive-compulsive tendencies than the general population,...