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Research Feature
Today we know that we co-exist in a world teeming with trillions upon trillions of microbes. They survive on the frozen tundra of the Antarctic, endure the thermal vents in the bottom of the ocean, and thrive in our guts and on our skin. Yet for centuries scientists pushed a theory that at least one part of our body – the lungs – were sterile...
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Research Features
When Noelia M. Zork, M.D., was pregnant, she wanted to do everything she could to avoid having gestational diabetes — high blood sugar that typically develops between the second and third trimester. Diabetes runs in her family, and because her blood sugar levels were borderline high during her pregnancy, Zork, a maternal-fetal medicine specialist...
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Media Availability
Data from influential study underscore the importance of personalized and shared decision-making to support the health of postmenopausal women WHAT: A new review in JAMA highlights key findings and clinical messages from the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI), the largest women’s health study in the United States. The WHI is supported by the National...
Upcoming Events
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In this one-hour webinar, Dr. Sadiya S. Khan, MD, MSc, will present her research and ideas on "Cardiovascular Health in the Peripartum Period: Drivers and Determinants." She will discuss how cardiovascular health in the peripartum period is associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes with short- and long-term implications for the birthing adult and offspring. In addition, Dr. Khan will share how upstream drivers offer opportunities for intervention to improve cardiovascular health.
Webinar
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. ET
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As the premier clinical and scientific meeting in the sleep field, SLEEP brings together sleep medicine physicians, sleep and circadian scientists, and other health care professionals to discuss the latest advances in sleep science and new developments in the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders.
June 1 - 5 , 2024
George R. Brown Convention Center | Houston, Texas
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There is an urgent need for developing rational strategies employing modern tools and approaches for the application of detection and treatment strategies in the face of competing risks from comorbidities. Additionally, there is very limited understanding on the aspects of social determinants of health, age and gender-based differences in arrhythmia prognosis. A better classification on subsets of arrhythmia patients is needed. This workshop aims to provide a platform for robust discussions on both established and new research, knowledge gaps and barriers to translational progress, tailoring and optimizing preventive, diagnostic, and treatment strategies at the individual patient level. The goal is to identify new directions on therapeutic approaches and pharmacologic management (novel drug targets, biomarkers etc.), invasive and AI/eHealth-based management (including social determinants of health, age and gender-based differences) in arrhythmia prognosis, that will reduce suffering and death from arrhythmias and possibly cardiovascular diseases across lifespan.
June 11 - 13 , 2024
Virtual
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
Featured Past Events
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Join the Learn More Breathe Better® program and special guest presenters as we discuss how different environments impact asthma and its management. We will also highlight resources available to use during National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month in May and beyond.
Webinar
1:00 p.m. ET
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