Study shows treatment does no harm, but provides no benefit What A clinical trial to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine for the treatment of adults hospitalized with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has been stopped by the National Institutes of Health. A data and safety monitoring board (DSMB) met late Friday and...
Vitamin K, a nutrient found in leafy greens and some vegetable oils, may help older adults live longer, according to a new study.
A recent analysis of data from African Americans found that those who smoke were nearly two and half times more likely to have a stroke compared to those who never smoked. But past smokers had a risk of stroke comparable to never smokers, according to published findings in the Journal of the America
Researchers are reporting that disrupted nightly sleep may increase the risk of atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries, through a unique pathway that involves chronic inflammation throughout the bloodstream.
Credit: Takanori Asakura, Ph.D., University of North Carol...
Researchers have characterized the specific ways in which SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, infects the nasal cavity, bronchia, and lungs.
Credit: Courtesy of Awad lab, University of Chicago.
Researchers are reporting that the presence of abnormal bundles of brittle blood vessels in the brain or spinal cord, called cavernous angiomas (CA), are linked to the composition of a person’s gut bacteria.
The hormone aldosterone may be a common and unrecognized contributor to high blood pressure, a leading cause of heart disease and stroke, researchers are reporting.
Higher blood pressure during exercise and delayed blood pressure recovery after exercise are associated with a higher risk of hypertension, cardiovascular disease, and death among middle-aged to older adults, researchers are reporting.
A new artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that integrates a patient’s CT scan of the lungs and other clinical information could detect and diagnose coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Many heart diseases have been linked to oxidative stress in which an overabundance of unstable molecules called reactive oxygen species negatively react with other molecules in the cell. But what happens to the heart when there’s antioxidative stress—the opposite of oxidative stress?
Heart surgery can save lives, but in some cases, it can also trigger lung and kidney damage and other serious problems for reasons that weren’t clear. Now, NHLBI-sponsored research published in Science Advances has revealed that platelets—blood cells that usually help form clots—set off widespread i