NHLBI in the News
ASN Kidney News
NHLBI work spans heart, kidney careThis question and answer piece (starting on page 14) features NHLBI director Dr. Gary H. Gibbons discussing the intersection between research in cardiovascular disease and kidney disease.
Apollo Ohno: Breathing easierApolo Anton Ohno, winner of eight Winter Olympic medals for short-track speedskating, had to first overcome exercise-induced bronchospasm (EIB). The condition is a temporary narrowing of the airways during or after exercise.
Leah McGrath GoodmanFor all the stock market gains, denizens of the financial industry say they are more stressed than ever – and their hearts are giving out. "There are data from both nonhuman primates and humans showing that chronic stress is associated with about a 40 percent increase in the occurrence of coronary heart disease and coronary events," said Catherine Stoney, of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md..