Northwestern University Study: Eating 3 Or More Eggs A Day Increases Risk Of Heart Disease, Early DeathIt's been debated for years: Are eggs good or bad for you? People who eat three or four eggs a day -- or any equivalent of 300 mg of dietary cholesterol -- have a higher risk of both heart disease and early death compared to those who eat fewer eggs, new research finds.
Stem Cell Therapy Could Be Life-Changing For Some Multiple Sclerosis Patients, Study FindsAn experimental treatment for multiple sclerosis is showing promise in stopping symptoms of the disease, according to a new study that found that a single stem cell transplant could stop or delay symptoms better than some medications.
Birth Control Referendum On Illinois Ballot Stirs ControversyWhen you go to the polls between now and Tuesday, you'll see on the ballot a question asking if any insurance plan that has prescription drug coverage should be required to cover prescription birth control.
Dry Weather Has More People Buying HumidifiersThere hasn’t been much need for snow shovels in the Chicago area this year, or salt for the driveway, but there has been a run on humidifiers, due to the unusually dry conditions this winter.
NU Researcher Develops Blood Test For DepressionA Chicago neuroscientist says she has developed the first blood test to diagnose depression in teenagers.
Study: Blood Pressure In Middle Age Can Determine Future Health RisksIf you're in your 40s or 50s, Northwestern University researchers say it is critical to control your blood pressure.
Northwestern Researching Possible Solution For Peanut AllergiesNut or peanut allergies can be life threatening. Now, research from Northwestern University is offering hope for the nearly 2 million people nationwide who suffer from this type of allergy.
Study: South, Southwest Sides Are The UnhealthiestA citywide study by Northwestern University has determined that the South and Southwest sides are the unhealthiest.
NU Researchers Seek Better Ways To Treat AsthmaAn estimated 300 million people around the world suffer from asthma, and researchers in Chicago are working on ways to improve care.
Study Links 4 New Genes To Alzheimer's DiseaseMedical researchers have identified four new genes linked to Alzheimer's disease, a discovery they hope will offer a portal into what causes the illness.