Los Institutos Nacionales de Salud (NIH, por sus siglas en inglés) anunciaron hoy una subvención de $12 millones para proyectos de promoción de salud y participación comunitaria en regiones con minorías étnicas y raciales afectadas de manera desproporcionada por la pandemia de COVID-19. Con estos fondos, RTI International, una institución de...
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A trial at the NIH Clinical Center and Inova Health System explores how fostamatinib may improve outcomes in hospitalized patients with COVID-19.
Hearts donated from people with severe obesity aren’t associated with an increased risk for premature death or with poor health outcomes.
A Cleveland Clinic registry finds patients with COPD are not more likely to have COVID-19, but COPD patients are more likely to be hospitalized and receive intensive care after infection.
Children may spread SARS-CoV-2, the pathogen that causes COVID-19, at a higher rate than previous research suggested, according to a new study published in the Journal of Pediatrics.
NIH funds community-engagement research alliance to support communities disproportionally affected by COVID-19
To support minority communities and areas disproportionally affected by the novel coronavirus, the National Institutes of Health announced it is awarding $12 million to 11 states through a NIH Community Engagement Alliance (CEAL) Against COVID-19 Disparities program.
Researchers recommend ongoing data collection efforts to study the role sex-based differences and hormones, such as estrogen, may have on COVID-19 infection rates and recovery.
Premature deaths due to heart disease vary by heart disease subtype, according to a new review. Rates of premature death from coronary heart disease declined from 1999-2018, while increases in premature deaths from heart failure and hypertension increased after 2011.
Communities in Massachusetts with a higher proportion of Black and Latino residents have higher COVID-19 case rates, according to a study in Health Affairs. The analysis suggests tailoring public health responses for communities disproportionally affected by the pandemic.
Intensive management of high blood pressure appears to lower the risk of orthostatic hypotension, or a drop in blood pressure upon standing, researchers are reporting in a systematic review of published evidence.
White blood cells in the lungs of mice receive immune-specific messages from a protein released during immune signaling, which creates an anti-inflammatory response to repair damaged tissues and reduce inflammation. Future studies will explore this signaling in autoimmune disorders and COVID-19.