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.
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 will play a key role in “All of Us,” a groundbreaking national research effort to gather data from one million or more people in order to advance precision medicine.
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.
A Northwestern Medicine study research shows people with no major heart disease risk factors in middle age live and stay healthy longer than others.
The absence of obesity, diabetes and hypertension in middle age was associated with significantly fewer years lived with heart failure, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Coronary artery calcium — a sign of atherosclerosis — was found in more than one-third of women previously considered to be low-risk for heart disease, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Philip Greenland, MD, the Harry W. Dingman Professor of Cardiology, has received the David E. Rogers Award from the Association of American Medical Colleges and the James D. Bruce Award from the American College of Physicians.
New research suggests increased concentrations of air pollution are associated with progression of cardiovascular disease.
For the last decade, Ronald Ackermann, MD, MPH, has worked on implementing a method to halt diabetes that is both effective for patients and affordable for insurers. He and colleagues have focused on adapting an intervention called the Diabetes Prevention Program.