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2010-06-25 15:55:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health, announced June 21st that it will fund nine research grants to improve the safety of red blood cell transfusions. Wake Forest University Professor of Physics Daniel Kim-Shapiro and a collaborator at the University of Pittsburgh have been awarded a $2.8 million, four-year grant to study why the quality of stored blood degrades over time and to...

2010-06-04 14:17:05

Experimental Approach Seems no Better Than Standard Treatment.

2010-05-27 13:50:14

Pediatric Heart Network study is largest clinical trial of treatment of patients with congenital heart disease.

2010-05-19 08:15:00

INDIANAPOLIS, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, has teamed up with Diet Coke to offer the Simon From the Heart Giftcard.

2010-05-12 09:02:38

Adults who have mild sickle cell disease scored lower on brain function tests when compared to healthy participants, suggesting the blood disease may impact the brain more than previously realized.

2010-05-04 12:20:16

Rush Center for Urban Health Equity will focus on disparities in heart and lung disease.

2010-04-08 12:43:21

Obstructive sleep apnea is associated with an increased risk of stroke in middle-aged and older adults, especially men.

2010-03-09 09:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The DNA Medicine Institute, a commercial organization focused on advancing human health through innovation, today announced that it has been awarded a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

2010-02-09 09:29:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- National Heart Failure Awareness Week is set for February 14-20.


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