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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.

Advice for older people on staying safe in hot weather

Tue, 2015-07-07 11:41
Risk of heat-related health problems increases with age.

NIH-funded vaccine for West Nile virus enters human clinical trials

Mon, 2015-07-06 14:37
A clinical trial of a new investigational vaccine designed to protect against West Nile Virus infection will be sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).

In blinding eye disease, trash-collecting cells go awry, accelerate damage

Thu, 2015-07-02 08:51
NIH research points to microglia as potential therapeutic target in retinitis pigmentosa.

Boys more likely to have antipsychotics prescribed, regardless of age

Wed, 2015-07-01 10:00
NIH-funded study is the first look at antipsychotic prescriptions patterns in the U.S.

Umbilical cord ‘milking’ improves blood flow in preterm infants

Mon, 2015-06-29 07:35
For preemies delivered by C-section, technique increases blood pressure, finds NIH-funded study.

NIH begins clinical trial of new medication for alcohol use disorder

Thu, 2015-06-25 07:16
Study will assess the safety and efficacy of gabapentin enacarbil for treating moderate to severe AUD.

UPDATE: NIH provides interim corrective action plan for Clinical Center Pharmaceutical Development Section

Fri, 2015-06-19 14:56
Plan outlines aggressive timeline to achieve key milestones.

NIH Council of Councils Members named

Fri, 2015-06-19 07:17
New members will serve terms through October 2017.

Researchers design placenta-on-a-chip to better understand pregnancy

Thu, 2015-06-18 07:40
NIH team and colleagues believe microdevice may improve upon existing placenta models.

Study of Ebola survivors opens in Liberia

Wed, 2015-06-17 09:01
Trial to examine long-term health effects of Ebola virus disease.

Panel urges innovative biomedical research to improve diagnosis and treatment of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)

Tue, 2015-06-16 09:33
Panel calls for more research and more opportunities for new investigators to invigorate the field.

Microchip captures clusters of circulating tumor cells - NIH study

Thu, 2015-06-11 15:47
Development could yield important new insights into how cancer spreads.

Study may help Department of Veteran’s Affairs find patients with high risk of suicide

Thu, 2015-06-11 15:00
Scientists were able to identify small groups of VA patients with very high, predicted suicide risk.

NIH approves strategic vision to transform National Library of Medicine

Thu, 2015-06-11 12:15
Vision positions NLM as unifying force in biomedicine.

NIH Common Fund launches physical activity research program

Thu, 2015-06-11 11:00
Program aims to identify molecules that contribute to a variety of health benefits.

NIH Names Walter J. Koroshetz, M.D. Director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Thu, 2015-06-11 08:34
He has served as Acting Director of the NINDS since October, 2014.

Health Disparities in U.S. Still Persist According to Report

Fri, 2015-06-05 14:56
According the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH), significant disparities in the burden of disease and illness experienced by different groups persist.

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