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African American child snores while sleeping in bed.
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News Release
Findings underscore need for early treatment to prevent future cardiovascular disease Children with obstructive sleep apnea are nearly three times more likely to develop high blood pressure when they become teenagers than children who never experience sleep apnea, according to a new study funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute...
A futuristic image of lungs
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NHLBI in the Press
In a quest to map every cell in the human body, researchers are getting closer with a model of lung endothelial cells – which follows a recent atlas of human heart cells. These reference maps are helping scientists study a variety of conditions, including COVID-19.
A medical image shows the heart and lungs.
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NHLBI in the Press
Among hundreds of adults who enrolled in a smoking cessation study following a hospitalization, some quit smoking or cut back in 2020. Others smoked more. Fear of severe COVID-19 outcomes and stress, respectively, contributed to decreased or increased tobacco use.
Portrait of young woman wearing a protective mask laying in recliner chair receiving a blood transfusion
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Research Feature
Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. And according to the American Red Cross, a single donation can save up to three lives. On June 14, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) joins the World Health Organization (WHO) in observing World Blood Donor Day. Simone Glynn, M.D., M.P.H., chief of the Blood Epidemiology and...
A man uses a smart watch to track his heart rate while he exercises outdoors.
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NHLBI in the Press
After assessing the health records of adults with atrial fibrillation, an irregular heart rhythm, researchers found patients wearing health trackers were more likely to schedule medical care. However, there were no differences in pulse rates between patients who did and did not wear health trackers.
A researcher analyzes a blood sample in a laboratory.
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News Release
A new study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and their colleagues has found that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, does not appear to pose a threat to the safety of the nation’s blood supply. The analysis, published in Transfusion , supports current donor screening guidelines, including those used by the U.S. Food and...