A new study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and their colleagues has found that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, does not appear to pose a threat to the safety of the nation’s blood supply. The analysis, published in Transfusion , supports current donor screening guidelines, including those used by the U.S. Food and...
A neighborhood’s socioeconomic status – such as perceived safety, walkability, and social interactions – correlated with a patient’s 90-day post-stroke recovery in Texas. The findings may inform clinical recommendations and guide future research.
After following more than 20,000 study participants ages 12 and older, researchers found that people who smoked electronic and tobacco cigarettes had a higher incidence of respiratory conditions compared to non-smokers or those who used either product alone.
NHLBI Director Gary H. Gibbons, M.D. and NIMHD Director Dr. Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, M.D., have been nominated to receive the 2021 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal, which honors outstanding federal government service.
A culturally tailored, exercise-based intervention designed to reduce weight gain among low-income Latino children with overweight or obesity showed promise in the initial two years of a clinical trial.
A retrospective review of 137,389 women who delivered a child between 2009-2014 found different clinical guidelines for hypertension, or high blood pressure, helped identify additional women at risk for pregnancy complications.
Intensive lowering of diastolic blood pressure—the bottom reading in blood pressure measurements— does not appear to be linked to an increased risk of heart attacks and other adverse cardiovascular outcomes, according to a large new study.
Children who underwent surgery to correct congenital heart disease were 12 times more likely to develop high blood pressure in adulthood than the general population, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open.