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Hibernating ground squirrels provide clues to new stroke treatments

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 20:15
Multi-step screening process leads to molecule that may protect brain cells.

National organizations support outreach efforts for NIH’s All of Us Research Program

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:15
Groups will help raise awareness about the initiative to engage 1 million or more volunteers in health research.

Separating side effects could hold key for safer opioids

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:00
NIH-funded scientists may have revealed brain functions in pre-clinical research that widen the safety margin for opioid pain relief without overdose.

Air pollution exposure in early pregnancy linked to miscarriage, NIH study suggests

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 14:00
Ozone is a highly reactive form of oxygen that is a primary constituent of urban smog.

Opioid treatment drugs have similar outcomes once patients initiate treatment

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 23:30
NIDA study compares buprenorphine/naloxone combination to extended release naltrexone.

Three decades of responding to infectious disease outbreaks

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 15:30
NIAID director Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., highlights lessons from AIDS to Zika.

Data from landmark NIH blood pressure study supports important part of new AHA/ACC hypertension guidelines

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 22:00
The new high blood pressure guidelines illustrate the utility and impact of NHLBI scientific studies.

Obesity during pregnancy may lead directly to fetal overgrowth, NIH study suggests

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 16:00
Results underscore the importance of attaining a healthy body weight before pregnancy.

Mirror image: Researchers create higher-quality pictures of biospecimens

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 15:00
NIH scientists improve efficiency, speed, and resolution of optical microscopy.

NIH study finds donor corneas can be safely preserved for longer period

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 19:30
Corneal transplantation success unaffected for donor corneas preserved for 11 days, expanding pool of available tissue.

Cellphone-based microscope leads to possible strategy for treating river blindness

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 20:00
More than 16,000 volunteers provided finger-prick blood samples for the study.

Higher brain glucose levels may mean more severe Alzheimer’s

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 16:00
NIH study shows connections between glucose metabolism, Alzheimer’s pathology, symptoms.

NIH awards to test ways to store, access, share, and compute on biomedical data in the cloud

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 15:00
NIH Data Commons Pilot Phase to seek best practices for developing and managing a data commons.

Brain’s alertness circuitry conserved through evolution

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 17:00
Molecular method reveals neuronal basis of brain states – NIH-funded animal study.

This National Diabetes Month, be the center of your diabetes care

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 13:30
Statement from Dr. Griffin P. Rodgers, Director, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health.

NIH launches PregSource, a crowdsourcing project to better understand pregnancy

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 13:15
Pregnant women can track their experiences through a secure and confidential website.

Study shows how memories ripple through the brain

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 19:00
NIH-funded study suggests increased communication between key brain areas during sleep.

NIH establishes new research in social epigenomics to address health disparities

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 18:30
Grant program to break new ground in genomics and health disparities research

NIH announces awards for BRAIN Initiative neuroethics research

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 14:15
Grants aim to address neuroethical issues associated with human brain research.

NIH study identifies new targets for anti-malaria drugs

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 18:30
The deadliest malaria parasite needs two proteins to infect red blood cells.