National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute


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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

 (NHLBI)
an institute of the national institutes of health whose mission is to provide leadership for a national program in diseases of the heart, blood vessels, lungs, and blood, as well as of blood resources and sleep disorders. It also has administrative responsibility for the NIH Women's Health Initiative.

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute,

n.pr established in 1948, this division of the National Institutes of Health is responsible for research and education on cardiovascular, pulmonary, systemic diseases, and sleep disorders.
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Longevity Biotech Inc, a biopharmaceutical company that develops therapeutic drug candidates, has received a USD225,000 Phase I SBIR Contract from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, a division of the National Institutes of Health, for the development of the 5A apoA-I mimetic peptide program intended for the treatment of severe asthma, it was reported yesterday.
US Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
National Asthma Education Program, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Information Center, P.
A 12-year study of HRT by the Women's Health Initiative is part of a larger 15-year clinical study of women's health sponsored by the National Institutes of Health and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
Meanwhile, the Joint National Committee on Hypertension (JNC), an advisory body of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, has declined to endorse limiting diets to 2,400 mg of sodium.
Three of every four women with high blood pressure know they have it, yet fewer than one in three keep it under control, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, one of the 18 institutes that comprise the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md.
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, part of NIH, carries out research and provides educational information on heart disease, stroke, and other related topics.
New data from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health, shows that the number of women who die from heart disease has shifted from one in three women to one in four - a decrease of nearly 17,000 deaths from 2003 to 2004.
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health, is awarding $65 million to renew its Programs for Nanotechnology Research to help researchers develop tools based on materials designed at the molecular level to detect and deliver treatments for heart, lung, and blood diseases.
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) recommends that persons at risk for COPD who have cough, sputum production, or shortness of breath should be tested for the disease using spirometry, a simple breathing test for assessing lung function (3).
gov; Cristina Rabadan-Diehl, Division of Heart and Vascular Diseases, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Rockledge II, Room 10186, 6701 Rockiedge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA, 301-435-0550, fax: 301-480-2858, e-mail: cr225k@nih.
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