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NIH-wide initiative details efforts to advance sleep and circadian biology research WHAT: The National Institutes of Health’s Sleep Research Plan outlines five goals and nine critical research opportunities to advance sleep and circadian biology research. Key features of the plan focus on studying sleep and circadian mechanisms that underlie health...
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Researchers have linked a rare genetic mutation found mostly in Black Americans and other people of African descent to an earlier onset of heart failure and a higher risk of hospitalization. The findings suggest that earlier screening for the mutation could lead to faster treatment and improved outcomes for heart failure in this vulnerable group...
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A small clinical trial supported by the National Institutes of Health has found that eating during the nighttime—like many shift workers do—can increase glucose levels, while eating only during the daytime might prevent the higher glucose levels now linked with a nocturnal work life. The findings, the study authors said, could lead to novel...
Dr. Gary H. Gibbons and Dr. Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable
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Hoy se anunció que el Dr. Pérez-Stable y el Dr. Gibbons fueron los ganadores de la medalla de Respuesta al COVID-19 y que aceptarán este premio en una gala esta noche en Washington, D. C. Los líderes de los NIH encabezan dos importantes programas federales: RADx-UP y la Alianza de participación comunitaria (CEAL) contra las disparidades causadas...
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NIH-supported research suggests sleep patterns to support optimal health can begin in infancy Infants who sleep longer through the night and with fewer interruptions may be less likely to become overweight during their first six months of life, according to a study published in the journal SLEEP. While the research only showed a link – not a cause...
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The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health, has announced April P. Carson, Ph.D., as the new director of the Jackson Heart Study (JHS). The JHS is the nation’s largest and longest-running longitudinal study of cardiovascular health in African Americans, involving more than 5,300 participants in...
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The National Institutes of Health awarded nearly $470 million to build a national study population of diverse research volunteers and support large-scale studies on the long-term effects of COVID-19. The NIH Researching COVID to Enhance Recovery (RECOVER) Initiative made the parent award to New York University (NYU) Langone Health, New York City...