The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern profs contribute new medical guidelines for LGBT, gender-nonconforming patients

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Campus Editor

November 11, 2014

Two Northwestern Medicine professors were involved in writing the new Association of American Medical Colleges guidelines dealing with LGBT and gender-nonconforming patients, the University announced Tuesday. Feinberg pr...

Northwestern Medicine develops blood test for depression

Christine Farolan, Copy Chief

September 24, 2014

Scientists at Northwestern Medicine are developing the first blood test to diagnose depression in adults. The test measures the levels of nine biological markers in a patient to identify how well he or she responds to treatment....

Study finds link between exercise, alcohol consumption

Rebecca Savransky, Managing Editor

September 22, 2014

People tend to consume greater amounts of alcohol on days when they exercise more, a new Northwestern Medicine study found. The study, published online in Health Psychology, determined that between Thursday and Sunday, people drink...

Domestic violence could be more frequent among same-sex couples, Northwestern Medicine finds

Christine Farolan, Copy Chief

September 21, 2014

A Northwestern Medicine literature review found domestic violence occurs as frequently, and possibly more often, in same-sex couples compared wit heterosexual couples. The review, published Sept. 4 in the Journal of Sex and...

Northwestern Medicine to receive $10 million for ALS research

Christine Farolan, Copy Chief

September 6, 2014

The Les Turner ALS Foundation pledged $10 million to Northwestern Medicine to advance treatment and research for the disease made prominent by the ice bucket challenge craze. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou...