Cholesterol levels in U.S. youth have improved from 1999 to 2016, but only half of children and adolescents are in the ideal range, according to a new study published in JAMA.
Vincent Chen, a fourth-year medical student, was the first author of a study that estimated the lifetime risk for hypertension under new blood pressure thresholds.
Death rates due to heart failure are now increasing, and this increase is most prominent among younger adults under 65, according to a new study.
Robert Riestenberg, a third-year medical student, was the first author of a recent study that evaluated statin use among people with HIV, a population at an increased risk for cardiovascular disease.
Measures of structural changes derived from cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (CMR) have significant potential as a noninvasive way to measure the risk of heart transplant rejection, according to a new study.
A new study has demonstrated that patients who were at low risk for surgical complications benefited significantly from a minimally invasive, transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
Julie Kelman, a third-year medical student, was the first author of a study that found an association between neighborhood density of convenience stores and the development of coronary artery calcification.
A quality improvement program significantly increased the proportion of patients who were appropriately prescribed blood thinners for atrial fibrillation at hospital discharge.
Jacob Pierce, a third-year student in Northwestern’s MD/MPH Combined Degree Program, is the first author of a study that found adverse childhood experiences significantly increase the risk for heart attack and stroke later in life.