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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.

2009-11-02 09:44:03

Awareness of COPD—chronic obstructive pulmonary disease—continues to grow in the United States, according to national survey results released today by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health.

2009-10-07 09:00:00

National Jewish Health, University of Colorado Denver, University of Pittsburgh, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Boston University in joint NHLBI project DENVER, Oct.

2009-09-29 10:06:25

In this week's PLoS Medicine, Liza Dawson (National Institutes of Health) and colleagues discuss the scientific and ethical issues associated with choosing clinical trial designs when there is no consensus on what constitutes usual care.

2009-09-14 07:00:00

BOSTON, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Heart Failure Society of America's (HFSA) 13th Annual Scientific Meeting convened Sunday, September 13, 2009 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston.

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2009-07-28 16:40:00

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) said on Tuesday it had halted a trial of the drug sildenafil for patients with sickle cell disease, saying the drug caused serious medical problems.

2009-07-28 15:05:30

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health has stopped a clinical trial testing a drug treatment for pulmonary hypertension in adults with sickle cell disease nearly one year early due to safety concerns.

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2009-07-17 09:00:19

A team led by researchers from the National Institutes of Health today reported the discovery of five genetic variants related to blood pressure in African-Americans, findings that may provide new clues to treating and preventing hypertension.

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2009-06-16 15:12:27

Members of six of the world’s largest health agencies have agreed to work together to combat mankind’s deadliest diseases.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.