NIH-supported findings also show cardiovascular risks and pregnancy complications can raise chances of hypertension years after childbirth A new study of first-time pregnant women found risk factors for heart disease, such as obesity and elevated blood sugar, can put expectant moms at higher risk for pregnancy complications and gestational diabetes...
A five-year observational study, supported by the National Institutes of Health, will enroll up to 600 children with MIS-C, a rare immune response to COVID-19, to enable physicians to quickly characterize the condition and develop treatment guidelines.
After conducting a clinical trial of 422 patients with sepsis who required breathing support in intensive care units, physicians found no significant difference between using dexmedetomidine or propofol.
After reviewing 4,126 incidents of sudden cardiac death, researchers found nighttime occurrences happened more often in women, among adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma, and among adults using medication that affects the central nervous system.
Researchers have developed a blood test that could make it possible for doctors to detect—then quickly prevent or slow down—acute heart transplant rejection, a potentially deadly condition that occurs in the early months after a patient has received a donor heart.