NIH-funded study explains factors linked to increased risk for heart attack or stroke among women who have pregnancy problems related to high blood pressure Women who experienced complications related to developing high blood pressure, or hypertension, during pregnancy had a 63% increased risk for developing cardiovascular disease later in life...
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A group of cells in the human lungs have recently been identified and may provide insight into everyday lung function as well as alterations in conditions like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
During Black Maternal Health Week, and in preparation for Women’s Health Month in May, researchers are sharing studies designed to help new and expecting parents before, during, and after pregnancy WHAT: During Black Maternal Health Week, April 11-17, and in preparation for Women’s Health Month in May, researchers are raising awareness about...
WHAT: April 6 is National Walking Day, and a researcher with the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health, is available to discuss the heart-healthy benefits of walking, which millions of Americans have found to be a fun, easy way to increase their fitness. WHY: Studies show that a daily walk can...
After reviewing hundreds of tiny strains of oral bacteria, researchers identified 15 associated with varying blood pressure levels among postmenopausal women.
Asthma, smoking, and chronic sinusitis identified as COPD risk factors among Hispanic and Latino adults
To support earlier interventions for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) among U.S. adults, researchers conducted a review to identify risk factors for early COPD among Hispanic and Latino adults. The study aims to inform future research and preventive strategies.
Pregnant women in a study who had high blood pressure before or during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy were less likely to experience preterm births or other serious problems with blood pressure-lowering treatment.
New study shows cardiovascular risk factors in childhood are predictive of heart events in adulthood
Risk factors for cardiovascular disease that are present in childhood are directly related to the onset of heart disease in adulthood.
Study shows pregnant adults less likely to experience preterm births or other serious problems with treatment Adults treated with medication for high blood pressure present before or during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy, defined as chronic hypertension in pregnancy, had fewer adverse pregnancy outcomes compared to adults who did not receive...
Researchers reviewed data from thousands of health professionals and found that those who included avocados in their diets had fewer incidents of cardiovascular disease later in life.
Researchers found a clinical measure for hydration may help identify adults at greater risk for experiencing cardiac decline later in life.