Northwestern Medicine scientists identified a novel molecular mechanism that regulates scar formation in the heart, a symptom of aging and heart disease.
A new strategy combining five separate tests provided a significantly better risk assessment of cardiovascular disease among adults, compared to traditional measures, according to a study published in Circulation.
Systolic blood pressure for African-American patients dropped between one to five points when they moved to less segregated neighborhoods, according to a new study.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have uncovered a novel pathway in the regulation of cellular iron, findings that were published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.
A Northwestern Medicine study has established a new safety index for a common group of chemotherapy drugs, by using a stem cell model to screen such therapies for cardiotoxicity.
Donald Lloyd-Jones, MD, ScM, has been selected to receive the American Society for Preventive Cardiology’s 2017 Joseph Stokes, III, MD Award for his contributions to preventive cardiology.
A recent study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, found a newer left ventricular assist device performed at least as well as existing devices on the market for patients with advanced heart failure.
Northwestern Medicine scientists showed how the overexpression of the protein SNRK in cardiac tissue improves cardiac metabolism and is protective against ischemic conditions.
Children with congenital heart disease have a higher risk of epilepsy through adulthood, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have demonstrated an enhanced approach to targeting a type of inflammatory cell involved in atherosclerosis.