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.
Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD, director of the Center for Genetic Medicine and Sadiya Khan MD, MSc, instructor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology, were recently honored by the American Heart Association for their achievements in cardiovascular disease research.
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.
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.