Scientists led by Northwestern University and the University of Texas at Austin (UT) have developed the first cardiac implant made from graphene, a two-dimensional super material with ultra-strong, lightweight and conductive properties, described in a study published in Advanced Materials.
The recommendation to reach 10,000 steps a day has long been the gold standard for staying fit and improving heart health. But new research suggests that it might not be the magic number after all.
Scientists have identified new genes linked to heart failure, according to a study published in Nature Communications.
Integrating social determinants of health helped mitigate bias when predicting long-term outcomes for heart failure patients, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
A new study has shown that vitamin D supplements do not reduce muscle pain associated with statin drugs.
A study led by Northwestern Medicine investigators found that education and place of birth significantly contribute to racial and ethnic differences in cardiovascular health among U.S. adults.
Susan Quaggin, MD, has been presented one of The American Heart Association’s 2022 Distinguished Scientist awards, which honor members who have significantly advanced the understanding of cardiovascular, stroke or brain health.
There is significant variation in the prevalence of obesity among subgroups of Asian American adults, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
Dapagliflozin, a sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor, reduced the risk of cardiovascular-related morality and hospitalization in patients with heart failure, regardless of ejection fraction, according to a series of clinical trial reports.
Mortality rates for ischemic heart disease in Asian American subpopulations were found to be more burdensome than previously reported, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in JAMA Internal Medicine.