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Immune cells may heal bleeding brain after strokes

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 18:15
NIH-funded preclinical rodent study points to neutrophils for potential treatment options.

Three-in-one antibody protects monkeys from HIV-like virus

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 18:00
NIH and Sanofi scientists prepare to test antibody in people.

Researchers hit the brakes on lethal brain cancers in mice

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 17:30
NIH-funded study suggests approach for treating brain tumors.

Federal agencies partner for military and veteran pain management research

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 17:30
Joint HHS-DoD-VA initiative will award multiple grants totaling $81 million.

Gulf spill oil dispersants associated with health symptoms in cleanup workers

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 20:15
Dispersants are a blend of chemical compounds used to break down oil slicks.

New toolkit helps nurses use genomics in patient care

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 15:45
site developed with input from clinical educators and administrators features over 100 resources.

Exposure to pet and pest allergens during infancy linked to reduced asthma risk

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 15:30
NIH-funded study may aid development of asthma prevention strategies.

Life-saving post-ER suicide prevention strategies are cost effective

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 14:15
Follow-up postcards less expensive, more effective than usual care: NIH study.

Researchers turn to creative approaches to battle kidney stones

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 14:30
NIH-funded two-year clinical trial will monitor effects of increased fluid intake on risk of stones.

NIH awards $15 million to support development of 3-D human tissue models

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 16:15
“Tissue chips” to be engineered to model disease and test drug efficacy prior to clinical trials.

Dr. James Ostell named Director of the National Center for Biotechnology Information

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 16:00
NCBI maintains biomedical databases, including PubMed, GenBank, BLAST, Entrez, RefSeq, dbSNP, PubMed Central and dbGaP.

NIH awards nearly $100 million for Autism Centers of Excellence program

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 13:00
Program supports large research projects aimed at understanding and developing interventions for autism spectrum disorder

NCI’s Douglas R. Lowy and John T. Schiller to receive 2017 Lasker Award

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 12:30
Scientists honored for their research leading to the development of HPV vaccines

Zika virus selectively infects and kills glioblastoma cells in mice

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 22:00
Researchers describe the impact of ZIKV on glioblastoma cells in human tissue samples and mice

Drug combination reduces risk of HIV infection among teen males

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 15:00
NIH-funded study suggests PrEP therapy, approved for adults, is safe for youth.

Sequencing all 24 human chromosomes uncovers rare disorders

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 18:15
Study from NIH and other institutions may help improve prenatal genetic screening

NIAID scientists illuminate mechanism of increased cardiovascular risks with HIV

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 18:15
Tick saliva molecule blocks process in human cells, nonhuman primates.

NIH’s All of Us Research Program expands national network of medical centers

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 16:15
Awardees will help enroll participants in long-term precision medicine research effort.

NIH Clinical Center receives 2017 Excellence Award for outstanding emotional support to patients

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 14:00
Hospital earned the highest ratings in overall satisfaction by patients and families for emotional support.

Disease diagnostics take top honors of DEBUT biomedical engineering design competition

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 17:30
NIH and VentureWell support undergraduate biomedical engineering challenge seeking innovative devices to improve health globally.