The absence of obesity, diabetes and hypertension in middle age was associated with significantly fewer years lived with heart failure, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Coronary artery calcium — a sign of atherosclerosis — was found in more than one-third of women previously considered to be low-risk for heart disease, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Philip Greenland, MD, the Harry W. Dingman Professor of Cardiology, has received the David E. Rogers Award from the Association of American Medical Colleges and the James D. Bruce Award from the American College of Physicians.
New research suggests increased concentrations of air pollution are associated with progression of cardiovascular disease.
For the last decade, Ronald Ackermann, MD, MPH, has worked on implementing a method to halt diabetes that is both effective for patients and affordable for insurers. He and colleagues have focused on adapting an intervention called the Diabetes Prevention Program.
Lifang Hou, MD, PhD, chief of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention in the Department of Preventive Medicine, has been named a member of a blue ribbon panel that will help inform the scientific direction of Vice President Joe Biden’s National Cancer Moonshot Initiative.