Two doctors point the way to better heart health for midlife black women Spend a little time with Marilyn Gaston, M.D., and Gayle Porter, Psy.D., and it’s not hard to guess they’ve been pals for a long time—42 years to be exact. They finish each other’s sentences, can tell you everything about the other’s family and friends. They even live together...
Stents and surgery no better than less invasive measures at reducing heart attack for stable ischemic heart disease
Invasive procedures, such as bypass surgery and stenting, are no better than medication, diet and exercise at reducing the risk of heart attack and death in people with severe, but stable ischemic heart disease.
Blood pressure monitoring outside the clinic provides insight into cardiovascular health of people with chronic kidney disease
People with chronic kidney disease are likely to have uncontrolled blood pressure both in and outside of the clinic, according to a published study in the Clinical Journal of American Society of Nephrology.
An experimental antiviral drug called remdesivir appeared to be beneficial when tested on a small group of American cruise ship passengers treated for the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Japan, according to a researcher with the NIH.
The pulmonary research community, along with advocates, health care providers, and patients have honored and celebrated the 50th anniversary of the NHLBI’s Division of Lung Diseases (DLD).
The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine safely evokes an immune response against HPV in reproductive-aged women who have had a stem cell transplant.
Portland, Oregon metro area study finds sudden cardiac death as first sign of heart disease in women
A recent study showed that women who experienced sudden cardiac arrest often had no diagnosis of heart disease before their deaths, unlike men who were more often aware of their cardiovascular health status.
Patients who take methotrexate to treat autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis or psoriasis have a modest, but increased risk of certain cancers, infections, gastrointestinal, lung and blood problems.
Women categorized as having severe insomnia, who take longer to fall asleep, and whose overall quality of sleep is poor tend to overeat and consume a lower-quality diet, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
How anti-tuberculosis (TB) drugs make their way into TB infectious agents, called Mycobacterium tuberculosis, found deep inside the lungs has been a long-standing mystery to the scientific community.