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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Analysis exposes vulnerabilities of New York City’s home health care workers during height of pandemic
Thirty-three home health aides working across New York City faced increased risks to their physical, mental and financial well-being while providing essential care to their clients during the height of New York City’s fight against COVID-19.
Researchers funded by NHLBI found that how quickly patients recover from COVID-19, as well as how severely ill they get appear linked to fundamental differences in individuals’ immune system responses to the virus.
Complement, a major component of the immune system, could influence COVID-19 disease severity. Researchers also found that people with age-related macular degeneration—an eye disease caused by overactive complement—and common coagulation disorders like thrombosis and hemorrhage are at greater risk o
Doctors should do a comprehensive assessment of the cardiovascular health, and potential risks, of any patient who will undergo noncardiac surgery. This evaluation, which includes a medical history and physical examination, might predict complications during and after the surgery, NHLBI-funded resea