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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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Florida
Are you an adult whose high blood pressure does not improve with lifestyle changes and medicines? This study will assess whether minocycline, an antibiotic with anti-inflammatory effects, can improve blood pressure control in patients who do not respond to medicines in combination with lifestyle changes, such as physical activity, weight loss, and healthy eating patterns. To participate you must be at least 18 years old and have high blood pressure that does not respond to treatment with three different high blood pressure medicines even when used at the maximum doses. Please note that this study is in Gainesville, Florida.
Adult, Older Adult
Recruiting
Are you scheduled for a stem cell transplant with cord blood? This study will assess the safety and effectiveness of certain cord blood transplants. The study will help researchers learn the best methods for collecting, storing, and using cord blood in transplants. To participate in this study, you must have a disorder that compromises your body’s ability to make blood cells. This study is located in Bethesda, Maryland.
All Ages
Recruiting
Florida
Is your newborn in the NICU at Holtz Children’s Hospital in Miami? Newborns born very prematurely often need oxygen therapy or ventilation to help them breathe and survive. This study will help doctors understand how changes in oxygen and carbon dioxide levels while newborns are getting treatment affect how their lungs develop. While your newborn is in the newborn neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), researchers will record his or her oxygen and carbon dioxide levels, heart rate, and other measures. To participate in this study, your newborn must have been born prematurely between 23 and 28 weeks’ gestation, be less than 28 days old, and be receiving oxygen therapy. This study is located in Miami, Florida.
All Ages
Recruiting
Do you or a loved one have pneumonia? This study will test whether combining two medicines to reduce inflammation of the airway and to keep it open may help prevent respiratory failure in people who have pneumonia. To participate in this study, you must be at least 18 years old and have severe pneumonia with low blood oxygen levels.
Adult, Older Adult
Recruiting
Florida
Do you want to help researchers understand the link between gut bacteria and high blood pressure? This study aims to explore the relationship between gut microbiota (tiny organisms that live in the digestive system) and high blood pressure. The researchers will compare gut microbiota in participants with normal blood pressure, controlled high blood pressure, uncontrolled high blood pressure, and high blood pressure that is resistant to treatment. To participate in this study, you must be between 18 and 80 years old and not be pregnant or taking an antibiotic. This study is located in Gainesville, Florida.
Adult, Older Adult
Accepting Healthy Volunteers
Recruiting
Florida
Are you an adult who does not have high blood pressure and is interested in research? This study will investigate how the brain regulates the body’s response to stress and how infection with HIV or pre-hypertension affects regulation. Your heart and brain activity will be measured while you are at rest, during a mentally stressful task, and while you feel angry. The study will also test whether a breathing exercise improves regulation. People with and without HIV and pre-hypertension will be included. To participate in this study, you must be between 21 and 65 years old and not have high blood pressure. This study is located in Miami, Florida.
Adult, Older Adult
Accepting Healthy Volunteers
Recruiting
Do you want to help find new treatments for heart failure with preserved ejection fraction? This study is testing whether a medicine called spironolactone can help treat heart failure with preserved ejection fraction when paired with the standard treatment. Spironolactone helps to remove excess water and sodium from the body. To participate in this study, you must be between 50 and 99 years old and diagnosed with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.
Adult, Older Adult
Recruiting
Are you an adult with B-cell blood cancer who has had at least two treatments fail? This study investigates a new drug (NX-2127) that may be used to treat certain B-cell blood cancers including leukemia and lymphoma. NX-2127 is taken by mouth and works by blocking a specific protein in cancer tumor cells called Bruton's tyrosine kinase (BTK). This study is located at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.
Adult, Older Adult
Recruiting
Florida
Do you have overweight or obesity and are not in a weight management program? This study is investigating whether self-weighing, combined with follow-up encouragement, promotes weight loss and use of weight management resources. To participate in this study, you must be between 18 and 70 and overweight or obese and with weight-related comorbidity (hypertension, type II diabetes, pre-diabetes, dyslipidemia, sleep apnea). This study is located in Gainesville, Florida.
Adult, Older Adult
Recruiting
Florida
Does your teen not get the recommended amounts of healthy food and physical activity? This study is testing a new program to improve diet and exercise in Hispanic parents and their teenagers. The new treatment program will provide participants with information on healthy lifestyle changes. Participants will also be assigned to a coach who will provide support and monitor the family’s progress. Participants in this study must be at least 12 years old, Hispanic, and not getting the recommended amounts of healthy foods and exercise. This study takes place in Miami, Florida.
All Ages
Accepting Healthy Volunteers