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Taking vitamin C and E supplements starting in early pregnancy does not reduce the risk for the hypertensive disorders and their complications that occur during pregnancy, according to a study by a National Institutes of Health research network. The supplements notably failed to reduce the risk of preeclampsia, a potentially fatal form of...
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Lowering blood pressure to normal levels – below currently recommended levels – did not significantly reduce the combined risk of fatal or nonfatal cardiovascular disease events in adults with type 2 diabetes who were at especially high risk for cardiovascular disease events, according to new results from the landmark Action to Control...
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Scientists have devised a new computational model that can be used to reveal genetic regulatory elements responsible for development of the human heart and maintenance of its function. Although the teams focused on the heart, the computational method they developed is broadly applicable to other tissues, and was successfully used to identify...
anatomy of human heart
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This afternoon we lost one of the greatest scientists of our time, Marshall W. Nirenberg, Ph.D., to a long battle with cancer. Our deepest sympathies are with his wife, Myrna Weissman, Ph.D., other members of his family, and many friends and colleagues. Dr. Nirenberg first came to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 1957 at the age of 30 as...