Research News

Small Association Found between Antidepressants & Autism

The most conclusive study to date investigating the relationship between use of antidepressants during pregnancy and the incidence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) was published this summer.

September 26, 2017
Urgent Need to Increase Use of Non-Drug Healthcare Recognized

The public health impact of the opioid abuse epidemic continues to astound. The White House Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis issued initial recommendations to address the opioid abuse problem.

September 26, 2017
Stay-at-Home Mom Changes Gears and Comes to Northwestern

This former stay-at-home mom listened to her chiropractor and that advice came to change her life in more ways than one.

September 19, 2017
Northwestern Grads Provide Chiropractic Care at the World Games

Dr. Tim Stark, Director of NWHSU's Human Performance Center, as well as two additional Twin Cities doctors were part of the NWHSU alumni delegation to the 2017 World Games in Poland.

September 19, 2017
NWHSU's Dr. Mary Forte recognized as elite reviewer for Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

Dr. Mary Forte of NWHSU's Wolfe Harris Center for Clinical Studies has been recognized as an elite reviewer for the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.

September 14, 2017
Northwestern professors win "Best Poster" award at AHMA conference

Accepted by Dr. Kashif Ahmad and John Pirog on behalf of a collaborative team of researchers from Northwestern Health Sciences University and Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.

September 26, 2014
Northwestern's Maiers on Top 10 list for health policy

As 2016 begins, Northwestern's Michele Maiers and her work made the Top 10 list for health policy initiatives in the year just passed.

January 05, 2016
$3.3 million NIH Grant Awarded for Headache Study

Research study to help determine the optimal number of chiropractic treatments for neck-related headaches

September 15, 2011
Supporting a community of lifelong learners

Two Northwestern faculty members earn PhD.

June 03, 2013
Faculty members engage in lifelong learning with Research Scholars Course

Faculty Scholars course focuses on using research in practice.

September 20, 2013
“Alternative” health care no longer alternative

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine changes name to “Complementary and Integrative Health.”

January 06, 2015
Northwestern research VP appointed to federal advisory committee

Dr. Gert Bronfort selected for health advisory committee.

February 18, 2014
North American chiropractic student survey spurs discussion on future of profession

Dr. Cheryl Hawk visited Northwestern Feb. 25 to present the University’s survey results against students from other colleges in a North American chiropractic student survey.

March 14, 2015
Northwestern professors publish research on using cell phones in the classroom

Professors find student-captured videos are valuable learning tools.

December 10, 2013
NWHSU research team earns top ACC-RAC award

Northwestern recognized with Best Paper for neck pain research.

March 26, 2014
Chiropractic an effective care option for back-related leg pain

Northwestern's latest clinical trial published in Annals of Internal Medicine

September 22, 2014
Northwestern Research Education Project Maintaining Pace of Progress

An update on the research project, now in its sixth year.

November 28, 2012
Dr. Bronfort Receives Lincoln Research Prize

The award is given to a chiropractic scientist who has demonstrated outstanding research contributions over the past three years.

September 19, 2012
Northwestern Research Paper Leads the Spine Journal Top 25 for 2011

Drs. Bronfort and Evans author top-ranked article.

June 15, 2012
Neck Pain Study Finds Chiropractic and Exercise More Effective than Medication

New research indicates that spinal manipulation and exercise are more effective at relieving neck pain in the long term than medications.

January 05, 2012
Northwestern Research Study Gets National News Attention

The findings of a research study on neck pain conducted at Northwestern made the national news this week.

January 05, 2012
Research Education Project Receives Additional Funding

The research team received $850,000 for CAM Education Research Project.

August 16, 2011
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