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News Release
NIH-supported study could lead to less restrictions for those with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy Vigorous exercise does not appear to increase the risk of death or life-threatening arrhythmia for people with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), according to a study supported by the National Institutes of Health. HCM is a rare, inherited disorder that...
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News Release
Study suggests adults with both the sleep disorder and COVID may benefit from clinical monitoring Among people who have had COVID-19, adults with obstructive sleep apnea were more likely to experience long-term symptoms suggestive of long COVID than those without the sleep disorder, according to a large study supported by the National Institutes of...
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Research Feature
Sleep apnea, decongestants, and lack of exercise are among the hidden culprits High blood pressure, also called hypertension, has become a public health threat – an alarming 122.4 million American adults have it, according to the American Heart Association, and only 1 in 4 have it under control. The consequences can be serious: Hypertension has...
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The National Heart, Lung, and Blood will host a public hearings to enable discussion of the Institute's proposal to reorganize the Division of Lung Disease (DLD). The proposed reorganization aims to ensure effective oversight, alignment of expertise...

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