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.
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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.
Similarly, the sickle cell anemia page from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) is a good example of a targeted Web site for a disease that is seen primarily in the African American community (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, n.d.).
Fruit and vegetable consumption and LDL cholesterol: the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Family Heart Study.
A study from National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's (NHLBI) Framingham Heart Study, reported in the July 1, 1999 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine, indicated that MVP is less common and less serious than previously thought.
Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Information Center, P.O.
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. Results from a long-term study by the Women's International Study of Long Duration cestrogen after Menopause, known as WISDOM, which is being coordinated by the London-based Medical Research Council, are expected in 2012.
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.
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.
M2 EQUITYBITES-March 31, 2014-Pulmokine receives contract from National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health, has stopped one arm of a three arm multi-center, clinical trial studying treatments for the lung-scarring disease idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) for safety concerns.
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).
Contact: Karen Teff, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Disease Democracy II, Room 734, 6707 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA, 301-451-7335, fax: 301-480-0475, e-mail: kt216q@.nih.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.gov; Cindy Davis, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Boulevard, EPN Room 3159, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA, Rockville, MD 20852 USA (express/courier service), 301-594-9692, fax: 301-480-3925, e-mail: davisci@mail.nih.gov.
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