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Women who experience preeclampsia, a serious complication of pregnancy, may have an increased risk for reduced thyroid functioning later in life, according to a new report.
Did you know that chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the 4th leading cause of death in the United States? It kills more than 120,000 Americans each year -- that's 1 death every 4 minutes -- and causes serious, long-term disability.
Dr. Nancy Geller, director of NHLBI’s Office of Biostatistics Research since 1990, was recently honored with the eighth annual Janet L. Norwood Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Woman in the Statistical Sciences.
Students from Tougaloo College in Jackson, Miss., visited campus recently as part of the Jackson Heart Study training program, an initiative supported by the Office of Research Training and Minority Health (ORTMH) at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
Mice fed a high-fat diet during their normal sleep and rest period gained significantly more weight than mice fed the same diet during their active hours, a new study shows.
Researchers have found a genetic mutation associated with waking up early. The discovery is a major step in understanding how the body controls sleep.
In a pioneering effort, researchers have demonstrated the value of a new strategy for identifying relatively rare genetic variants that may cause or contribute to disease.
For most patients with diabetes and stable heart disease, intensive drug therapy is as effective as prompt surgery in preventing death, heart attack and stroke, according to a large clinical study.
Researchers have analyzed genetic variation in people across Africa, helping to tease apart the complex evolutionary history of Africans and African Americans.