All News

Filter News

Filter by

News Type
Topic
Language
Published Date

Filter by News Type

Done

Filter by Topic

Done

Filter by Language

Done

Filter by Published Date

Done
Showing 10 out of 2169 results
hand holding an illustrative glowing lung
|
News Release
NIH-funded tool can accurately identify the potentially life-threatening inflammatory disease A research project supported by the National Institutes of Health has developed a tool to rapidly and inexpensively diagnose sarcoidosis, a chronic inflammatory disease marked by the growth of tiny lumps called granulomas in the lungs and other organs in...
Two women laugh and talk while power walking.
|
News Release
An NIH-supported observational study finds that even when women and men get the same amount of physical activity, the risk of premature death is lower for women Women who exercise regularly have a significantly lower risk of an early death or fatal cardiovascular event than men who exercise regularly, even when women put in less effort, according...
Three diverse female friends smiling during outdoor fitness activity.
|
Research Feature
NHLBI effort will reach out to younger women, Black and Latina women to reverse concerning trend Heart disease is the number one cause of death among women and men in the United States. Each year more than 300,000 women, or 1 in every 5, die from it. Yet, studies show that less than half of U.S. women are aware of the toll it can take, and even...
decorative
|
Research Feature
Heart disease researchers say yes Artificial intelligence, or AI, is all the rage. And it’s not just because of ChatGPT, self-driving cars, or even the smartphone apps that allow doctors to track a patient’s blood pressure. Researchers say AI, which uses computers to perform tasks that would normally require human intelligence, has the...
A 3D image of a heart is shown against a medical backdrop.
|
NHLBI in the Press
Age-related mutations in blood-forming cells called clonal hematopoiesis of indeterminate potential (CHIP) affect about 10% of adults ages 70 and older. A study links specific CHIP mutations to heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF).
illustration of the human cardiovascular system
|
Research Feature
What researchers are learning about clonal hematopoiesis As the body ages, it is normal for changes in cells to occur. “Cells divide every day and mutations happen,” said Emma M. Groarke, M.D., an attending hematologist and researcher in NHLBI’s Hematopoiesis and Bone Marrow Failure Laboratory . “Most of the time they don’t have any effect.” Yet...