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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Twin Study

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Identifier:
First received: May 25, 2000
Last updated: March 15, 2016
Last verified: May 2000
To assess genetic effects on the variation of cardiovascular and pulmonary risk factors in a cohort of 514 pairs of white male veteran twins.

Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Lung Diseases
Diabetes Mellitus
Coronary Disease
Myocardial Ischemia

Study Type: Observational

Further study details as provided by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI):

Study Start Date: July 1969
Study Completion Date: November 1998
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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 100 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
No eligibility criteria
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00005124

Sponsors and Collaborators
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
OverallOfficial: Nemat Borhani
OverallOfficial: Dorit Carmelli
OverallOfficial: Margaret Chesney
OverallOfficial: Joe Christian
OverallOfficial: Gary Friedman
OverallOfficial: Marshall Greenberg
OverallOfficial: Clarence Grimm
OverallOfficial: Ray Rosenman
OverallOfficial: Makinodan Takashi
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Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00005124     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 903  R01HL051429 
Study First Received: May 25, 2000
Last Updated: March 15, 2016
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Lung Diseases
Coronary Disease
Coronary Artery Disease
Myocardial Ischemia
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Pathologic Processes
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Arterial Occlusive Diseases processed this record on October 21, 2016