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NIH scientists watch the brain’s lining heal after a head injury

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 15:00
Study provides insights into the immune system’s role in recovery after concussion in mice.

Epstein-Barr virus protein can “switch on” risk genes for autoimmune diseases

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 15:00
EBV may trigger some cases of lupus, say NIH-supported researchers.

Genetically altered broadly neutralizing antibodies protect monkeys from HIV-like virus

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 15:00
NIH scientists report single dose elicited long-term protection.

Cyberbullying, unmet medical needs contribute to depressive symptoms among sexual minority youth

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 12:00
NIH study finds higher rates of dissatisfaction with family relationships.

Omega-3s from fish oil supplements no better than placebo for dry eye

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 18:30
NIH-funded study finds omega-3 fails to yield beneficial results in the clinic.

Lack of sleep may be linked to risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 06:30
Preliminary NIH study shows increased levels of beta-amyloid.

Scientists teach computers how to analyze brain cells

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 16:00
NIH-funded researchers and Google show machine learning can be applied to biomedical research.

NIH study revises molecular classification for most common type of lymphoma

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 21:15
Discovery could help explain why some patients with the disease respond to treatment and others don’t.

NIH researchers crack mystery behind rare bone disorder

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 15:00
Study finds gene mutations that cause “dripping candle wax” bone disease.

New biological research framework for Alzheimer’s to spur discovery

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 14:45
NIA, Alzheimer’s Association convene effort to update disease definition, speed testing.

NIH scientists develop macaque model to study Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 15:15
CCHF is a viral disease spread by ticks in the Middle East, Asia, Africa and parts of Europe.

Research offers clues for improved influenza vaccine design

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 19:30
These efforts contribute to NIAID’s larger plan to develop a universal influenza vaccine.

NIH researchers use genomics to set squamous cell carcinomas apart from other cancers

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 16:00
Results could advance treatments for head and neck and other cancers.

NIH completes in-depth genomic analysis of 33 cancer types

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 16:00
Data set includes molecular and clinical information from over 10,000 tumors.

New coronavirus emerges from bats in China, devastates young swine

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 17:00
Identified in same region, from same bats, as SARS coronavirus.

Early stimulation improves performance of bioengineered human heart cells

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 17:00
NIH-funded scientists create adult-like cardiac model for drug testing.

NIH launches HEAL Initiative, doubles funding to accelerate scientific solutions to stem national opioid epidemic

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 12:00
NIH’s efforts contribute to a government-wide push to meet the President’s goal of ending the opioid crisis.

New technique makes heart valve replacement safer for some high-risk patients

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 18:00
Method increases treatment options for high-risk patients who need heart valve procedures.

Elevated blood pressure before pregnancy may increase chance of pregnancy loss

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 12:15
NIH researchers suggest lifestyle changes may reduce hypertension risk.

NIH study may help explain why iron can worsen malaria infection

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 18:00
Researchers identify protective role of iron export protein and its mutation.