NHLBI in the News
5 days to #AsthmaAwareness ThunderclapMore than 25 million
individuals have asthma. On May 6, sign up to join the NHLBI in
a social media Thunderclap to raise Asthma Awareness as part
of World Asthma Day.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Women's Health Initiative conference draws researchers from around the U.S.Diane Mapes
More than 100 researchers from around the country will gather
at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Thursday and
Friday for the Annual Women's Health Initiative Investigator
meeting. Fred Hutch is the coordinating center for the WHI,
which currently involves 10 regional research centers nationwide.
The Columbus Dispatch
Abnormal heartbeat condition linked to cognitive decline
It has been credited with preventing thousands of cases of
breast cancer. It has confounded medical experts on everything
from diet to hormone therapy.But the NHLBI-supported Women's
Health Initiative also has cut through some of the clutter of
smaller medical studies that offer contradictory conclusions
about what's best for women's health.
UGA awarded $3.15 million to improve chronic disease management in the workplace
Researchers in the University of Georgia College of Public
Health received a five-year, $3.15 million grant from the
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National
Institutes of Health aimed at improving opportunities for
individuals to better manage their chronic illness in the workplace.