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African American child snores while sleeping in bed.
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News Release
Findings underscore need for early treatment to prevent future cardiovascular disease Children with obstructive sleep apnea are nearly three times more likely to develop high blood pressure when they become teenagers than children who never experience sleep apnea, according to a new study funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute...
Portrait of young woman wearing a protective mask laying in recliner chair receiving a blood transfusion
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Research Feature
Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. And according to the American Red Cross, a single donation can save up to three lives. On June 14, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) joins the World Health Organization (WHO) in observing World Blood Donor Day. Simone Glynn, M.D., M.P.H., chief of the Blood Epidemiology and...
A researcher analyzes a blood sample in a laboratory.
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News Release
A new study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and their colleagues has found that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, does not appear to pose a threat to the safety of the nation’s blood supply. The analysis, published in Transfusion , supports current donor screening guidelines, including those used by the U.S. Food and...
A woman arises from slumber to turn off her morning alarm.
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NHLBI in the Press
After working with close to 500 women, researchers found that those who lost and gained 10 pounds at least once throughout a year were more likely to have sleep disturbances – such as taking longer to fall asleep or not sleeping as well throughout the night.
Group of men and women exercising indoors.
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NHLBI in the Press
Everyone responds to exercise differently. Now, researchers are reporting an advance toward a blood test that can help predict an individual’s best exercise choice for optimizing cardiorespiratory fitness.