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NIH-supported study shows better sleep, blood pressure after adenotonsillectomy Surgical removal of the tonsils and adenoids in children with snoring and mild breathing problems during sleep appears to improve their sleep, quality of life, and blood pressure a year after surgery, a clinical trial supported by the National Institutes of Health has...
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News Release
Findings highlight importance of early monitoring and management of hypertension during and after pregnancy Hispanic/Latina women with a history of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP) – conditions marked by high blood pressure during pregnancy – are more likely to have abnormalities in their heart structure and function decades later when...
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Research Feature
Could we grow a human heart in a dish? It’s not that far-fetched. But before we go there, imagine looking at a blob the size of a sesame seed, rhythmically beating, and knowing it has the potential to unlock key mysteries surrounding the human heart. Scientists are now tapping into new stem cell-based technologies to grow highly complex 3D balls of...
Upcoming Events
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The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is hosting a two-day virtual workshop titled " Exploring Research Opportunities at the Intersection of Planetary and Cardiovascular Health Virtual Workshop” on Thursday, December 14 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Friday, December 15, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
December 14 - 15 , 2023
Virtual Workshop Via ZoomGov
Thursday, December 14, 2023
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday, December 15, 2023
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Featured Past Events
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The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is participating in AHA 2023, the American Heart Association’s 2023 Scientific Sessions. This is the premier global event for advancements in cardiovascular science and medicine.
November 10 - 13 , 2023
Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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NHLBI will be sharing information and upcoming plans for the refresh and how you can provide input. During each webinar, NHLBI division and center directors will review research progress. They will also discuss focus areas for the refresh, answer questions, and gather inputs and ideas.
October 30 to November 6 , 2023
Virtual Webinar Series
11 a.m.-12 p.m. ET
See full schedule below
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Join the Learn More Breathe Better® program and special guest presenters as we discuss chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and its impact on rural communities. We will also highlight resources available to use during National COPD Awareness Month in November & beyond.
Virtual (webinar)
1:00-2:00 p.m. ET