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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Single gene change increases mouse lifespan by 20 percent

By lowering the expression of a single gene, researchers at the National Institutes of Health have extended the average lifespan of a group of mice by about 20 percent—the equivalent of raising the average human lifespan ...

Aug 29, 2013
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Major cancer protein amplifies global gene expression

Scientists may have discovered why a protein called MYC can provoke a variety of cancers. Like many proteins associated with cancer, MYC helps regulate cell growth. A study carried out by researchers at the National Institutes ...

Sep 27, 2012
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