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Awareness of COPDâ€”chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseâ€”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.
National Jewish Health, University of Colorado Denver, University of Pittsburgh, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Boston University in joint NHLBI project DENVER, Oct.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Members of six of the worldâ€™s largest health agencies have agreed to work together to combat mankindâ€™s deadliest diseases.
SANTA CRUZ, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Six prestigious members of the National Institutes of Health have joined Bio Career Center (www.BioCareerCenter.com), the nation's leading online jobs board and careers site for life science professionals. The NIH has the highest number of post-doctoral professionals at any scientific institute in the country.
Government investigators are again turning to heart attack survivors, enrolling them in a controversial new study of an alternative treatment of high dose vitamin supplements and chelation, a lead poisoning treatment that has not been proven safe or effective for heart disease.
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