An insulin-mimicking peptide has now been shown to not only lower blood sugars, but also slow the progression of atherosclerosis in mice.
The University of Washington's Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS) has received a nearly $3 million grant from the U.S.
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.
Recent studies indicate that infants born prematurely have a higher risk of developing heart disease later in life.
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.]