Activating a protein in red blood cells may improve anemia and alleviate acute episodes of severe pain for people living with sickle cell disease Swee Lay Thein, M.B., D.Sc., a senior investigator and chief of NHLBI’s Sickle Cell Branch, shares insight into a decade-long research journey that may lead to new ways to help people living with sickle...
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Researchers link extreme warm-weather days in the U.S. to slight increases in the number of premature deaths among adults ages 20 and older.
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To provide patients with a noninvasive solution for temporary cardiac support, researchers created a prototype for a tiny pacemaker that can dissolve after a few days or several weeks. The model weighs less than half a gram and contains no wires, leads, or batteries.
A study with more than 100,000 adults found that breakthrough COVID-19 infections occurred among 4.4% of people living with HIV compared to 3.5% of people living without HIV. These findings may support future COVID-19 vaccine guidance for adults living with HIV.
After reviewing data from thousands of adults, researchers found adults who used e-cigarettes with cigarettes did not have a reduced risk for cardiovascular disease.
By using images of a patient’s heart and pairing that information with their medical history, researchers created an algorithm to help healthcare provides better predict adults at greatest risk for sudden cardiac death.
Researchers found that combining a virtual game with social support helped increase physical activity levels among individuals who experienced high blood pressure during pregnancy.
Following a Mediterranean-style diet is linked to a lower risk of preeclampsia, a dangerously high level of blood pressure in pregnant women, according to a large observational study.
Obesity significantly increases heart failure risk in women with late menopause, according to a new study.
A large review of thousands of clinical research studies with millions of participants found that less than half report information about race and ethnicity.
A group of cells in the human lungs have recently been identified and may provide insight into everyday lung function as well as alterations in conditions like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.