By tagging bone marrow cells of mice with a genetic label, or barcode, researchers were able to track and describe the family tree of individual blood cells as they form in their natural environment. The scientists discovered that these cells regenerate differently than their counterparts do after a blood cell transplant, according to a study publi...
An editorial by NHLBI's Nakela L. Cook, M.D. in the latest issue of Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes discusses sex differences in etiology and management of myocardial infarction as key pending topics in the cardiovascular research agenda.
Scientists have identified differences in a group of genes they say may help explain why some people need more sleep than others.
Nearly half of the world's population is at risk of malaria, according to the World Health Organization.
An NHLBI-funded team of researchers developed nanoparticles that can deliver the CRISPR genome-editing system and specifically modify genes in mice, as reported in Nature Biotechnology.
Researchers found that the immune system plays a surprising role in the aftermath of heart attacks.