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Female doctor holding a red heart close up
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Taking small steps to move more, eat more fruits and veggies, and sleep well supports cardiovascular health You’ve heard it before: when you move more, eat well, and get good sleep, not only do you build a stronger body and healthier heart, you reduce the risk for cardiovascular disease, a leading cause of death in the United States. But how can...
shot of a confident female doctor checking the blood pressure of a pregnant patient at a hospital during the day.
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Fast timing and treatment strengthen health outcomes for women with severe pregnancy complications During the 10 years she was a nurse working with pregnant women at an Alexandria, Virginia hospital, Sacha Han, B.S.N., R.N., and her colleagues were forever on alert. “I set timers on my phone,” Han recalled. If a woman’s systolic blood pressure...
collage of healthy habits, sleeping, eating healthy, and someone taking their blood pressure.
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New global data analysis highlights the urgency of translating research into practice Over the last 30 years, deaths and disability from cardiovascular disease have been steadily rising across the globe. In 2019 alone, the condition, which includes heart disease and stroke, was responsible for a staggering one-third of all deaths worldwide. Then...
Elderly man seated on sofa making a video call to his doctor.
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When you think of the San Francisco Bay Area, those young, tech-savvy college graduates who work for some of the world’s largest software companies there may first come to mind. But this bustling metropolitan area is also home to nearly 1.5 million people age 65 and older. So when the city went into its first lockdown in March to try to halt the...
Native American father and son
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When the results from a landmark heart health study of American Indians were published in 1999, they shattered the health care community’s erroneous assumption that this population rarely got heart disease—that somehow they were naturally protected from it. Indeed, the study highlighted the exceedingly high rate of heart disease and its risk...
portrait of a Madilyn
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NIH study follows rare immune response to COVID-19 On a late October morning in southern Wyoming, 12-year-old Madilyn Dayton woke up feeling sick. The normally energetic child assumed she was coming down with a common cold, but in short order her symptoms got worse. “I had a really bad headache and just body aches all over,” said Madilyn, who goes...
Closeup view of a healthy plate of vegan soul food prepared for the NEW Soul program.
Credit: Matt McGrievy, University of South Carolina
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When most people think of soul food, they think of tasty faves like collard greens, fried chicken, mac-n-cheese, and black-eyed peas. These foods are beloved by many, and they often play a big part of many African American families’ traditions. It’s an historic cuisine that thrived during slavery and traces its roots to Africa. But traditional soul...
hands in the shape of heart surrounding lungs
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For more than a decade, NHLBI’s Learn More Breathe BetterSM program has worked with leading lung health organizations around the country to educate, engage, and empower the more than 16 million Americans living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), as well as their families, caregivers, and health care providers. As the nation marks...
Virus triggering blood clots to form in the blood system
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Peter Libby, M.D., never imagined nearly 40 years ago that his research would contribute to the current understanding of how the novel coronavirus targets and ravages the blood vessels in people with COVID-19. In the 1980s, Libby, then an assistant professor of medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine, was the first to discover that arterial...
Illustration shows silhouette of human head revealing outline of the blood-brain barrier that covers and protects the brain.
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Could bring improved diagnostics and treatments for dementia, stroke, brain trauma, and more The blood-brain barrier has been called one of neurology’s greatest challenges. The thin, selectively permeable membrane acts almost like plastic wrap, protecting the brain tissue from dangerous pathogens and toxins in the blood. In short, it maintains the...