Cardiology

Uncovering a link between inflammation and heart disease

Inflammation is part of an immune response to fight off pathogens and clear infections. But patients with cardiac disease often have chronic inflammation that damages their hearts, even with no infection present.

Cardiology

Rethinking cardiac repair after injury

A protein known mostly for its role in the brain may be a key player in the cardiovascular system as well, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in Nature.

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