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The health care system has a lot of biases that are baked right in, but that’s far from the only issue.
By Sara Gaynes Levy
Medically reviewed by Kevin S. Shah, MD
Take a second to imagine your heart “failing.” You probably picture a lively, beating organ suddenly going quiet, losing its steady rhythm, and stopping blood flow in its tracks. But the term heart failure is easily misunderstood. It insinuates that the heart has completely shut down, but what’s really happening is it isn’t pumping blood as well as it should for your body’s needs. Your heart’s still going, but it’s struggling.
Five-year risk of heart failure compared with patients not receiving anthracycline-based chemotherapy in a cohort of young adult (YA) cancer survivors diagnosed between January 2000 and January 2019 who received anthracycline-based chemotherapy Higher rates and overall higher risk of developing heart failure.
Dr. Melissa Simon joined the JAMA editorial team. She is a member of the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, where her research aims at promoting healthy equity among low income, medically underserved women.
Northwestern Medicine Obstetrics and Gynecology, April 10, 2023
The vision of Northwestern Medicine Obstetrics and Gynecology is to serve as a global leader in obstetrics, gynecology and women’s health through innovations in person-centered care, research and education. This report is a summary of our accomplishments at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine over the last fiscal year, September 2021 to August 2022. Learn more about our work in the FY2022 OB-GYN Annual Report.
American Heart Association, Newsroom, February 13, 2023
A new American Heart Association scientific statement summarizes the intergenerational impact of prepregnancy heart health
DALLAS, Feb. 13, 2023 — Preventing heart disease starts much earlier than you may realize, according to a new American Heart Association scientific statement published today in a Go Red For Women spotlight issue of the Association’s flagship, peer-reviewed journal Circulation.
Optimizing Prepregnancy Cardiovascular Health to Improve Outcomes in Pregnant and Postpartum Individuals and Offspring: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association Sadiya S. Khan et al. Originally published13 Feb 2023 | https://doi.org/10.1161/CIR.0000000000001124 |Circulation. 2023;147:e76–e91
Northwestern University, News Center, By Haleigh Ehmsen, October 18, 2022
This was originally published in October 2022 Breakthroughs.
A recent report by the CDC found that four out of five deaths during pregnancy, delivery or even up to a year postpartum could have been prevented. The U.S. has the highest maternal death rate of any high-income country, and research is needed to pinpoint why as well as determine how to prevent maternal deaths. …..
Discovering Patterns and Risk Factors
Through research into women’s heart health and experience during pregnancy, Northwestern scientists have learned the ways women’s health is impacted by social determinants, including what part of the country they live in. …..
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