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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Your Asthma Can Be Controlled: Expect Nothing Less" (Patient Education Pamphlet) National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.
The American Heart Association, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute suggest ways families can make small changes that make a big difference in their health:
In addition, there will be an External Scientific Panel, advisory to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) that will evaluate the progress of the Clinical Proteomics Programs.
In May, the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute - a division of the National Institutes of Health - released a new set of clinical guidelines for the prevention, detection and treatment of high blood pressure.
The number of people in the United States taking cholesterol-lowering drugs will nearly triple in coming years to roughly 36 million if physicians adhere to new guidelines issued by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) in Bethesda, Md.
These messages contradict the advice of every major health authority, including the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, the National Academy of Sciences, the American Heart Association, and the USDA," CSPI charged.
The Heart Truth is a national awareness campaign sponsored by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health, U.
According to new guidelines set in 1998 by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (a branch of the National Institute of Health), 97 million American adults are now considered overweight or obese.
Unless you give dietary recommendations to everyone, you end up with a large number of people drifting into the high-risk group," explains Stephen Havas, an epidemiologist at the University of Maryland Medical School who served on the Expert Panel on Population Strategies for Blood Cholesterol Reduction of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI).
NASDAQ: ELMD) today announced that the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute division of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md.
On the other hand, renin may prove merely a maker--rather than the cause -- of heightened heart risk, warns Michael Horan, a cardiologist at the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute in Bethesda, Md.
5 million grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to support clinical trials for its BacTx([TM]) test for bacterial contamination of platelet units.
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