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Genomic analysis offers insight into 2018 Nigeria Lassa fever outbreak

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 13:00
Findings helped inform Nigeria’s public health response.

Researchers identify immune culprits linked to inflammation and bone loss in gum disease

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 18:00
Microbiome-triggered Th17 cells switch from protective to destructive; may be potential treatment targets.

NIH programs shed light on gene variants and their connections to health and disease

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 14:00
ClinGen and ClinVar address major obstacles to genomic medicine.

Scientists develop novel vaccine for Lassa fever and rabies

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 15:45
: The inactivated recombinant vaccine candidate uses a weakened rabies virus vector.

Study identifies gene that makes gentle touch feel painful after injury

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 18:00
NIH-funded research raises possibility of designer treatments for common form of pain.

NIH study finds probiotic Bacillus eliminates Staphylococcus bacteria

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 17:00
Additional studies of common supplement planned.

Gene mutation points to new way to fight diabetes, obesity, heart disease

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 17:00
Finding could provide the basis for drug therapies.

Delayed pushing appears to have no effect on chances for spontaneous vaginal delivery

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 15:00
NIH-funded study calls into question common practice during labor.

NIH research projects to track activities of gut-derived metabolites

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 12:30
Metabolites are made or used when the body breaks down food, drugs, or chemicals.

NIH funds specialized centers for child maltreatment research

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 15:30
Three national centers to develop best practices for prevention, intervention and treatment.

Diet rich in fried and processed foods linked to increased hypertension in black Americans

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 20:00
NIH-funded study suggests a change in diet could mitigate increased risk for stroke.

Every cell has a story to tell in brain injury

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 19:30
NIH-funded study suggests specific cells and genes may be potential treatment targets.

Gastric banding as effective as metformin in slowing progression of prediabetes, type 2 diabetes

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 13:30
NIH-funded study also finds the surgery more effective for weight loss than medication.

NIH grantees win 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 12:00
Winners work in directed evolution of enzymes and phage display of peptides and antibodies has had major impact on technology and medicine.

2018 NIH Director’s awards for High-Risk, High-Reward Research program announced

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 14:00
Eighty-nine awards will fund highly innovative, high-impact biomedical research.

NIH-led task force submits recommendations on research needs for pregnant women and nursing mothers

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 19:45
Group reviewed current research and focused on specific drugs, formulations and other pharmacological factors that may affect health outcomes for pregnant women and nursing mothers.

New supplemental awards boost NIH funding for research on Down syndrome

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 14:30
The trans-NIH initiative will investigate critical health and quality-of-life needs for individuals with Down syndrome.

NIH, DoD to develop Limb Loss and Preservation Registry

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 14:00
National repository aims to improve rehabilitation and quality of life for people who have lost a limb.

NIH grantees win 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 11:00
The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to NIH grantee James P. Allison, Ph.D., of the University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

Therapy applied directly inside the eye best for treating uveitic macular edema

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 18:00
NIH-funded clinical trial compares treatments for complication of inflammatory eye disease.