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Research Features
A “bench-to-boardroom” program at NHLBI helps researchers bring to life new concepts, therapies, and devices, including an update on a familiar pump Few people think about what would happen if the main pumping chamber of their heart stops working – especially what options doctors may have to fix it. But Richard Smalling, M.D., Ph.D., has studied...
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Statement
Today on World Asthma Day, the National Institutes of Health reaffirms its commitment to biomedical research aimed at preventing the onset of asthma, understanding its underlying causes, and improving the treatment of it. This chronic airway disease, which is characterized by periodic worsening of inflammation that can make it hard to breathe...
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Media Availability
During Black Maternal Health Week, and in preparation for Women’s Health Month in May, researchers are sharing studies designed to help new and expecting parents before, during, and after pregnancy WHAT: During Black Maternal Health Week, April 11-17, and in preparation for Women’s Health Month in May, researchers are raising awareness about...
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WHAT: April 6 is National Walking Day, and a researcher with the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health, is available to discuss the heart-healthy benefits of walking, which millions of Americans have found to be a fun, easy way to increase their fitness. WHY: Studies show that a daily walk can...
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News Release
Study shows pregnant adults less likely to experience preterm births or other serious problems with treatment Adults treated with medication for high blood pressure present before or during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy, defined as chronic hypertension in pregnancy, had fewer adverse pregnancy outcomes compared to adults who did not receive...
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News Release
Serum sodium levels may help identify adults with a greater chance of experiencing heart disease Staying well-hydrated may be associated with a reduced risk for developing heart failure, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health. Their findings, which appear in the European Heart Journal, suggest that consuming sufficient...
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WHAT: After studying blood samples from 244 patients hospitalized for COVID-19, a group of researchers, including those who work at the National Institutes of Health, identified “rogue antibodies” that correlate with severe illness and may help explain mechanisms associated with severe blood clotting. The researchers found circulating...
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PETAL Network study found no significant difference in 90-day mortality rates, nor safety concerns, after providing patients with one of two common treatment strategies Enrollment in a National Institutes of Health-supported trial with 1,566 patients being treated for sepsis at 51 U.S. medical centers ended early due to a lack of significant...
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WHAT: Researchers have discovered new insights about lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM), a rare lung disease, which affects about 1 in 200,000 Americans and commonly features the growth of abnormal cells in different tissues and organs, including the lungs. As researchers studied LAM cells in the lab, they discovered a “mixed phenotype,” or differences...