Latest National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Stories

2011-02-03 13:49:59

Clinical researchers at the National Institutes of Health's Undiagnosed Diseases Program (UDP) have identified the genetic cause of a rare and debilitating vascular disorder not previously explained in the medical literature.

2011-02-02 16:36:00

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) announced the 2011 Heart Truth® Community Action Program grant recipients.

2011-02-02 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Diet Coke and Heidi Klum joined forces on February 1 to raise awareness and funds for women's heart health education and research.

2011-01-27 07:17:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Belk customers will be seeing - and wearing - red this February in support of American Heart Month as part of a new partnership with The Heart Truth®.

2011-01-25 10:34:56

In a review of earlier studies, researchers at National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) found that the drug, a diuretic, or “water pill,” called hydrochlorothiazide, lowered blood pressure by only about half as much as common alternatives such as beta blockers and ACE inhibitors.

2011-01-24 06:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center and the University of Pittsburgh have been awarded $13.3 million to explore the potential benefits of heart devices for the large and growing group of Americans with heart failure.

2011-01-20 00:00:48

Strap on Your Most Shocking Scarlet Skyscraper Pumps, Platforms and Sandals to Raise Awareness for Heart Disease and Benefit Boca Raton Regional Hospital Boca Raton, FL (Vocus/PRWEB) January 18, 2011 Town Center at Boca Raton is inviting the public to kick up its hottest, highest designer red heels in celebration of the arrival of the Red Stiletto Strut and South Florida debut of The Heart Truth® Red Dress Tour on February 25 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

2010-09-24 10:39:00

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Popular morning talk show LIVE! with Regis and Kelly hosted the 2010 edition of the show's High Heel-a-thon, Wednesday morning in New York's Central Park.

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