Learn More About Sickle Cell Disease and Clinical Trials
Sickle cell disease is the most frequent genetic disease worldwide and it is estimated that nearly 500,000 children are born with it every year. Several on-going trials are looking for new treatment options. Check out the NIH Blood Flow Study and Genetics Study to learn how you can be part of discovering new treatments for sickle cell.
What is Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis?
Did you know hypersensitivity pneumonitis is a rare immune system disorder that can cause irreversible scarring of the lungs if not treated? Explore our recently updated hypersensitivity pneumonitis Health Topic and learn how we are advancing research to improve health for patients with this condition.
Get Your Family Active this Summer
Physical activity is an essential component of a healthy lifestyle. Children should get at least 60 minutes of physical activity per day, to strengthen bones and muscles and lower their risk for Heart Disease. Follow these NHLBI tips to help your entire family stay active this summer.