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Batten disease may benefit from gene therapy

Thu, 2015-11-12 05:00
NIH-funded animal study suggests one-shot approach to injecting genes.

US stillbirth rates unchanged after move to discourage elective deliveries before 39 weeks

Mon, 2015-11-09 22:00
NIH analysis allays concerns raised by previous study.

Large study reports results comparing two CPR methods used by EMS providers following sudden cardiac arrest

Mon, 2015-11-09 09:30
Study suggests the importance of ventilation in CPR by EMS providers.

Data analysis and publication of landmark NIH blood pressure study confirm that lower blood pressure target can reduce cardiovascular disease, deaths

Mon, 2015-11-09 07:15
Targeting a systolic blood pressure of less than 120 mm Hg reduced the risk of death by 27 percent.

Americans who practice Yoga report better wellness, health behaviors

Wed, 2015-11-04 17:00
Analysis reveals reasons for use of yoga, supplements, and spinal manipulation.

New Pediatric Palliative Care Publication for Spanish-speaking Families

Wed, 2015-11-04 14:00
Spanish language brochure shows how palliative care can help children with serious illnesses and their families.

Brain stimulation limits calories consumed in adults with obesity

Wed, 2015-11-04 12:00
A National Institutes of Health study found that non-invasive brain stimulation decreased calorie consumption and increased weight loss in adults who are obese.

Brief Training Increases Pediatricians’ Use of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Interventions

Mon, 2015-11-02 16:00
Collectively known as screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT), such techniques could be important tools for preventing and treating these common problems among young people.

This National Diabetes Month, you have a role in diabetes education and support

Mon, 2015-11-02 15:00
NIH statement from Dr. Griffin P. Rodgers, Director, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

In-house test kits help motivate parents to reduce allergens in their homes

Mon, 2015-11-02 14:00
Households who received the test kits had a consistent reduction in dust mite allergens over the course of the study.

Scientists identify main component of brain repair after stroke

Tue, 2015-10-27 14:32
NIH-funded research pinpoints protein that sprouts into action, activating stroke repair.

Health care costs for dementia found greater than for any other disease

Tue, 2015-10-27 06:42
NIH-funded study examines medical, care costs in last five years of life.

Researchers identify potential alternative to CRISPR-Cas genome editing tools

Thu, 2015-10-22 06:30
New Cas enzymes shed light on evolution of CRISPR-Cas systems.

Prevalence of Marijuana Use Among U.S. Adults Doubles Over Past Decade

Wed, 2015-10-21 11:32
Surveys show 9.5 percent of Americans use marijuana; 30 percent of users meet criteria for a disorder.

Study in mice shows how brain ignores distractions

Wed, 2015-10-21 11:10
NIH-supported scientists map out circuitry that may be involved in autism, ADHD, and schizophrenia.

Program for parents helps sustain learning gains in kids from Head Start to kindergarten

Tue, 2015-10-20 07:15
NIH-funded study shows involving parents sets the stage for later academic success.

Team-based treatment is better for first episode psychosis

Tue, 2015-10-20 07:15
NIH-funded study shows early intervention has best outcomes.

New prize competition seeks innovative ideas to advance open science

Tue, 2015-10-20 07:00
Applicants asked to develop new products or services to harness the power of “big data” to improve health.


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