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Restoring Balance and Hearing Impacted by Ménière's Disease

Andrew Fishman, MD, director of neurotology and cranial base surgery at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, discusses symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of Ménière's Disease, a neurological disorder that can cause vertigo, hearing loss...
16-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Northwestern Medicine Mobile Stroke Unit Delivers Life-Saving Care 30 Minutes Sooner

During an acute stroke blood flow to the brain stops. Every minute that passes without oxygen, another 1.9 million neurons die. With two comprehensive stroke centers, clinical research and a growing telestroke program, Northwestern Medicine is...
3-May-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Northwestern Medicine, Lurie Children’s Hospital and the Drug Enforcement Administration team up for National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Every day, nearly 100 Americans die after overdosing on opioids, including prescription pain medications. Rates of prescription drug abuse in the U.S. are alarmingly high, as are the number of accidental poisonings and overdoses due to these drugs....
19-Apr-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Proton Therapy Treatment for Prostate Cancer is Advantageous to IMRT According to New Study

Proton therapy treatment for prostate cancer is associated with higher survival rates and decreased risk of complications compared to intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) according to a new study by researchers at the Northwestern Medicine...
25-Oct-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center Hosts 4th Annual PTCOG-NA Conference in Chicago

The Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center will host over 200 leading clinicians, physicists and researchers in the growing field of proton therapy at the 4th Annual Particle Therapy Co-Operative Group North-America (PTCOG-NA) Conference, being...
19-Oct-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Center for Sexual Medicine and Menopause Opens at Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Northwestern Medicine has launched a first of its kind center dedicated to providing comprehensive care to women for two often unmet areas of women’s healthcare – sexual health and menopause. The Center for Sexual Medicine and Menopause at...
17-Oct-2017 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Three Northwestern Medicine Hospitals Ranked Among “America’s Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report

Three Northwestern Medicine hospitals are recognized by U.S. News & World Report in its 2017-18 Best Hospitals rankings. Northwestern Memorial Hospital is again recognized as one of the top hospitals in the country ranking No. 13 on the prestigious...
8-Aug-2017 5:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

$3 Million Grant to Bring Precision Medicine to Heart Patients

Supported by a $3.3 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) RO1 grant, Fedak and Barker will use 4D-Flow MRI, a cutting-edge imaging technique that allows visualization of three-dimensional blood flow in real time, and tissue analysis to inform...
5-Jul-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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