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  1. Sleeping on stomach 'may raise risk of sudden death in epilepsy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Medical News Today

    People with epilepsy who sleep on their stomach may be at much higher risk of sudden unexpected death than those with the disorder who do not sleep in this position. This is according to a new study published in the journal Neurology .


  2. Low-birth-weight children 'associated with lower academic outcomes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Medical News Today

    Heavier newborns perform better academically in elementary and middle school than peers with lower birth weights, according to a new study by researchers at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. The new study, published in the journal American Economic Review , is the first to explore the interaction between birth weight, children's cognitive development and the quality of education they have.


  3. Smoking linked to increased risk of chronic back painRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Medical News Today

    People who smoke are much more likely to develop chronic back pain than those who do not smoke. These are the findings of a new study by researchers from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL.


  4. Brain wave could aid criminal investigations by detecting recognitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | Medical News Today

    When it comes to catching criminals, the outcome can be heavily reliant on details given by witnesses or suspects. Now, researchers from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL, claim that monitoring a particular brain wave of these individuals could aid criminal investigations, by confirming details they have seen or objects they recognize.


  5. We drink more alcohol on days of increased physical activityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | Medical News Today

    Worked hard at the gym today? Chances are you will treat yourself to a drink or two, according to a new study. Researchers from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL, found that that on days when exercise increases, so does alcohol consumption.


  6. Wearable, skin-like device 'monitors cardiovascular, skin health 24/7'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Medical News Today

    Researchers from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a wearable, wireless skin-like device that they say can monitor cardiovascular and skin health 24 hours a day. Researchers say the wearable, skin-mounted device could provide around-the-clock monitoring of cardiovascular and skin health, even alerting wearers when skin hydration levels are low.


  7. Glaucoma cure may lie in targeting 'stiff cells' that impede fluid drainageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Medical News Today

    A unique international study that is unusual because it points to a mechanical feature of cells as a cause of disease suggests glaucoma arises when certain cells in the eye become stiff and impede drainage of fluid, causing pressure to build up. Treatments that target this stiffness could lead to a cure for glaucoma, say the researchers.


  8. How music can make us feel powerfulRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2014 | Medical News Today

    Whether you are lifting weights at the gym or going for a run, putting on your earphones and blasting some music can certainly give you a push to do your best.


  9. Heart attack survival rates 'influenced by time of arrival at hospital'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | Medical News Today

    Research from the American Heart Association shows that heart attack patients who arrive at the hospital at nighttime, during the weekend or on a holiday have a 13% increased risk of dying, compared with patients who arrive during regular hours.


  10. Screening for undiagnosed hypertension via electronic health recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2014 | Medical News Today

    A new study authored by Northwestern Medicine researchers found that reviewing electronic health records using algorithms can successfully identify patients with previously undiagnosed hypertension , or high blood pressure , with a high rate of accuracy.


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