Latest National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Stories

2010-02-04 08:00:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Diet Coke and Heidi Klum are joining forces once again. For the third consecutive year Diet Coke is partnering with Klum and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) in a national heart health awareness campaign called The Heart Truth.

2010-01-20 18:25:17

Sponsored by the NHLBI, study shows that COPD, even when mild, limits heart function.

2010-01-20 18:17:09

A common lung condition, COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) diminishes the heart's ability to pump effectively even when the disease has no or mild symptoms, according to research published in the Jan. 21 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

2009-12-14 14:04:15

A new study involving data from more than 20,000 individuals has uncovered several DNA sequences linked to impaired pulmonary function.

2009-12-11 19:35:16

A modified blood adult stem-cell transplant regimen has effectively reversed sickle cell disease in 9 of 10 adults who had been severely affected by the disease

2009-12-11 04:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Gwathmey, Inc., a pre-clinical contract research organization and biotechnology company specializing in cancer, staph aureus, and cardiovascular disease announces a new CEO.

2009-12-06 09:17:33

A new study by researchers from the Medical College of Wisconsin, in Milwaukee, found a substantial variation in hydroxyurea utilization for pain and other sickle cell disease complications in children.

2009-12-02 06:00:00

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (PTC) today announced the receipt of a $1 million Challenge Grant award from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) as part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

2009-11-06 13:51:38

Different CPR durations found equally successful; CPR device does not add benefit.

2009-11-05 09:14:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Sarah Temple, Senior Vice President of Social Marketing Practice, Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide, was named the 2009 "Washington PR Woman of the Year" by Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) at its awards ceremony.

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