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Plaque narrows blood flow in an artery.
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News Release
NIH-funded study highlights importance of cholesterol screenings and education More than 70% of American Indian young adults aged 20-39 and 50% of American Indian teens have cholesterol levels or elevated fat in the blood that put them at risk for cardiovascular disease, suggests a study supported by the National Institutes of Health. In some cases...
3D rending of the human lymphatic system
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Research Feature
Effort could speed diagnostics, treatments for poorly understood conditions Millions of people worldwide are estimated to suffer from lymphatic diseases but diagnosing and treating them is difficult, in part because a full understanding of the lymphatic system is lacking, researchers say. While there’s no cure for lymphatic diseases, the current...
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NIH-funded observational study shows risk grows sharply with more frequent use Frequent cannabis smoking may significantly increase a person’s risk for heart attack and stroke, according to an observational study supported by the National Institutes of Health. The study, published in the Journal of the American Heart Association , uses data from...
Rear Admiral Richard Childs, M.D.
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Statement
Statement from Gary H. Gibbons, M.D., Director of NHLBI: I take great pleasure in announcing that Rear Admiral Richard Childs, M.D. , has accepted the position of Scientific Director (SD) of the Division of Intramural Research (DIR), effective February 7, 2024. Childs has served as NHLBI Clinical Director since 2013 and Acting Scientific Director...
hand holding an illustrative glowing lung
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News Release
NIH-funded tool can accurately identify the potentially life-threatening inflammatory disease A research project supported by the National Institutes of Health has developed a tool to rapidly and inexpensively diagnose sarcoidosis, a chronic inflammatory disease marked by the growth of tiny lumps called granulomas in the lungs and other organs in...
Two women laugh and talk while power walking.
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News Release
An NIH-supported observational study finds that even when women and men get the same amount of physical activity, the risk of premature death is lower for women Women who exercise regularly have a significantly lower risk of an early death or fatal cardiovascular event than men who exercise regularly, even when women put in less effort, according...
A physician talks to a young patient.
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NHLBI in the Press
Through research designed to inform clinical guidelines and treatment approaches, investigators describe common features of long COVID in children and young adults.