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Northwestern Medicine to Host Five Medication Collection Sites for National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Northwestern Medicine is once again coming together with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day with five medication collection sites on Saturday, October 26 from 10 am to 2 pm at...
23-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

What Factors Influence the Decisions Older Adults Make About Their Care and Living Plans?

Northwestern Medicine Geriatrics receives nearly $4 million to better understand which factors influence older adults when making plans to age-in-place
23-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Northwestern Medicine Launches Program for Women’s Bone Health

Unique clinical offering provides individualized treatment plans focused on evaluation of risk factors for osteoporosis and prevention strategies for avoiding bone loss and fractures
23-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Two Northwestern Medicine Physicians Receive Awards from The North American Menopause Society

Two Northwestern Medicine physicians will receive awards from The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) during its annual meeting in Chicago on September 25. Lauren Streicher, MD, NCMP, director of the Northwestern Medicine Center for Menopause,...
24-Sep-2019 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Hippocampal avoidance using IMRT now recommended as standard of care for brain metastases

Patients with brain metastases who received whole-brain radiotherapy that avoided memory-specific hippocampal neural stem cells experienced preserved cognitive function and reported fewer neurologic symptoms and better cognition over time.
19-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Northwestern Medicine physicians, staff prepare to present at ASTRO 2019

Radiation oncologists and team members from the Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center and Robert H. Lurie Cancer Center of Northwestern University at Northwestern Memorial Hospital will present research at the annual meeting for the American...
13-Sep-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Clinical Offering Aims to Provide Relief for Women with Breast Cancer who have Painful Sex

Vaginal laser is a non-hormonal treatment, which is reported to alleviate symptoms of dryness and pain in 95 percent of the women who undergo the laser treatment. However, because insurance does not cover the laser treatments, it is cost prohibitive...
19-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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30 Years of National IVF Data Collection and Analysis Improves Quality of Care

In the United States, approximately 12 percent of women have difficulty getting pregnant or staying pregnant. The first successful in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycle occurred in the United States in 1981. According to an analysis published in the...
7-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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