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LGBT youth bullying tied to lasting mental health problems, Northwestern study finds

Benjamin Din, Digital Projects Editor

February 14, 2016

Despite the “It Gets Better” campaign to combat the bullying of LGBT youth, a Northwestern Medicine study found about a third of LGBT adolescents still face discrimination, harassment and assault. The study, led by Feinberg...

Feinberg researchers find link between chronic pain, emotion

Madeline Fox, Campus Editor

January 5, 2016

Researchers at the Feinberg School of Medicine found chronic pain redesigns a region of the brain that controls emotion, but that change can be reversed by drug treatment. The treatment restored the affected region and sub...

NU Medicine to grow 1,600 employees next month

Jeremy Margolis, Reporter

November 18, 2015

Northwestern Medicine is set to expand by more than 1,600 employees next month, following state approval of a merger with KishHealth System on Tuesday. The agreement, which was approved by the Illinois Health Facility and Serv...

Northwestern Medicine study finds new gene linked to lung cancer

Hayley Glatter, Managing Editor

November 11, 2015

Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified a new gene correlated with lung cancer tumor formation and metastasis. In a study published Nov. 3 in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, scientists show that the suppression...