June 10, 2009
NHLBI Funds Research and Training Centers Aimed at Prevention and Treatment of Chronic Diseases in Developing Countries and Collaborates with UnitedHealth Group's Chronic Disease Initiative
A worldwide network of research and training centers will build institutional and community capacity to prevent and control chronic diseases, announced the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), one of the National Institutes of Health. The NHLBI is awarding 10 contracts totaling more than $34 million in this effort.
April 25, 2001
NHLBI Creates Community Partnership to Eliminate Disparities in Cardiovascular Health
To ensure that science-based information about cardiovascular disease (CVD) reaches people in low-income and minority communities, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) at the National Institutes of Health today announced a partnership with six community-based organizations.
September 1, 1999
Diabetes Mellitus: A Major Risk Factor for Cardiovascular Disease
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have collaborated with three leading private health organizations on a major public health statement to alert physicians, patients, and the general public to the increasing significance of diabetes mellitus as a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease.