Prognosis and treatment for aplastic anemia require tailoring based on which mutations patients have among a handful of leukemia-related genes, according to a new study from researchers including NHLBI's Dr. Neal S. Young.
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Landmark NIH study shows intensive blood pressure management may save lives
Lower blood pressure target greatly reduces cardiovascular complications and deaths in older adults
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Tener como objetivo un valor más bajo para la presión arterial reduce en gran medida las complicaciones cardiovasculares y la muerte en los adultos mayores
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In 2010, Afia Donkor, a young woman from Canada, struggled to walk a few blocks from her home to a subway station in Montreal on her way to the airport. Suitcase in hand, she moved at a snail’s pace as she experienced severe exhaustion due to a flare-up of her sickle cell disease. One step at a time, she finally made it, propelled by the hope of a new treatment that awaited her at the other end of her journey to the United States. Read full fact sheet...
NHLBI's Dr. Toren Finkel joined a live radio panel discussion on the Diane Rehm Show to discuss his anti-aging research involving work on mice. Other panel members included National Institute on Aging's Dr. Mark Mattson and Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Leonard Guarente.