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.
Heart health at all ages is central to the Women’s Cardiovascular Health Program at Northwestern Medicine’s Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute.
In a recent study, Northwestern Medicine scientists identified a pathway by which the proteins Foxc1 and Foxc2 regulate signaling in lymphatic vessel growth.
A minimally invasive procedure to repair aortic stenosis may be preferable to open-heart surgery when treating patients at intermediate risk of surgical mortality, according to recent research.
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.
The loss of a component of a protein complex responsible for attaching cells together activates genes that lead to the buildup of fibrous scar tissue seen in cardiac disease arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy, according to a recent study.
MPH/PhD student Erin Lambers identified mechanisms that shed light on how cardiac cells develop from stem cells, which can help scientists better understand how the heart grows and regenerates.
Ehete Bahiru, MD, a resident in internal medicine, received an NIH global health fellowship to establish a pilot project aimed at improving cardiovascular health in sub-Saharan Africa.