A protein called tristetraprolin is activated during iron deficiency, lowering iron usage and preventing mitochondrial dysfunction, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
The American Heart Association recently selected Northwestern Medicine as one of six centers to be part of a new, grant-funded national network dedicated to researching and understanding the causes of atrial fibrillation, the most common type of irregular heartbeat.
A new app, developed in part by Northwestern Medicine faculty, rates the nutritional value of packaged foods and suggests healthier products.
Laws banning smoking at workplaces and other public places are associated with a significantly lower risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a new study.
Northwestern Medicine investigators are developing better treatments and care for patients with the most prevalent of diseases. Read the feature in Northwestern Medicine magazine.
Northwestern faculty members have been chosen for induction into two prominent medical organizations: the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the Association of American Physicians.
A home-based exercise program, consisting of wearables and telephone coaching, did not improve walking endurance for patients with peripheral artery disease, according to a study published in JAMA.
Immunosuppression among patients with HIV was associated with a significantly higher likelihood of heart arrhythmias, according to a new study.
A new study shows a patient’s overall heart disease risk assessment can better determine blood pressure treatment, as opposed to examining blood pressure levels alone.
Neil Stone, MD, has been selected to receive the 2018 Joseph Stokes, III, MD Award from the American Society of Preventive Cardiology.