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Research Features
When Noelia M. Zork, M.D., was pregnant, she wanted to do everything she could to avoid having gestational diabetes — high blood sugar that typically develops between the second and third trimester. Diabetes runs in her family, and because her blood sugar levels were borderline high during her pregnancy, Zork, a maternal-fetal medicine specialist...
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Data from influential study underscore the importance of personalized and shared decision-making to support the health of postmenopausal women WHAT: A new review in JAMA highlights key findings and clinical messages from the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI), the largest women’s health study in the United States. The WHI is supported by the National...
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Findings demonstrate impairment of blood vessel function; may lead to heart attack, stroke. Recurring feelings of anger may increase a person’s risk of developing heart disease by limiting the blood vessels’ ability to open, according to a new study supported by the National Institutes of Health. The study, published in the Journal of the American...
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Deidentified data from thousands of adults with long COVID are now available to researchers WHAT: Secure data from more than 14,000 adults who participate in National Institutes of Health observational research on long COVID are now available to authorized researchers through BioData Catalyst (BDC). BDC is a cloud-based ecosystem developed by the...
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Research Feature
Joncita Todechine, a mother of four who lives on the Navajo Nation, knows all too well what can trigger asthma symptoms in her daughter Ashley. But she didn’t always. She recalls a time in 2013, living in Phoenix and attending medical assistant school, when she rushed her then-three-year-old to the Indian Medical Center. “She was really sick,”...
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Research Feature
Aims to understand cardiovascular disease to improve prevention in understudied populations For decades, the NHLBI has studied cardiovascular health and disease in different racial and ethnic populations, and those studies have yielded valuable insights into how to prevent and reduce health disparities among White, Black, Hispanic, and Native...
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NIH-supported study shows certain perks can spur long-term behavior change in adults with cardiovascular disease risks Adults with heart disease risks who received daily reminders or incentives to become more active increased their daily steps by more than 1,500 after a year, and many were still sticking with their new habit six months later...