heart disease

February 26, 2018

An insulin-mimicking peptide has now been shown to not only lower blood sugars, but also slow the progression of atherosclerosis in mice.

February 9, 2018

The University of Washington's Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS) has received a nearly $3 million grant from the U.S.

February 5, 2018

In a study of nearly 6,000 patients with chronic kidney disease and heart failure, the use of implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) was associated with a significantly increased risk of subsequent hospitalization.

January 23, 2018

Recent studies indicate that infants born prematurely have a higher risk of developing heart disease later in life.

preterm infant neonatal intensive care unit
January 23, 2018

Recent studies indicate that infants born prematurely have a higher risk of developing heart disease later in life.

January 11, 2018

The New York Times recently addressed the topic of people over age 75 taking statins for the prevention of heart disease.

A team of global researchers led by UW Medicine nephrologist Bernadette Thomas investigated the effects of kidney disease on a person's heart condition and cardiovascular health.

Say you’re sick. You head to your doctor and discuss personal details about your body. The doc thoughtfully checks your symptoms, maybe administers a test or two, and then delivers a diagnosis. 

[June 3 update: A patient received the first Micra pacemaker implanted in Washington state on June 2, 2016, at UW Medical Center. Dr. Prutkin performed the procedure.]

Pages

Subscribe to heart disease