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Kid with cystic fibrosis lying in a hospital bed with oxygen mask and plush toy - Image
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NIH-funded discovery uses common antifungal drug to improve lungs’ ability to fight infection Researchers say a widely-used antifungal drug may hold promise for treating people with cystic fibrosis, a life-threatening genetic disorder that causes serious damage to the lungs. In studies using human cells and animals models, the researchers found...
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NHLBI in the Press
An increasing number of studies have linked psoriasis, a chronic inflammatory skin disease, to the development of heart disease. Now, a new study provides further evidence for this link by demonstrating how certain blood cells might interact in a way that damages blood vessels in people with this ps
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NHLBI in the Press
Think sleeping in on the weekend can repair the damage for a week of sleepless nights? Think again. Researchers are reporting that weekend ‘catch-up’ sleep might make things worse, including an increased risk of weight gain.  
Elderly woman standing up at the kitchen counter, with a glass of orange juice, vegetables and an apple.
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A new study has found that the longer older women sit or lay down during the course of a day—and the longer the individual periods of uninterrupted sitting—the greater their risk of cardiovascular diseases such as heart disease and stroke. But reducing their sedentary time by just an hour a day appears to lower the risk of cardiovascular diseases...