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Attending physicians take care of an older man in a hospital who is recovering from COVID-19.
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NHLBI in the Press
After studying 1,022 patients hospitalized for COVID-19, researchers created three categories – adverse, moderate, and favorable – that described their clinical outcomes. More research is necessary to evaluate how these models may inform medical practice.
Photo of an African American man with his hands holding the left side of his chest.
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News Release
African Americans who smoke appear to have more than twice the risk of developing coronary heart disease  compared to those who do not smoke, a new study has found. The findings—the first up-close look at the relationship between smoking and coronary heart disease in this population—also examined the risk for plaque buildup in the arteries of...
Doctor listens to baby’s heartbeat with stethoscope while examining pregnant woman.
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Research Feature
Sleep apnea, obesity, race among the risk factors for pregnancy-related complications During the last few decades, maternal deaths — long considered a critical marker of the health of a nation — have been declining in much of the world. But in the United States, the maternal death rate has increased an estimated 58% since 1990. The increase has...
An image shows SARS-CoV-2 (green) infecting heart cells (red).
Credit: Lina Greenberg
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NHLBI in the Press
To formulate evidence-based guidelines and develop personalized therapies for COVID-19, researchers study how the virus infects different organs and systems – including the heart. A new study identifies underlying pathways and cell changes related to cardiovascular complications from COVID-19.