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 clinical indicator associated with cardiac dysfunction may provide physicians with early insights into heart-healthy pregnancies, according to research published in JAMA Cardiology.
Nearly 90% of COVID-19 patients who qualified for but did not receive ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation) due to a shortage of devices during the pandemic died in the hospital.
New research about the stickiness of blood vessels following an immune response some people may have to COVID-19 may help explain why the virus can affect so many organs, including the heart, lungs, and brain.
After reviewing data from more than 14 million people living in the U.S., researchers found fewer than half started pregnancy with optimal cardiovascular health outcomes.
Researchers are reporting new evidence that children with insomnia are at higher risk of sleep problems as adults.
For Rare Disease Day 2022, NHLBI experts available to discuss rare heart, lung, and blood conditions
WHAT: To raise awareness about Rare Disease Day on February 28, researchers from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) are available to share updates about research designed to support people living with rare or uncommon heart, lung, and blood conditions. WHY: In the U.S., a condition is considered rare if it affects less than 200...
WHAT: After studying blood samples from 244 patients hospitalized for COVID-19, a group of researchers, including those who work at the National Institutes of Health, identified “rogue antibodies” that correlate with severe illness and may help explain mechanisms associated with severe blood clotting. The researchers found circulating...
Sleep apnea during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of metabolic syndrome and hypertension after delivery.
PETAL Network study found no significant difference in 90-day mortality rates, nor safety concerns, after providing patients with one of two common treatment strategies Enrollment in a National Institutes of Health-supported trial with 1,566 patients being treated for sepsis at 51 U.S. medical centers ended early due to a lack of significant...
Study underscores benefits of screening adults with a family history of idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy
As researchers study potential genetic links with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy, a condition that can result in the heart muscle becoming weak and enlarged, they continue to find that it’s more common among first-degree family members.