Risk factors such as hypertension, diabetes and smoking conferred greater risk of heart failure in young and middle aged individuals when compared with older individuals, according to a recent study.
Browsing: Clinical Breakthroughs
Scientists have developed the first-ever transient pacemaker — a wireless, battery-free, fully implantable pacing device that disappears after it’s no longer needed.
The Northwestern Medicine Comprehensive COVID-19 Center is committed to caring for and conducting research on behalf of patients who experience long-term complications from COVID-19.
Public payers such as Medicaid more frequently underpaid children’s hospitals when compared to private payers, according to a study published in JAMA Pediatrics.
A new Northwestern Medicine study found while there is no clear proof that regular check-ups help adults live longer or prevent cardiovascular events, they still have many health benefits and should continue.
Patients with ischemic strokes due to large or small vessel disease should undergo long-term monitoring for atrial fibrillation, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in JAMA.
A mental health smartphone app developed by a team of Northwestern Medicine investigators helped improve depressive symptoms in patients with diabetes and hypertension, according to a recent clinical trial published in JAMA.
A new wearable device developed at Northwestern measures mothers’ and babies’ vital signs and data that cannot be collected with current technology.
A new wearable sensor that actually quantifies itch by measuring scratching when placed on the hand has been developed by Northwestern University scientists.
An FDA-approved monoclonal antibody drug used to treat advanced bladder cancer demonstrated poor efficacy in a recent clinical trial.