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Group of people from different ethnic backgrounds
Research Features
In the emerging world of personalized medicine, researchers are furiously looking for disease markers specific to minority populations, and already they have made some promising discoveries. The clues they are gathering, the scientists say, could lead to improved diagnosis and treatment of chronic diseases, such as asthma and heart disease, that di...
Stock illustration of human body with heart
News Release
Illustration of the BASILICA procedure. (A) a catheter directs an electrified guidewire through the base of the left aortic cusp into a snare in the left ventricular outflow tract; (B) after snare retrieval, the mid-shaft of the guidewire is electrified to lacerate the leaflet (C); (D) the leaflet splays after TAVR permitting coronary flow. CREDIT:...
NHLBI in the Press
Racial disparities in cardiovascular health persist in the United States, but the black-white divide has narrowed due to worsening health among whites rather than health gains among blacks. These were the findings of a study published in Annals of Internal Medicine.
Lecture Series Logo: NHLBI 70 Years of Discovery
Media Advisory
WHAT: This year marks the 70th Anniversary of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI). NHLBI began as the National Heart Institute on June 16, 1948, when President Harry S. Truman signed the National Heart Act. In 1969, the Institute expanded its mission (and name) to cover research on lung diseases, and in 1976, the Institute grew fu...