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NHLBI Asthma Clinical Research Networks and ALA ACRC Network to present at ATS 2007

ATS 2007, SAN FRANCISCOResearchers studying inhaled steroids and children with asthma, as well as asthma and obesity, will present new findings from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Asthma Clinical Research Networks at the American Thoracic Society 2007 International Conference in San Francisco on Wednesday, May 23rd. The session will take place from noon to 1 pm in room 131...

NHLBI awards 12 Women's Health Initiative contracts

WHAT: The Women's Health Initiative (WHI) embarks on its next phase of research with 12 new contracts awarded last week by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health. The studies will help explain the postmenopausal hormone therapy and other clinical trial findings and will investigate the impact of genetic and biological markers on common diseases affect...

NHLBI and NIH statements on totally implanted permanent artificial heart

... Today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first totally implanted artificial heart for patients with advanced heart failure in both of the heart's pumping chambers. The device is intended for patients who are not eligible for a heart transplant and whose life expectancy without the device is only a month. Heart failure is a serious condition in which the heart is unable to p...

NHLBI offers complete guide to physical activity for a healthy heart

... "Your Guide to Physical Activity and Your Heart" presents comprehensive and easy-to-understand information on the impact of physical activity on your heart, as well as the power of phy...

NHLBI media availability: Low-fat dietary pattern and weight change

Results of the first study on the long-term effects of a dietary pattern low in fat and high in carbohydrates suggest that a low-fat eating pattern does not lead to weight gain. ...... The new Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study examined the relationships between weight changes in postmenopausal women and specific changes in types of food eaten. Women in the intervention group were counseled...

NHLBI research highlights at American Heart Association's scientific sessions

At this year's American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions in Dallas, scientists supported by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health will present the latest research findings, including studies on women and heart disease, the extent of metabolic syndrome among African Americans in the Jackson Heart Study, and the impact of sodium reduction...

MGH named by NHLBI as Specialized Center for Cell-Based Therapy for Heart, Lung and Blood Diseases

Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) is one of three U.S. academic medical centers to receive grants under a National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) program supporting research into cell-based therapies. The new Specialized Centers for Cell-Based Therapy for Heart, Lung and Blood Diseases also being established at Baylor College of Medicine and Johns Hopkins University will incorporat...

New NHLBI-sponsored study shows programs can teach children to eat healthier

Parents, take heart: You can teach your child to eat healthier. A study of preadolescent children found that those who attended a behaviorally oriented nutrition education program and were taught to follow a diet low in saturated fat and dietary cholesterol adopted significantly better dietary habits over several years compared to their peers who received only general nutritional information. ....
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