Insertable cardiac monitors detected a higher incidence of atrial fibrillation in patients with prior ischemic stroke over a three-year period than standard medical monitoring methods, according to results published in JAMA Neurology, based on long-term findings from the Northwestern Medicine-led STROKE AF clinical trial.
Month: November 2023
Scientists have found a highly accurate way to predict the best cancer treatment for patients based on patterns of gene expression in their tumors.
Individuals born in the U.S. had a higher rate of giving birth prematurely compared to U.S. immigrants, a new Northwestern Medicine study has found.
Twelve Feinberg faculty members were named to the 2023 “Highly Cited Researchers” list, published by Clarivate Analytics. The annual list identifies investigators who have demonstrated significant influence in their field through the publication of highly cited publications during the last decade.
Patients with severe aortic stenosis who underwent a minimally invasive aortic valve replacement procedure had similar long-term survival rates compared to patients who underwent traditional surgery, according to a recent study published in The New England Journal of Medicine.
Investigators from the laboratory of Ali Shilatifard, PhD, have discovered a new repeat gene cluster sequence that is exclusively expressed in humans and non-human primates, according to findings published in Sciences Advances.
Some interventions designed to improve healthcare worker collaboration may not improve patient outcomes, according to a recent trial published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Northwestern scientists are introducing new soft, miniaturized wearable devices that continuously track subtle sounds simultaneously and wirelessly at multiple locations across nearly any region of the body.
For the first time in 10 years, the American Heart Association has updated the model to predict someone’s risk of developing heart disease.
A new molecular technology capable of binding to mRNA and regulating gene expression may offer a new avenue for treating diseases caused by insufficient protein levels, according to a study published in Nature Communications.