Los Institutos Nacionales de Salud (NIH, por sus siglas en inglés) anunciaron hoy una subvención de $12 millones para proyectos de promoción de salud y participación comunitaria en regiones con minorías étnicas y raciales afectadas de manera desproporcionada por la pandemia de COVID-19. Con estos fondos, RTI International, una institución de...
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Researchers have identified genetic variants that may help explain the elevated stroke risk in blacks.
Improving heart health may lower your risk of developing dementia, new study suggests
Stroke patients in rural areas are less likely to get the most advanced medical treatments and are more likely to die before leaving the hospital than those treated in urban areas.
Novel cholesterol-lowering drug improved function of arteries in people with HIV or high cholesterol
In a pilot study of people living with HIV or high levels of cholesterol, researchers found that a six-week course of a novel cholesterol-lowering medication improved the function of the coronary arteries that provide oxygen to the heart.
Middle-aged people with cardiovascular risk factors, such as high blood pressure and smoking, may have an increased risk for a drop-off in their thinking skills, according to an NHLBI-funded study published in Neurology.
Most donor lungs are not suitable for transplantation, but a new technique that uses pigs could revitalize many of those lungs and increase the transplant supply, according to NHLBI-funded research published in Nature Medicine.
Data shows that African Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans are disproportionally affected by COVID-19, both in rate of infections and deaths, and in the severity of disease.
The effects of quitting smoking are well documented among older individuals who have had a heart attack. But the benefits have not been well studied among adults who have experienced a heart attack before age 50—a segment of the population with increasing rates of heart attack.
Insufficient REM sleep appears to be associated with a higher risk of death among middle-aged and older adults, according to a new study.
Chronic exposure to discrimination could increase the risk of high blood pressure in African Americans, according to recent findings from the Jackson Heart Study.