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Infertility treatments do not appear to contribute to developmental delays in children

Mon, 2016-01-04 16:00
NIH researchers find no risk by age 3 from in vitro fertilization, other widespread treatments.

New NIH-funded memory drug moves into Phase 1 clinical study

Wed, 2015-12-30 16:15
Collaboration between NIH and Tetra Discovery Partners leads to development of treatment that may affect cognition.

Speeding up brain’s waste disposal may slow down neurodegenerative diseases

Mon, 2015-12-21 16:00
NIH-funded mouse study identifies therapeutic target for clearing out toxic proteins damaged during neurodegenerative disorders.

International study reveals new genetic clues to age-related macular degeneration

Mon, 2015-12-21 16:00
NIH-funded research provides framework for future studies of AMD biology, therapy.

Scientists manipulate consciousness in rats

Fri, 2015-12-18 13:15
NIH-funded study may guide deep brain stimulation therapies used for neurological disorders.

NIH unveils FY2016–2020 Strategic Plan

Wed, 2015-12-16 15:00
Detailed plan sets course for advancing scientific discoveries and human health.

Poverty may slightly increase childhood risk of neurological impairment, NIH study suggests

Wed, 2015-12-16 14:15
Children from low income environments appear to have a higher risk of neurological impairment.

Drug use trends remain stable or decline among teens

Wed, 2015-12-16 13:15
NIH’s 2015 Monitoring the Future survey shows long term decline in illicit drug use, prescription opioid abuse, cigarette and alcohol use among the nation’s youth.

Biomarkers outperform symptoms in parsing psychosis subgroups

Tue, 2015-12-08 13:15
Multiple biological pathways lead to similar symptoms – NIH-funded study.

Researchers investigate how a developing brain is assembled

Mon, 2015-12-07 15:15
NIH 3-D software tracks worm embryo’s brain development.

Link between congenital heart disease and neurodevelopment issues in children found

Thu, 2015-12-03 20:15
NIH-funded study yields potential opportunity for early identification of at-risk youth.

NIH to convene workshop on Total Worker Health — What’s Work Got to Do With It?

Thu, 2015-12-03 13:15
This workshop is free and open to the public.

NIH funds development of robots to improve health, quality of life

Wed, 2015-12-02 07:30
Robots to help visually impaired identify and grasp objects, increase mobility in elderly, and promote curiosity and determination in children.

NIH Statement on World AIDS Day 2015

Tue, 2015-12-01 14:30
Follow the science to fast-track the end of AIDS.

DNA repair factor linked to breast cancer may also play a role in Alzheimer’s disease

Mon, 2015-11-30 10:00
NIH-funded research suggests deficient DNA repair may lead to dementia.

Male and female drinking patterns becoming more alike in the US

Mon, 2015-11-23 14:00
Males still consume more alcohol, but the differences between men and women are diminishing.

NIH-led effort details global brain disorders research agenda in Nature supplement

Wed, 2015-11-18 18:00
More than 40 scientists collaborated to produce nine review articles that detail research priorities for different aspects of brain disorders in low- and middle-income countries.

NIH supports new studies to find Alzheimer’s biomarkers in Down syndrome

Wed, 2015-11-18 17:00
Groundbreaking initiative will track dementia onset, progress in Down syndrome volunteers.

10 percent of US adults have drug use disorder at some point in their lives

Wed, 2015-11-18 16:00
75 percent report not receiving any form of treatment.

NIH-supported NeuroBioBank joins Autism BrainNet in brain donation initiative

Tue, 2015-11-17 19:45
Public-private partnership aims to increase quality and quantity of brain tissue for autism research.



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