FYI from the NHLBI Index

September 2001: Vol. 2, Issue 2


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Feature Articles

  • Message from the Director
  • Stem Cells: Scientific Progress and Future Directions
  • New Rules to Protect Patients' Privacy
  • Simple Steps to Reduce Your Heart Attack Risk

In the News

  • News from Capitol Hill
  • NHLBI Trial Shows Surgery Offers High Risk, Little Benefit, for Some Emphysema Sufferers
  • Hypertension Diet also Lowers Cholesterol
  • Recent Advances from the NHLBI
    • One More Reason to Achieve and Maintain a Healthy Weight
    • Researchers Identify Novel Approach for Predicting Pulmonary Complications from Sickle Cell Disease
    • Heart Muscle Regenerates After a Heart Attack
    • Researchers Uncover a Secret of Burning Fat
    • Identifying Ideal Candidates for Revascularization
    • Long-Acting Beta-Agonists not as Effective as Inhaled Corticosteroids in Treating Persistent Asthma

Events and Meetings

  • The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Advisory Council's June Meeting
  • Third Annual PIO Meeting Scheduled for February 2002
  • Upcoming Events

Research and Resources

  • Spotlight on Our Web Site
    • September is National Cholesterol Education Month
    • New Resources to Help Consumers Control Their Blood Pressure
  • New NHLBI Research Initiatives
  • Need More Information?

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