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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Insufficient REM sleep appears to be associated with a higher risk of death among middle-aged and older adults, according to a new study.
Chronic exposure to discrimination could increase the risk of high blood pressure in African Americans, according to recent findings from the Jackson Heart Study.
A multidisciplinary team of researchers uncovered a potential mechanism that could explain the abnormal blood clotting encountered in COVID-19 patients and a biomarker that may aid the treatment of patients.
Credit: Christian Con Yost, University of Utah
A sticky, net-like substance produced by an overactive immune system appears to contribute to increased blood clotting seen in the lungs of some patients with COVID-19 and may provide a promising treatment target against lung injury
Moderate exercise during pregnancy increases a compound in breast milk that could reduce a baby’s long-term risk of chronic health conditions such as diabetes, obesity, and heart disease.
Catheter ablation, a common cardiovascular procedure, keeps atrial fibrillation (A-fib) at bay and reduces the overall arrhythmic burden relative to drug therapy through five years of follow-up in patients with symptomatic A-fib, according to an expanded analysis of CABANA trial data.
Researchers are reporting new evidence in lab studies that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, might directly infect heart cells.
Inflammatory proteins made during SARS-CoV-2 infection significantly alter the function of platelets, making them “hyperactive” and more prone to forming dangerous and potentially deadly blood clots.
Women with HIV who have persistently high levels of depression and stress have a significantly greater risk of plaque build up in their arteries than those who rarely or never report these symptoms, a new study finds.
A study of nearly 400 pregnant women in New York City is among the first to show that poverty and crowded homes increase the risk of becoming infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.