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5/12/2021 Director's Corner: A Mother's Day Message: Time for Action to Improve Maternal Health National Institutes of Health ... community should be developed with and vetted by that community to ensure its success. These exchanges informed the development of NIH‚Aos Implementing a Maternal Health and Pregnancy Outcomes Vision for Everyone (IMPROVE) initiative , which ... 7 million in grants in research areas related to maternal heart disease, hemorrhage or bleeding, and infection (the leading causes of U.S. maternal deaths); contributing conditions, such as diabetes, obesity, mental health disorders, and substance ...
5/12/2021 A Mother's Day Message: Time for Action to Improve Maternal Health National Institutes of Health ... community should be developed with and vetted by that community to ensure its success. These exchanges informed the development of NIH‚Aos Implementing a Maternal Health and Pregnancy Outcomes Vision for Everyone (IMPROVE) initiative , which ... 7 million in grants in research areas related to maternal heart disease, hemorrhage or bleeding, and infection (the leading causes of U.S. maternal deaths); contributing conditions, such as diabetes, obesity, mental health disorders, and substance ...
5/10/2021 Eko's AI Analysis Algorithm Validated as a Clinical Tool Globe Newswire ... heart disease.Algorithm performance for detecting murmurs was found to have sensitivity of 90.0% and specificity of 91.4%, when excluding grade 1 murmurs which are difficult to hear. The NIH-sponsored, multisite study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association was the largest study on AI analysis of cardiac murmurs. Study investigators included collaborators from Northwestern Memorial Hospital, University of California San Francisco Medical Center, Los Alamitos Cardiology ...
5/10/2021 Eko's AI Algorithm Validated as a Clinical Tool for Detecting Heart Murmurs HIT Consultant ... heart disease.Clinical Study Findings/ResultsAlgorithm performance for detecting murmurs was found to have sensitivity of 90.0% and specificity of 91.4%, when excluding grade 1 murmurs which are difficult to hear. The NIH-sponsored, multi site study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association was the largest study on AI analysis of cardiac murmurs. Study investigators included collaborators from Northwestern Memorial Hospital, University of California San Francisco ...
5/10/2021 Eko's AI Analysis Algorithm Validated as a Clinical Tool for Detecting Heart Murmurs ... heart disease.Algorithm performance for detecting murmurs was found to have sensitivity of 90.0% and specificity of 91.4%, when excluding grade 1 murmurs which are difficult to hear. The NIH-sponsored, multisite study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association was the largest study on AI analysis of cardiac murmurs. Study investigators included collaborators from Northwestern Memorial Hospital, University of California San Francisco Medical Center, Los Alamitos Cardiology ...
4/26/2021 Should More Women Be Taking Estrogen? Recent Data Says Yes. Forbes ... heart disease, and treat other age-related problems. Estrogen also has the benefit of increasing sexual desire for women.This all came to a screeching halt in 2002, when the Women‚Aos Health Initiative published its first findings about the effect of estrogen and progestin. Although the initial results did show benefits for osteoporosis, the main finding, trumpeted loudly at the time by NIH and in various press releases, was ...
4/26/2021 Should women be taking estrogen to treat the effects of menopause? New research says yes. ... NIH and in various press releases, was that the combination therapy (both hormones) increased the risk of breast cancer. As the US Office on Women‚Aos Health says today on their website, the 2002 study found that ‚Auwomen taking combination (estrogen and progestin) hormone therapy for menopause symptoms had an increased risk for breast cancer, heart disease, stroke, blood clots, and urinary incontinence. Although women using combined hormone therapy had ...
4/21/2021 Heart attack: Three proven ways to lower your risk of the life-threatening condition MSN ... heart disease than those who are younger. Regardless, there are three proven ways to lower your risk of a heart attack . The National Institute of Health (NIH) highlight the importance of stress management. "Stress is linked to heart disease in many ways," said the NIH, adding that extreme stress can be a "trigger" for a heart attack. Not only does stress increase a person's blood pressure, if it's managed in ...
4/15/2021 Senators introduce legislation to mirror Carol Barr Act ... heart disease condition. - Advertisement - Each year, approximately 25,000 Americans, lose their lives from valvular heart disease. The CAROL Act would direct the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to create grants or contracts for research on valvular heart disease and instruct the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to raise public awareness of valvular heart disease. ‚AuThe CAROL Act is a fitting tribute to a wonderful Kentuckian. It embodies Carol ...
4/5/2021 Good sleep for good health: Get the rest you need ... heart disease and stroke to obesity and dementia.There‚Aos more to good sleep than just the hours spent in bed, says Dr. Marishka Brown, a sleep expert at NIH.‚AuHealthy sleep encompasses three major things,‚Au she explains. ‚AuOne is how much sleep you get. Another is sleep quality‚Aithat you get uninterrupted and refreshing sleep. The last is a consistent sleep schedule.‚AuPeople who work the night ...
3/25/2021 Black Smokers Face Higher CHD Risk Physicians Weekly ... than 2-fold higher for smokers versus non-smokersBlack patients who smoke are twice as likely to develop coronary heart disease (CHD) compared to patients who don‚Aot, according to results from an analysis ... and CHD for this population, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) noted in a press release. The study was led by Adebamike A. Oshunbade, MD, MPH, of the Department of Medicine at the University of ...
3/23/2021 African Americans who smoke seem at higher risk of coronary heart disease | National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Institutes of Health Tuesday, March 23, 2021 African Americans who smoke seem at higher risk of coronary heart diseaseAfrican Americans who smoke appear to have more than twice this risk of developing coronary heart disease compared to ... public health, and saves lives. For more information, visit http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov . Study‚AaOshunbade, A. et al. Cigarette Smoking, Incident Coronary Heart Disease and Coronary Artery Calcification in African Americans: The Jackson Heart Study . Journal of ...
3/22/2021 Demystifying Medicine - Diversity and Disease in the Genomic Era National Institutes of Health Description: Demystifying Medicine Lecture SeriesAmericans of African descent are at higher risk of diabetes and heart disease compared to Americans from other ethnic backgrounds. The reasons are complicated, an intricate mix of social and genetic ... recruit thousands of Washington, D.C.-area African American to the NIH Clinical Center for clinical evaluation and research testing, a project called GENE-FORECAST√C≈Ω. This resource aims to test the hypothesis that race ...
3/10/2021 Researchers develop guidelines for reporting polygenic risk scores by NIH/National Human Genome Research Institute Research studies use polygenic risk scores to determine a person's inherited risk for certain diseases, but clinicians calculate these scores inconsistently. Credit: Harry Wedel, NHGRIScientists and healthcare providers are beginning to use a new approach for assessing a person's inherited risk for diseases like Type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease and breast cancer, which involves calculating a polygenic risk score . The score ...
3/10/2021 Researchers develop guidelines for reporting polygenic risk scores ... scores Researchers hope the new approach will be used as a framework for publishing studies on polygenic risk scores Date: NIH/National Human Genome Research Institute Summary: Scientists and healthcare providers are beginning to use ... person's inherited risk for diseases like Type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease and breast cancer, which involves calculating a polygenic risk score. The score provides an estimate of an individual's risk for specific diseases, based ...
3/10/2021 NIH researchers develop guidelines for reporting polygenic risk scores National Institutes of Health NIH researchers develop guidelines for reporting polygenic risk scores Researchers hope the new approach will be used as a framework for publishing studies on polygenic risk scores. .Scientists and healthcare providers are beginning to use a new approach for assessing a person's inherited risk for diseases like Type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease and breast cancer, which involves calculating a polygenic risk score . The score provides an estimate of an ...
3/4/2021 NIH Halts Trial of Convalescent Plasma for Mild COVID-19 Physicians Weekly NIH Halts Trial of Convalescent Plasma for Mild COVID-19 A clinical trial evaluating the use of convalescent plasma in patients with mild-to-moderate COVID-19 symptoms has been halted because the treatment did ... severe COVID-19, such as obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, or chronic lung disease. But when they arrived at the emergency department, none were sick enough to be hospitalized.Study participants received either ...
3/4/2021 NIH Halts Trial of Convalescent Plasma for Mild COVID-19 Physicians Weekly NIH Halts Trial of Convalescent Plasma for Mild COVID-19 A clinical trial evaluating the use of convalescent plasma in patients with mild-to-moderate COVID-19 symptoms has been halted because the treatment did ... severe COVID-19, such as obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, or chronic lung disease. But when they arrived at the emergency department, none were sick enough to be hospitalized.Study participants received either ...
3/4/2021 Fauna Bio Awarded Grant from National Institute of Health to Find New Treatments for Human Diseases by Studying the Genes of Animals | Markets Insider Business Insider ... treat human diseases by studying the genetic makeup of other animals. The R41 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) leverages comparative genomics to identify new targets in the drug discovery process. Fauna Bio's ... for conditions ranging from cancer to Alzheimer's to obesity and heart disease -- based on human data struggle to find new, unique, and potentially more successful targets. NHGRI supported efforts to successfully sequence the entire human ...
3/4/2021 Small Biz Grant Funds Hibernating Animal Drug Discovery Small Biz Grant Funds Hibernating Animal Drug Discovery By Alan, on March 4th, 2021 (Becca, Unsplash, https://unsplash.com/photos/_r6w0R6SueQ)4 Mar. 2021. A company identifying drug targets from genetic processes in hibernating animals is receiving an NIH grant to advance its technology for heart disease. Fauna Bio , a three year-old enterprise in Berkeley, California, is receiving a one-year $373,434 award from National Human Genome Research Institute, or ...
3/3/2021 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Updates ‚Äì March 2021 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Updates ‚Ai March 2021 Posted on NIH . 2 March, 2021The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is our nation‚Aos medical research agency. Its mission focuses on scientific discoveries ... Recent NIH Research Designer Drug Uses Double Whammy to Fight Heart DiseaseTen years ago, a young woman from Chicago came to the National Institutes of Health with a rare genetic condition. A mutation in ...
2/21/2021 Not recognizing sex and gender differences can adversely affect patients ... except those of the reproductive organs. Some differences were recognized: For example, observational data showed that women, on average, developed heart disease about 10 years later than men. However, this concept made some health professionals ... not always disaggregated for analysis. In January 2016, a new NIH policy went into effect. This policy required consideration of sex as a biological variable in preclinical and clinical research funded by the NIH.Despite ...
2/9/2021 Low-fat diet compared to low-carb diet National Institutes of Health ... NIHThe amount and types of food available to the average person have changed over time. These changes are believed to contribute to the rise in obesity by promoting increased calorie intake. Excess weight can cause various health problems, including diabetes, heart disease, and stroke.There has been a great deal of debate over what aspects of our food have promoted obesity. High carbohydrates are believed to result in large ...
2/1/2021 Nighttime Light Exposure May Be a Risk Factor for Pancreatic Cancer ... heart disease, diabetes, and obesity. Diabetes and obesity are both independent risk factors for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC).In this study, investigators aimed to evaluate the relationship between LAN exposure and PDAC rates in a large epidemiological study. The team utilized data from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)-AARP Diet and Health study, a collection of dietary and lifestyle data from more than 460,000 participants in the United States ...
1/27/2021 Vascular Decalcification as Heart Disease Treatment Examined in $1.8 Million NIH Grant News Cardiovascular Clinical Studies January 27, 2021 Vascular Decalcification as Heart Disease Treatment Examined in $1.8 Million NIH GrantNew York Tech research team uses computational models to map the blood flow impact of increased calcificationHeavily calcified coronary arteries seen on a CT scan of the heart. Research at the New York Institute of Technology will create blood flow modeling to show the impact of calcium in arteries as ...