NHLBI


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NHLBINational Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (US NIH; Bethesda, MD)
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No child should ever suffer a stroke, which is why it was so important for the NHLBI to support the TWiTCH trial," said Gary Gibbons, MD, director of the NHLBI.
What to do: "Patients who were not in the AIM-HIGH trial should not stop taking high-dose, extended-release niacin without talking to their doctor first," said NHLBI acting director Susan Shurin.
These results have led to the start of a phase II study with ATIR by the NHLBI.
NHLBI has also joined forces with the COPD Foundation and will offer information and spirometry screening to at-risk patients around the country this year.
1 billion dollars (American Lung Association 2005; NHLBI 2004).
Do Well" campaign, For more information log onto the NHLBI Sleep Web Site at http://www.
He will work closely with NHLBI scientific, medical, and technology transfer staff members to identify, evaluate, and support the advancement of early-stage biomedical technologies within the NHLBI mission to practical application and public benefit.
The Specialized Centers for Cell-Based Therapy for Heart, Lung and Blood Diseases will involve both basic and clinical research but is heavily focused on clinical applications, NHLBI said in a press release.
gov; Ruth Johnsson Hegyeli, Office of the Director, NHLBI, NIH, 31 Center Dr, Rm 4A07, Bethesda, MD 20892-2490 USA, 301-496-5375, fax: 301-496-2734, e-mail: hegyelir@ nih.
While crediting the trial data as interesting and strong, these critics argue that the study's authors and NHLBI are suggesting benefits beyond what the data can support.
Whereas earlier estimates put the number of people with MVP at 5 to 35 percent of the population, the new NHLBI study showed the number is closer to 2 percent.