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This National Kidney Month, help your children adopt healthy habits

Thu, 2016-03-10 21:00
NIH statement from Dr. Griffin P. Rodgers, Director, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

A child’s first eight years critical for substance abuse prevention

Wed, 2016-03-09 16:00
NIH releases summary of research on early childhood risk and protective factors.

Eye cells may use math to detect motion

Mon, 2016-03-07 08:15
NIH study reinforces theory for how neurons process information.

Benefits of peanut allergy prevention strategy persist after one-year peanut avoidance

Fri, 2016-03-04 21:00
NIH-funded study suggests early peanut consumption will offer lasting protection.

Marijuana use disorder is common and often untreated

Fri, 2016-03-04 16:00
Survey shows marijuana use disorder linked to substance use/mental disorders and disability.

NIEHS funds five early career researchers for innovative science

Tue, 2016-03-01 17:00
The highly competitive grant program started in 2006.

Christopher J. Lynch to direct Office of Nutrition Research

Tue, 2016-03-01 15:30
Lynch will facilitate nutrition research within across NIH.

Air pollution linked to higher risk of preterm birth for mothers with asthma

Tue, 2016-03-01 15:00
Early exposure may affect pregnancy outcomes, NIH study finds.

Eylea outperforms Avastin for diabetic macular edema with moderate or worse vision loss

Mon, 2016-02-29 14:15
NIH-funded clinical trial shows Eylea, Avastin, and Lucentis perform similarly when vision loss is mild.

NIH uses photon-counting CT scanner in patients for the first time

Wed, 2016-02-24 16:30
Technology may provide health care specialists with an enhanced look inside the body.

Vaginal ring provides partial protection from HIV in large multinational trial

Mon, 2016-02-22 22:30
NIH-funded study finds protective effect strongest in women over age 25.

Researchers find link between death of tumor-support cells and cancer metastasis

Fri, 2016-02-19 15:30
NIH-funded scientists find the lifespan of supportive cells in a tumor may control the spread of cancer.

NIH-supported trials test hormonal therapy in older men with low testosterone levels

Thu, 2016-02-18 16:30
Testosterone treatment improved sexual function, had smaller effect on walking, vitality.

Diabetes drug may prevent recurring strokes

Wed, 2016-02-17 20:30
NIH-funded global study suggests novel approach for preventing repeated cardiovascular events.

NIH Rare Disease Day event, on Leap Day (Feb. 29), will feature patients’ voices and international collaboration

Tue, 2016-02-16 20:30
Event to raise awareness about rare diseases, the people they affect and current research collaborations.

Criminal justice alcohol program linked to decreased mortality

Wed, 2016-02-10 14:00
Deaths dropped by 4.2 percent community-wide over six years.

Advising moms not to bed share with infants does not discourage breastfeeding

Tue, 2016-02-09 21:15
NIH-funded study lends support to SIDS reduction advice.

Tick genome reveals secrets of a successful bloodsucker

Tue, 2016-02-09 14:30
NIH-funded study could lead to new tick control methods.

NIH seeks research applications to study Zika in pregnancy, developing fetus

Fri, 2016-02-05 21:30
New effort seeks to understand virus’ effect on reproduction, child development.

NIH researchers identify striking genomic signature shared by five types of cancer

Fri, 2016-02-05 15:30
Researchers hope to spur development of a blood test that can be used to diagnose a variety of cancers at early stages.



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