Hot on the heels of progress toward a liver transplant substitute, researchers have made transplantable lung grafts for rats. The accomplishment could pave the way for the development of an engineered human lung.
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Dr. Chitra Krishnamurti refuses to dance around that concept -- rather, she embraces it by reaching out to others.
A gentle oxygen-delivery technique is as effective as a more invasive one for treating very preterm infants, according to a new study. The researchers also found that slightly lower oxygen levels decrease the risk for eye damage but may raise the risk of death.
Distinguished Harvard Medical School professor and cardiologist who is sometimes referred to as the "father of cardiology," Dr. Eugene Braunwald spoke at an NHLBI staff seminar on Apr. 12, where he reflected on his explorations in cardiovascular research and the many pivotal moments that influenced his career.
Adults who have mild sickle cell disease scored lower than healthy participants on tests of brain function, suggesting that the blood disease may affect the brain more than previously realized.
NIH staff and grantees were in abundance at the Progeria Research Foundation’s 10th anniversary workshop in Boston.
Taking vitamin C and E supplements starting in early pregnancy does not reduce the risk for pregnancy-associated hypertension and its complications, according to a new study.
Adults with type 2 diabetes are over twice as likely to die from heart disease as those without diabetes. But studies about how tightly to manage blood pressure and lipid levels have been inconclusive.
At the National Institutes of Health, research on ending the epidemic of obesity is a high priority.
The salt in your shaker is actually the chemical compound sodium chloride. We can't live without it. Yet many studies show that too much is not good for our health.