NIH/National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLNI) is funded through the National Institutes of Health and is located in Bethesda, Maryland. NHLBI's scope is immense and includes divisions related to lung, cardiovascular, blood diseases, prevention and basic research. Also included are demographics, global health issues and administrative assistance for women's health. The goal is to improve education, support research, train physicians and provide resources to university based labs. NHLNI publishes news, journals and conducts symposiums and patient help resources. NHLBI welcomes all inquiries.

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P.O. Box 30105
Bethesda, MD 20824-0105
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Study finds new possible risk factor of heart disease

Abnormal heart rate turbulence is associated with an increased risk of heart disease death in otherwise low-risk older individuals, according to a study funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part ...

dateFeb 15, 2011 in Health
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Sleep apnea tied to increased risk of stroke

Obstructive sleep apnea is associated with an increased risk of stroke in middle-aged and older adults, especially men, according to new results from a landmark study supported by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute ...

dateApr 08, 2010 in Sleep apnea
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NHLBI publishes new heart healthy cookbook

The health of your heart has a lot to do with the foods you eat. To help busy people and families shop for, prepare, and serve healthy meals, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes ...

dateNov 10, 2009 in Health
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Researchers sequence exomes of 12 people (w/ Video)

In a pioneering effort that generated massive amounts of DNA sequence data from 12 people, a team supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has demonstrated the feasibility and value of a new strategy for identifying ...

dateAug 16, 2009 in Genetics
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