Nasogastric. Usually a tube to remove stomach content via a tube that is inserted in to the stomach via the nose.
The beta polypeptide chain of nerve growth factor.
Stands for National Human Genome Research Institute, one of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the U.S. NHGRI’s mission is to “support the NIH component of the Human Genome Project, a worldwide research effort designed to analyze the structure of human DNA and determine the location of the estimated 100,000 human genes. The NHGRI […]
Stands for the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, one of the National Institutes of Health in the U.S. The NHLBI’s mission is to “provide leadership for a national research program in diseases of the heart, blood vessels, lungs, and blood and in transfusion medicine through support of innovative basic, clinical, and population-based and health […]
- NIA (National Institute on Aging)
One of the US National Institutes of Health (NIH). The mission of the National Institute on Aging is to “lead a national program of research on the biomedical, social, and behavioral aspects of the aging process; the prevention of age-related diseases and disabilities; and the promotion of a better quality of life for all older […]
- NIAAA (Nat'l Inst. on Alcoh. Abuse and Alcoholism)
The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism is one of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the U.S. The mission of NIAAA is to “conduct research focused on improving the treatment and prevention of alcoholism and alcohol- related problems to reduce the enormous health, social, and economic consequences of this disease.”