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Role of key protein found in long-term complications from traumatic brain injury

Mon, 2015-08-03 07:27
NIH-study shows protein found at higher levels in military members who have suffered multiple TBIs.

Crystal clear images uncover secrets of hormone receptors

Fri, 2015-07-31 13:32
NIH researchers gain better understanding of how neuropeptide hormones trigger chemical reactions in cells.

NIH Clinical Center awarded prestigious certification for electronic medical record system

Fri, 2015-07-31 07:36
Clinical Center the first federal hospital to achieve Stage 7 certification.

Paralyzed men move legs with new non-invasive spinal cord stimulation

Thu, 2015-07-30 15:18
After training, men move legs independently, without stimulation.

High-resolution 3D images reveal the muscle mitochondrial power grid

Thu, 2015-07-30 12:30
NIH mouse study overturns scientific ideas on energy distribution in muscle.

Dr. Peter Kilmarx appointed Deputy Director of Fogarty International Center

Thu, 2015-07-30 07:30
Kilmarx previously oversaw CDC efforts in Zimbabwe.

Many new mothers report no physician advice on infant sleep position, breastfeeding

Mon, 2015-07-27 09:30
NIH-funded survey finds consistent advice lacking on infant care recommendations.

Rwanda’s Health Minister to deliver global health lecture at NIH

Mon, 2015-07-27 08:55
Agnes Binagwaho, M.D., Ph.D., will visit the National Institutes of Health on Wednesday, July 29, 2015.

Researchers identify protein in mice that helps prepare for healthy egg-sperm union

Mon, 2015-07-27 07:15
The protein is also being looked at as a therapeutic target for hypertension and other heart ailments.

Young South African women can adhere to daily PrEP regimen as HIV prevention

Tue, 2015-07-21 13:39
NIH-funded study finds men in Bangkok, Harlem also successful in taking daily dose.

Early antiretroviral therapy prevents non-AIDS outcomes in HIV-infected people

Mon, 2015-07-20 14:45
NIH-supported findings illustrate manifold benefit of therapy.

HIV control through treatment durably prevents heterosexual transmission of virus

Mon, 2015-07-20 11:15
NIH-funded trial proves suppressive antiretroviral therapy for HIV-infected people effective in protecting uninfected partners.

NIH study identifies gene variant linked to compulsive drinking

Mon, 2015-07-20 10:46
Scientists find mice carrying gene variant consume excessive amounts of alcohol, despite negative consequences.

NIH joins public-private partnership to fund research on autism biomarkers

Mon, 2015-07-20 10:28
Biomarkers Consortium project to improve tools for measuring and treating social impairment in children with autism.

Study shows promise of precision medicine for most common type of lymphoma

Mon, 2015-07-20 10:00
Lymphomas are caused by an abnormal proliferation of white blood cells and can occur at any age.

NIH Body Weight Planner added to USDA SuperTracker food and activity tool

Mon, 2015-07-20 09:38
Science-based technology provides users greater customizing to help reach and sustain a healthy weight.

Futuristic brain probe allows for wireless control of neurons

Thu, 2015-07-16 13:06
NIH-funded scientists developed an ultra-thin, minimally invasive device for controlling brain cells with drugs and light.

New NIH brochure highlights the value of palliative care for children living with serious illnesses

Mon, 2015-07-13 10:15
The National Institute of Nursing Research releases the publication as part of their Palliative Care: Conversations Matter campaign.

White House Conference on Aging showcases physical activity through Go4Life Month

Mon, 2015-07-13 09:51
Campaign asks seniors to “Be Active Every Day!”.

Federal report shows drop in preterm birth rate

Fri, 2015-07-10 07:36
Annual statistics compilation also shows increase in adolescent depression.

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