Orloff Science Awards recognize NHLBI scientific achievements
Named after long-time NHLBI intramural investigator Dr. Jack Orloff, the NHLBI DIR Orloff Science Awards emphasize the Division of Intramural Research teamwork. Learn about the outstanding scientific achievements of 2015 and 2016 Orloff Award winners here.
Overweight and obesity rates are increasing in the US
Increases in the size and amount of fat cells in the body cause overweight and obesity. Doctors measure body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference to screen and diagnose these conditions. Check out our newly updated Overweight and Obesity Health Topic.
Protect Your Health With A Heart-Healthy Lifestyle
Did you know lifestyle changes such as heart-healthy eating, aiming for a healthy weight, managing stress, being physically active, and quitting smoking can help you prevent and control heart and other cardiovascular diseases? Explore our new English and Spanish Heart-Healthy Lifestyle Changes Health Topic for more information and tips to help you protect your health.
Charting the future together with the NHLBI Strategic Vision
The NHLBI Strategic Vision will shape scientific research priorities for the Institute and guide future funding strategies in heart, lung, blood and sleep research over the next decade. Check out the Vision here.