Patients with pacemakers or defibrillators who experience only short episodes of atrial fibrillation are not at an increased risk for stroke, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Research from McCormick School of Engineering and Northwestern Medicine scientists describes new MRI technique that can detect blood flow velocity to identify who is most at risk for stroke.
Northwestern Medicine scientists utilized a data science approach to develop more efficient methodology that can be used to inform a wide variety of quality improvement strategies in clinical practices.
Analyzing a patient’s own stem cells can predict the safety and efficacy of drugs that have the potential to damage a patient’s heart, according to a new study.
New Northwestern Medicine research has shown that reprogrammed stem cells can be used to identify patients with cancer who are likely to experience a dangerous side effect of a common chemotherapy drug.
High-risk and inoperable patients with severe aortic stenosis had very low rates of complications and mortality after undergoing a minimally invasive procedure to repair their condition using a new generation replacement valve, according to new research.
In the first of its kind study, Northwestern Medicine scientists looked at the impact of this genetic condition on the risk of developing heart disease.
Women took a pledge to break up with salt and consume more water at a recent Northwestern Medicine event promoting heart healthy lifestyles.
Burning kerosene and diesel fuel indoors for lighting, cooking and heating may increase the chance of developing fatal heart disease, according to recent research.
A Northwestern Medicine study, the first of its kind, estimated lifetime risk for sudden cardiac death, finding that one in every nine men and one in every 30 women will be affected, most of whom with no previous symptoms.