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Research Feature
It’s a fact few can dispute: The COVID-19 pandemic has been devastating on Americans. It has caused high rates of death and illness, disrupted nearly every aspect of daily life, and been linked to increased heart disease, lung disease, obesity, and sleep problems. Now, NHLBI-funded researchers say the virus and related stress can also be blamed for...
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Media Availability
WHAT: Researchers have discovered new insights about lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM), a rare lung disease, which affects about 1 in 200,000 Americans and commonly features the growth of abnormal cells in different tissues and organs, including the lungs. As researchers studied LAM cells in the lab, they discovered a “mixed phenotype,” or differences...
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NHLBI in the Press
Following a study with thousands of adults, researchers found that those living with HIV had an associated increased risk for heart failure. The associations were strongest among younger adults, women, and Asian/Pacific Islanders.
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NHLBI in the Press
Being kind to yourself may benefit your heart, according to a small study with 191 middle-aged women. Those who practiced self-compassion were less likely to have early indicators of risks for cardiovascular disease.
An assortment of heart-healthful foods, including whole grains, soup, vegetables, olive oil, and herbs, is shown against a wooden counter backdrop.
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NHLBI in the Press
After reviewing decades of data from 90,000 health professionals, researchers found adults who consumed more than a half-teaspoon of daily olive oil were less likely to die early. Similar associations followed simulations of swapping olive oil for margarine, butter, and mayonnaise.