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NIH statement on World Asthma Day 2015

Tue, 2015-05-05 11:47
An estimated 300 million people worldwide are living with asthma.

NIH Dedicates Lowell P. Weicker Building

Mon, 2015-05-04 10:31
The National Institutes of Health will dedicate Building 4 in honor of Lowell P. Weicker, Jr., the former U.S. Senator and former Governor of Connecticut.

Study points to possible treatment for lethal pediatric brain cancer

Mon, 2015-05-04 10:01
NIH-funded preclinical study suggests epigenetic drugs may be used to treat leading cause of pediatric brain cancer death.

NIH-funded study points way forward for retinal disease gene therapy

Mon, 2015-05-04 07:53
Benefits for Leber congenital amaurosis peak after one to three years, then diminish.

NIH summit delivers recommendations to transform Alzheimer’s disease research

Fri, 2015-05-01 09:19
Leading experts, advocates call for innovative approaches and collaborations to speed discovery.

NIH launches research to gaze deeply into your eyes

Fri, 2015-05-01 08:04
Five projects pave the way for the audacious goal of restoring vision to the blind.

Souped-up remote control switches behaviors on-and-off in mice

Thu, 2015-04-30 11:01
BRAIN Initiative yields chemical-genetic tool with push-pull capabilities.

Brain circuitry of positive vs negative memories discovered in mice

Wed, 2015-04-29 12:00
Push-pull control cinches causal connection – NIH funded study.

Two treatments yield similar results for children after cardiac arrest

Mon, 2015-04-27 07:40
NIH-funded research finds therapeutic hypothermia no more effective than normal temperature control.

NIH expands medical scholars program, announces new class

Wed, 2015-04-22 09:27
Yearlong residential program introduces medical, dental and veterinary students to cutting-edge research.

Drugs that activate brain stem cells may reverse multiple sclerosis

Mon, 2015-04-20 11:37
NIH-funded study identifies over-the-counter compounds that may replace damaged cells.

Global pandemic of fake medicines poses urgent risk, scientists say

Mon, 2015-04-20 11:14
Up to 41 percent of specimens failed to meet quality standards.

NIH awards new government-wide IT contract

Fri, 2015-04-17 11:39
Contract to provide the entire federal government with IT solutions.

NIH study finds genetic link for rare intestinal cancer

Thu, 2015-04-16 07:35
Researchers recommend screening for people with family history.

Whitescarver steps down as director of NIH’s Office of AIDS Research

Wed, 2015-04-15 15:13
He led the office since 2000.

NIH launches largest clinical trial focused on HIV-related cardiovascular disease

Wed, 2015-04-15 11:05
Trial will test whether statins can reduce the risk for major adverse cardiovascular events in people with HIV infection.

NIH, South African Medical Research Council award $8 million in HIV, TB grants

Mon, 2015-04-13 08:43
Two- and five-year awards are first issued under joint program.

NIH still active in Gulf region five years after oil spill

Mon, 2015-04-13 07:31
Three-part research approach focuses on communities and health.

Patient admitted with Ebola virus disease discharged from NIH Clinical Center

Thu, 2015-04-09 15:55
The individual is no longer contagious to the community.

NIH funds nine antimicrobial resistance diagnostics projects

Thu, 2015-04-09 14:05
Investigators to develop tools to detect hospital-associated pathogens.

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