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New NIH Council of Councils members named

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 5:14am
Members will serve terms through October 2016.
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New report offers a primer for doctors' use of clinical genome and exome sequencing

Thu, 06/19/2014 - 5:21am
Leading scientists have sketched out what doctors need to know in order to use the new technology effectively.
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NIH launches 3D print exchange for researchers, students

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 8:38am
Public website promotes health and science applications of 3D printing.
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NIH and NSF collaborate to accelerate biomedical research innovations into the marketplace

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 7:55am
I-Corps at NIH pilot program to train business-minded biotech researchers.
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NIHSeniorHealth.gov offers info on quitting smoking for older adults

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 5:10am
Although the rates of smoking have declined in recent years, nearly 10 percent of adults over 65 - almost 4 million older Americans - continue to smoke.
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Bionic pancreas outperforms insulin pump in adults, youth

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 5:32am
NIH grantees test device for people with type 1 diabetes to replace fingerstick tests, manual insulin injections.
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NIH scientists take totally tubular journey through brain cells

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 11:35am
Study may advance understanding of how brain cell tubes are modified under normal and disease conditions.
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Hormone treatment restores bone density for young women with menopause-like condition

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 8:55am
NIH study reveals way to improve bone health for young women with POI.
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Striking, cutting-edge scientific images now on display at Washington Dulles International Airport

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 11:41am
Many showcase NIH-supported research.
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NIH embraces bold, 12-year scientific vision for BRAIN Initiative

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 10:01am
New report outlines initiative goals, budget, and timeline.
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Making artificial vision look more natural

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 9:19am
NIH-funded study could help improve retinal prosthetic devices.
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NIDA review summarizes research on marijuana’s negative health effects

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 5:22am
Comprehensive review published in the New England Journal of Medicine also discusses why risks are greatest for teen users.
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NIH, PCORI announce major award to prevent falls injuries in older people

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 11:01am
Large, multi-site, multi-intervention trial will test new patient-centered strategies.
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MDMA can be fatal in warm environments

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 5:25am
NIH preclinical study suggests higher risk of death is associated with warmer brain temperature.
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Clinical trial analysis suggests drug combination may be highly effective in recurrent ovarian cancer

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 6:42am
Trial results showed a near doubling of the length of time during and after treatment that the cancer did not get worse.
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Shining a light on memory

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 5:35am
It’s all about strengthened connections between neurons, NIH-funded study confirms.
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Federal pain research database launched

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 12:49pm
Multi-agency effort combines pain research information in easy-to-use database.
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Structured physical activity program can help maintain mobility in vulnerable older people

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 11:34am
NIH-supported study is first to demonstrate exercise as disability prevention strategy.
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NIH Pain Consortium’s first pain care curriculum improves clinical skills

Thu, 05/22/2014 - 12:20pm
Interactive module improves medical student care for elderly back pain patient “Edna”.
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NINR welcomes three new members to the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 10:01am
The council provides recommendations on the direction and support of the research that forms the evidence base for nursing practice.
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