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Dormant viral genes may awaken to cause ALS

Wed, 2015-09-30 19:05
NIH human and mouse study may open an unexplored path for finding treatments.

Scientists create world's largest catalog of human genomic variation

Wed, 2015-09-30 19:05
Understanding how genomic variants contribute to disease may help clinicians develop improved diagnostics and treatments.

Drug used to treat HIV linked to lower bone mass in newborns

Wed, 2015-09-30 06:30
NIH study finds mothers’ use of tenofovir tied to lower bone mineral content in babies.

NIH study finds racial, ethnic differences in fetal growth

Tue, 2015-09-29 07:30
Current standards may misclassify certain fetuses as growth-restricted.

Our brain’s secrets to success?

Tue, 2015-09-29 06:24
Unique support system promotes cortex growth, connectivity linked to prowess.

NIH awards ~$144 million in research on environmental influences on child health and development

Mon, 2015-09-28 09:00
Research to develop new tools and measures for environmental exposures.

NIH invests $46 million in technologies to monitor placental health

Mon, 2015-09-28 09:00
Better understanding of the placenta promises to help improve health of mothers and children.

NIH launches landmark study on substance use and adolescent brain development

Fri, 2015-09-25 07:50
Thirteen grants awarded to look at cognitive and social development in approximately 10,000 children.

NIH commits $36M to train junior faculty in Africa

Thu, 2015-09-24 07:26
Sub-Saharan Africa bears almost a quarter of the global disease burden, yet has only 3 percent of the world’s health workforce.

Standard treatment better than potential alternative for unexplained infertility

Wed, 2015-09-23 15:00
Clomiphene more effective than letrozole for achieving pregnancy, NIH funded study finds.

NIH researchers find role for soft palate in adaptation of transmissible influenza viruses

Wed, 2015-09-23 11:00
Study improves understanding of how flu viruses move efficiently between people.

NIH releases comprehensive resource to help address college drinking

Tue, 2015-09-22 08:00
CollegeAIM is a convenient, research-based tool for comparing college alcohol interventions.

Grants to help identify variants in the genome’s regulatory regions that affect disease risk

Mon, 2015-09-21 14:31
New computational approaches needed to wade through millions of inherited DNA differences to find which ones matter.

NIH addresses the science of diversity

Mon, 2015-09-21 13:00
Perspective approaches diversity as a scientific opportunity rather than as an intractable problem.

NIH funds consortium for childhood oral health disparities research

Fri, 2015-09-18 07:40
Children from certain racial and ethnic groups or from families with low levels of education and income are far more likely to develop oral diseases.

Undiagnosed Diseases Network launches online application portal

Wed, 2015-09-16 09:00
UDN Gateway enables patients to apply to national network of clinical sites.

Diet, exercise, smoking habits and genes interact to affect AMD risk

Wed, 2015-09-16 06:40
NIH-funded study points to converging factors that drive disease-related inflammation.

Scan may identify best candidates for fetal spina bifida surgery

Tue, 2015-09-15 07:12
NIH-funded study links enlarged brain cavities to need for second surgery after birth.

Landmark NIH study shows intensive blood pressure management may save lives

Fri, 2015-09-11 08:35
Lower blood pressure target greatly reduces cardiovascular complications and deaths in older adults.

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