An online calculator showed initial success at predicting the risk of heart disease events among young, healthy adults, according to a new study in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Poor sleep may be a significant factor driving the differences in risk of cardiometabolic disease between African-Americans and European-Americans, according to a new study.
Mutations in the genes FOXC2 and GJC2 are associated with defects in venous valves, according to a new study published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine.
Fourth-year medical student Kyle Yoo has been selected as a Fogarty Global Health Fellow and will travel to Kerala, India to study the interplay between management practices and acute cardiac care.
Northwestern Medicine investigators identified key areas of agreement and disagreement between cardiovascular data collected from electronic health records and data gathered in a traditional cohort study.
Northwestern Medicine scientists identified a novel molecular mechanism that regulates scar formation in the heart, a symptom of aging and heart disease.
A new strategy combining five separate tests provided a significantly better risk assessment of cardiovascular disease among adults, compared to traditional measures, according to a study published in Circulation.
Systolic blood pressure for African-American patients dropped between one to five points when they moved to less segregated neighborhoods, according to a new study.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have uncovered a novel pathway in the regulation of cellular iron, findings that were published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.
A Northwestern Medicine study has established a new safety index for a common group of chemotherapy drugs, by using a stem cell model to screen such therapies for cardiotoxicity.