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Clinical Trials at NHLBI

This database includes information about studies conducted at the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute at NIH in Bethesda, Maryland. In addition, links are provided to other related clinical trials that are underway throughout the United States.

Review Date: December 27, 2012

NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - NHLBI

Find a Pulmonary Hypertension Specialist

Find a clinic, hospital or medical center near you that specializes in pulmonary hypertension treatment.

Review Date: December 27, 2012

PHCentral

Pneumococcal Pneumonia

Pneumococcal pneumonia is a kind of pneumonia that can infect the upper respiratory tract and can spread to the blood, lungs, middle ear, or nervous system. Pneumococcal pneumonia mainly causes illness in children younger than 5 years old and adults 65 years of age or older.

Review Date: December 28, 2012

NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases – NIAID

What Is Pneumonia?

Pneumonia is an infection in one or both of the lungs. Many small germs, such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi, can cause pneumonia. The publication links to more information about the infection, including types, diagnosis, treatments, and prevention.

Review Date: December 28, 2012

NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - NHLBI

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