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Prevalence of Marijuana Use Among U.S. Adults Doubles Over Past Decade

Wed, 2015-10-21 11:32
Surveys show 9.5 percent of Americans use marijuana; 30 percent of users meet criteria for a disorder.

Study in mice shows how brain ignores distractions

Wed, 2015-10-21 11:10
NIH-supported scientists map out circuitry that may be involved in autism, ADHD, and schizophrenia.

Program for parents helps sustain learning gains in kids from Head Start to kindergarten

Tue, 2015-10-20 07:15
NIH-funded study shows involving parents sets the stage for later academic success.

Team-based treatment is better for first episode psychosis

Tue, 2015-10-20 07:15
NIH-funded study shows early intervention has best outcomes.

New prize competition seeks innovative ideas to advance open science

Tue, 2015-10-20 07:00
Applicants asked to develop new products or services to harness the power of “big data” to improve health.

Nuclear transport problems linked to ALS and FTD

Fri, 2015-10-16 14:12
NIH-supported studies point to potential new target for treating neurodegenerative diseases.

Scientists develop genetic blueprint of inner ear cell development

Thu, 2015-10-15 06:55
Two studies in mice use new technique to provide insight into cell development critical for hearing, balance.

NIH-funded researchers identify safe level to treat low blood sugar in newborns

Thu, 2015-10-15 06:15
Findings reinforce current treatment guidelines for hypoglycemia.

Gene therapy staves off blindness from retinitis pigmentosa in canine model

Tue, 2015-10-13 11:17
NIH-funded study suggests therapeutic window may extend to later-stage disease.

US and Canada partner to invest $21 million for research hubs in developing countries

Thu, 2015-10-08 12:08
Hubs will address environmental and occupational health issues.

New NIH breast cancer research to focus on prevention

Thu, 2015-10-08 08:21
Researchers expand the study of risk factors that precede breast cancer.

NIH Grantees Win 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Wed, 2015-10-07 11:38
The 2015 Nobel Prize in chemistry has been awarded to National Institutes of Health grantees Paul Modrich, Ph.D. and Aziz Sancar, Ph.D.

National Institute of Nursing Research commemorates 30th anniversary with “Advancing Science, Improving Lives” scientific symposium

Wed, 2015-10-07 08:17
Speakers include top nursing and biobehavioral science researchers, notable scientists, and health care leaders.

International diabetes research knowledge portal opens to public, scientists

Wed, 2015-10-07 07:00
Accelerating Medicines Partnership expands reach, potential of type 2 diabetes engine.

NIH recruits five Lasker Clinical Research Scholars

Tue, 2015-10-06 08:50
This highly competitive program provides talented, early-stage researchers the opportunity to carry out independent clinical and translational research.

NIH announces Common Fund 2015 High-Risk, High-Reward Research awardees

Tue, 2015-10-06 08:00
NIH to fund 78 awards to support highly innovative biomedical research.

Scientists test new gene therapy for vision loss from a mitochondrial disease

Mon, 2015-10-05 13:28
NIH-funded study shows success in targeting mitochondrial DNA in mice.

NIH Common Fund launches four programs designed to take aim at gaps in biomedical research

Mon, 2015-10-05 08:00
New awards support emerging issues in cutting-edge biomedical research fields.

NIH invests $85 million for BRAIN Initiative research

Thu, 2015-10-01 11:58
New round of projects for visualizing the brain in action.

Translational research focus of NIDA organizational shift

Thu, 2015-10-01 08:00
Changes take effect on October 1, 2015.

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