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Childhood cancer survivors experience chronic health problems, Feinberg study finds

Rebecca Savransky, Design Editor

April 7, 2015

A majority of children who have survived childhood cancer for five or more years following their diagnosis live with chronic health problems related to their treatment, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published last...

Northwestern Medicine opens new Huntington’s disease center

Madeline Fox, Assistant Campus Editor

April 2, 2015

Northwestern Medicine has opened a multidisciplinary center for comprehensive treatment of Huntington’s disease. The center's focus will be patient care and research, Northwestern's hospital system and the Feinberg School...

Feinberg teaching hospital owes Medicare $6.4 million, federal report says

Madeline Fox, Assistant Campus Editor

March 31, 2015

A recent federal audit found Northwestern Memorial Hospital owes Medicare an estimated $6.4 million for alleged billing errors. A report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Inspector General...

Northwestern researchers find protein related to Alzheimer’s present in young people

Olivia Exstrum, Campus Editor

March 3, 2015

A new Northwestern Medicine study revealed a protein involved in the development of Alzheimer’s disease can begin forming in the neurons of people as young as 20. Scientists believe this is the first time the protein, amyloid...