- Zika virus research is raising questions about controversial fetal-tissue research.
- Defining autism with a broader lens: how cultural differences influence clinical diagnoses.
- Resurrection of an abandoned drug may aid in the battle against RNA viruses responsible for causing human diseases such as Ebola and Zika, among others.
- The soon to be largest ever study of transgender teenagers- findings could help clinicians to judge how best to help adolescents who are seeking a transition.
- There’s something in the water… Concerns about water safety aren’t just on the minds of Flint, Michigan residents anymore. Elevated levels of a suspected carcinogen have been found in the water supply of several Northeastern states. “This is not just a local problem. This is a problem which I am sure occurs in every single state,” states Philippe Grandjean, a professor of environmental health at the Harvard School of Public Health.
- Mayor Rahm Emanuel announces new task force to fight Chicago’s homelessness problem.
- Chicago eliminates tampon tax, will Illinois follow suit?
- Combating the antibiotic resistance crisis- Northwestern Medicine Investigator reports behavioral interventions that aid in reducing antibiotic overuse.
- April is Sexual Assault Awareness and prevention Month (SAAM): Northwestern University partners with student groups to raise awareness about sexual violence and to help educate the Northwestern community on how to prevent it.