Northwestern scientists have identified a new function for a transcription factor called BCL6, finding that it switches off genes involved in lipid metabolism.
Northwestern Medicine scientists discovered how circadian rhythm regulates hunger, a long-suspected connection that was identified in a study published in Cell Metabolism
Gentle noise stimulation synchronized with an individual’s brainwaves boosted cardiovascular health, according to a recent study.
Increased consumption of eggs and dietary cholesterol is linked to a significantly higher risk of cardiovascular disease and death, according to a new study.
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.
Scientists identified over 500 genetic variants associated with tobacco or alcohol use, in a genome-wide association study recently published in Nature Genetics.
According to a recent study, significant changes or drops in income can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, suggesting people in those situations should be a priority for interventions such as screenings.
Subcutaneous fat cells in mice expanded after a gene transcription factor was deleted, according to a new study published in Cell Reports.
Adults who develop high blood pressure before the age of 40 are at a significantly higher risk for cardiovascular events later in life, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.