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Search selected NHLBI-supported clinical trials and observational studies  by condition, location, or age group. You can also view the complete list of NHLBI-funded studies at ClinicalTrials.gov.

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Recruiting
Maryland
Has your doctor recommended right heart cardiac catheterization for you? This study is investigating new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques that use a guidewire to help position a heart catheter within the heart. MRI fluoroscopy shows pictures of the heart so that doctors can watch while they work. Using the guidewire during MRI may improve the procedure of heart catheterization. To participate in this study, you must be at least 18 years old, and your doctor must have recommended right heart catheterization for you. This study is located in Bethesda, Maryland.
Adult, Older Adult
Recruiting
South Carolina
Are you an African American or Black woman? Do you want to join a study about becoming more active? This study explores whether a group program can help women be more physically active. You must be 18 years old and exercise less than 60 minutes per week to join. The study is taking place in Columbia, South Carolina.
Adult, Older Adult
Accepting Healthy Volunteers
Female
Recruiting
New York
Are you a healthy adult who wants to join a study about less sitting? You might qualify for this research. Researchers are testing if walking breaks can improve cardiovascular health, like blood pressure and glucose (sugar) levels. To join, you must be 18 years old and have no long-term health issues or not be taking medications for blood pressure or diabetes. Participants will have to go to the study site for a 9-hour visit and walk on a treadmill during the day. The study is taking place in New York City, New York.
Adult, Older Adult
Accepting Healthy Volunteers
Recruiting
North Carolina
Are you an adult who gets little exercise and sits a lot every day? If you sit for more than 8 hours a day and exercise less than 90 minutes per week, this study may interest you. Researchers want to see if walking or standing breaks during long sitting periods can make your heart healthier. To take part in this study, you must be 36 to 55 years old. You also should be able to walk four blocks and go up two flights of stairs. The study is taking place in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Adult
Accepting Healthy Volunteers
Recruiting
Minnesota
Are you a healthy adult who regularly sleeps for 6.5 or fewer hours? This study is examining whether getting enough sleep can lower your risk of high blood pressure. To participate in this study, you must be between 18 and 65 years old, regularly sleep for 6.5 or fewer hours, and be able to adjust your sleep schedule for the study. This study is located in Rochester, Minnesota.
Adult, Older Adult
Accepting Healthy Volunteers
Recruiting
Maryland
Are you an African American woman at risk for diabetes? This study is testing whether using mobile health technology, such as smartphone apps and activity monitors, can help increase physical activity in African American women who are at risk for diabetes. To participate in this study, you must be an African American woman between 25 and 75 years old, have evidence of insulin resistance, and live in Prince George’s County, Maryland, or Ward 5, 7, or 8 in Washington, D.C. This study is located in Bethesda, Maryland.
Adult, Older Adult
Accepting Healthy Volunteers
Female
Recruiting
Maryland
Do you have a heart or blood vessel disease, such as peripheral artery disease? This study aims to collect data and samples from people who have a heart or blood vessel disease. This may include blood tests, ultrasound exams, and heart and lung tests. Family members and healthy people may also participate. The results may help researchers better understand PAD and other heart and blood vessel diseases. Participants must be at least 2 years old. Women who are pregnant may not take part in some study activities. This study is located in Bethesda, Maryland.
All Ages
Accepting Healthy Volunteers
Recruiting
Illinois
Are you an adult interested in comparing effects of different exercise training on blood pressure? This study aims to compare how different types of exercise can affect blood pressure in African Americans. Participants will do either aerobic activities, focusing on raising their heart rate, or muscle-strengthening resistance activities, focusing on weights, for 24 to 26 weeks. To participate in this study, you must be between 18 and 50 years old, have a sedentary lifestyle and elevated blood pressure, and have been born in the United States to either two African American or two non-Hispanic Caucasian parents. This study is located in Chicago, Illinois.
Adult
Recruiting
Maryland
Are you at least 21 years old and have heart failure? In this clinical trial, researchers want to understand why patients with heart failure have trouble exercising and doing some of their daily activities. To take part, you must be taking medication to treat your heart failure for at least 30 days. People without heart failure can also join the study. Participants will have images (MRI) taken as part of the study. The study is taking place in Baltimore, Maryland.
Adult, Older Adult
Accepting Healthy Volunteers
Recruiting
Minnesota
Are you an adult who has uncontrolled high blood pressure? This study will see whether an early notification system for health professionals can help manage patients’ high blood pressure, especially among those who have had a stroke or have an increased risk of stroke. To participate in this study, you must be between 18 and 85 years old and have high blood pressure that is not controlled by medicine and lifestyle changes. This study is enrolling native English, Spanish, or Hmong speakers. The study is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Adult, Older Adult