Activating a protein in red blood cells may improve anemia and alleviate acute episodes of severe pain for people living with sickle cell disease Swee Lay Thein, M.B., D.Sc., a senior investigator and chief of NHLBI’s Sickle Cell Branch, shares insight into a decade-long research journey that may lead to new ways to help people living with sickle...
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The percentage of adults requiring hospital care for high blood pressure, or hypertension, is small, but increased between 2002-2014. Researchers found men were more likely to require hospital care for a hypertensive event, but women experienced similar in-hospital death rates.
The antibiotic azithromycin did not reduce wheezing among infants and toddlers hospitalized for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).
Thirty patients who received lung transplants for a COVID-19-related complication survived and were living about a year after the operation, according to research published in JAMA.
A clinical indicator associated with cardiac dysfunction may provide physicians with early insights into heart-healthy pregnancies, according to research published in JAMA Cardiology.
Nearly 90% of COVID-19 patients who qualified for but did not receive ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation) due to a shortage of devices during the pandemic died in the hospital.
New research about the stickiness of blood vessels following an immune response some people may have to COVID-19 may help explain why the virus can affect so many organs, including the heart, lungs, and brain.
After reviewing data from more than 14 million people living in the U.S., researchers found fewer than half started pregnancy with optimal cardiovascular health outcomes.
Researchers are reporting new evidence that children with insomnia are at higher risk of sleep problems as adults.
Sleep apnea during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of metabolic syndrome and hypertension after delivery.
Researchers are reporting new evidence that pregnant women who are taking hydroxyurea for sickle cell disease may face more adverse pregnancy outcomes than those who are not taking the drug.