An NHLBI-funded study found that poorer Americans are half as likely to have their blood pressure under control than their affluent countrymen, and are at higher risk of death overall and of death due to heart disease.
A study partly funded by the NHLBI has shown that proteins in our blood could offer a comprehensive "liquid health check" by assessing our health and predicting our risk of developing a wide range of diseases.
An #NHLBI-funded study put a price tag on American's bad eating habits: $50 billion a year in health care costs, attributable to cardiometabolic diseases such as heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes.
Researchers have struggled to capture how mitochondrial DNA escapes the mitochondria—the energy powerhouse—in living cells. But now, a study published in the journal Science, provides an understanding of this process and could explain how inflammation occurs in autoimmune diseases.