Latino State News
Hispanic Women Sought for Medical Research Sponsored by Northwestern
Northwestern University is reaching out to Hispanic women in Illinois to encourage them to participate in local medical research, where their input is needed.
University doctor’s and medical experts nationwide have found that Latino women are disproportionately affected by chronic diseases like heart disease and diabetes and want to tackle the underlying reasons.
Expert feels if more Latino women participated in medical research a better understanding of their health issues would exist.
Northwestern has created a Spanish-language registry to encourage local Latinas to participate in medical research. Anyone interested can go on line to register.