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NIH-funded scientists identify brain site for stress role in binge alcohol drinking

Tue, 2015-03-10 14:43
Finding suggests potential strategies for treating and preventing alcohol use problems.

Physical labor, hypertension and multiple meds may reduce male fertility

Mon, 2015-03-09 08:19
NIH-funded study analyzes data from more than 450 men attempting to conceive.

NIH-led study to assess community-based hepatitis C treatment in Washington, D.C.

Fri, 2015-03-06 16:14
The study is being conducted as part of the D.C. Partnership for HIV/AIDS Progress.

Dr. Gary Wand to deliver 7th Annual Jack Mendelson Honorary Lecture at the National Institutes of Health

Thu, 2015-03-05 11:33
The Mendelson Honorary Lecture is free and open to the public.

Varmus Stepping Down as Director of NIH’s National Cancer Institute

Wed, 2015-03-04 16:44
Harold Varmus, M.D., leaving post as NCI Director after serving for nearly five years.

NIH-led effort launches Big Data portal for Alzheimer’s drug discovery

Wed, 2015-03-04 12:09
Innovative collaboration, rapid data-sharing opens research to wider community.

Scientists map memorable tunes in the rat brain

Tue, 2015-03-03 09:11
NIH-funded study helps understand how brain remembers everyday sensations.

Liberia-U.S. clinical research partnership opens trial to test Ebola treatments

Fri, 2015-02-27 08:11
Initial study will evaluate experimental drug cocktail ZMapp.

NIH announces $41.5 million in funding for the Human Placenta Project

Thu, 2015-02-26 15:04
Better understanding of the placenta promises to improve the health of mothers and children.

NIBIB launches Want to Be a Bioengineer? game app

Tue, 2015-02-24 13:27
Game introduces students to real-life examples of how bioengineers are improving people’s lives.

Rare Disease Day at NIH to feature community building and research advances

Tue, 2015-02-24 13:01
Rare diseases affect an estimated 25 million people in the United States.

Data on children’s use of complementary health approaches

Tue, 2015-02-24 12:18
Telebriefing and online presentation for members of the media.

Study finds peanut consumption in infancy prevents peanut allergy

Mon, 2015-02-23 16:30
NIH-funded trial compares consumption and avoidance of peanut.

Molecule hijacks enzyme to boost alcohol metabolism

Mon, 2015-02-23 15:24
An experimental compound empowers an enzyme to help process a toxic metabolite of alcohol.

NIH-supported clinical trials to evaluate long-acting, injectable antiretroviral drugs to prevent HIV infection

Thu, 2015-02-19 11:33
The trial will be conducted in South Africa, the United States and Zimbabwe.

NIH-funded scientists create potential long-acting HIV therapeutic

Thu, 2015-02-19 10:33
New molecule also might prevent HIV infection.

NIH-sponsored HIV vaccine trial launches in South Africa

Thu, 2015-02-19 09:33
Early-stage trial aims to build on RV144 results.

NIH expands key tuberculosis research program

Thu, 2015-02-19 08:38
wards over seven years will fund four institutions that will act as a collaborative network.

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

Thu, 2015-02-19 07:58
Lucentis and Avastin perform similarly to Eylea when vision loss is mild, NIH study shows.

Stillbirth may increase women’s long term risk for depression

Wed, 2015-02-18 14:01
NIH-funded network study finds risk even for women with no history of depression.

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