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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.
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.
Researchers are reporting an improvement in the automatic detection of calcified atherosclerotic plaque in coronary arteries using computerized tomography (CT) enhanced with artificial intelligence (AI).
Children with congenital heart disease (CHD) whose mothers live near top-ranked pediatric cardiac centers fare better than those who don’t, according to a study published in the journal Circulation.
A new study links consumption of red and processed meat with a higher risk of heart disease and death.
Researchers have developed a new strategy for lowering triglycerides in the blood using a peptide called D6PV.
An imbalance between the heart’s molecular motor units that get switched on and the few that remain off may contribute to excessive contraction of the heart muscle and its failure to relax normally, according to a study published in Circulation.
Changes in the lung microbiome— the communities of bacteria and other microscopic organisms found the lung— may help predict how well critically ill patients will respond to care, according to researchers.
People with a lower income in the United States are more than twice as likely to die of an opioid overdose compared to more affluent groups, according to a study published in the journal PLOS One.
Gout—a type of arthritis that causes swollen and stiff joints—has been documented as a common complication of blood pressure management and cited as a reason why people don’t take their medication as prescribed.
When pregnant women face stress and anxiety, their babies diagnosed with congenital heart disease (CHD) may have impairments in key brain regions before birth, according to a study published in JAMA Pediatrics.
The body’s biological clock, which keeps our 24-hour rest and wake cycle intact, may be key to preventing heart cells from damage and heart failure when using radiation to treat breast cancer.