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NIH scientists develop blood test to help improve liver cancer screening

June 11, 2020 - 2:00pm
Test can help identify people likely to develop hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common form of liver cancer

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NIH researchers identify key genomic features that could differentiate SARS-CoV-2 from other coronaviruses that cause less severe disease

June 11, 2020 - 1:00pm
Research could be a crucial step in helping scientists develop approaches to predict severity of future coronavirus disease outbreaks.

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NIH-funded study to evaluate drugs prescribed to children with COVID-19

June 10, 2020 - 1:00pm
Researchers will assess dosage, metabolism and other properties not yet determined in children.

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NIH study links cigarette smoking to higher stroke risk in African Americans

June 10, 2020 - 12:30pm
Smoking cessation could be a path to fewer strokes, researchers say.

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Lung development may explain why some non-smokers get COPD and some heavy smokers do not

June 9, 2020 - 3:15pm
People with small airways relative to the size of their lungs may have a lower breathing capacity.

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NIH researchers uncover genes linked to common recurrent fever in children

June 8, 2020 - 7:30pm
Study shows mutations in inflammation-related genes are associated with PFAPA syndrome.

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Study identifies potential approach to treat severe respiratory distress in patients with COVID-19

June 5, 2020 - 6:00pm
These findings should not be considered clinical advice but are being shared to assist the public health response to COVID-19

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Microglia in the olfactory bulb have a nose for protecting the brain from infection

June 5, 2020 - 6:00pm
Nervous system cells act as middlemen to stimulate immune system response.

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Study ties stroke-related brain blood vessel abnormality to gut bacteria

June 3, 2020 - 3:15pm
NIH funded study supports link between high levels of gram-negative bacteria and a stroke- seizure- and headache-inducing vascular malformation

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NIH to test one-dose antibiotic for the prevention of maternal and infant sepsis

June 3, 2020 - 1:00pm
Study of pregnant women in low- and middle-income countries co-funded by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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Study charts developmental map of inner ear sound sensor in mice

May 28, 2020 - 5:00pm
Data offers valuable resource for developing stem cell-based therapies for hearing loss

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NIH study shows markers in blood can help identify risk for complications after mild TBI

May 27, 2020 - 8:00pm
Molecules released into the blood may be indicators of neuronal damage.

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NIH releases strategic plan to accelerate nutrition research over next 10 years

May 27, 2020 - 2:00pm
With a focus on precision nutrition, the plan reflects the wide range of nutrition research supported across the agency.

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Study confirms effective, less toxic alternative to standard treatment for adults with Burkitt lymphoma

May 26, 2020 - 8:00pm
Dose-adjusted EPOCH-R is already an option for diffuse large B-cell lymphomas and can be administered in an outpatient setting.

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Peer-reviewed data shows remdesivir for COVID-19 improves time to recovery

May 22, 2020 - 9:15pm
Preliminary results from NIH clinical trial published.

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NIH-funded study to investigate pregnancy outcomes resulting from COVID-19 pandemic

May 19, 2020 - 2:15pm
Researchers to evaluate medical records of 21,000 pregnant women

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NIH Director: Defeating COVID-19 requires unprecedented action and collaboration

May 18, 2020 - 3:15pm
ever has a public-private biomedical research effort of this scope and scale come together with such speed and determination.

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Autism risk estimated at 3 to 5% for children whose parents have a sibling with autism

May 18, 2020 - 2:15pm
NIH-funded study is first population-wide estimate of autism risk of children whose aunts or uncles have the condition.

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Investigational ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vaccine protects monkeys against COVID-19 pneumonia

May 15, 2020 - 8:00pm
Study provided data for clinical testing to commence.

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NIH begins clinical trial of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin to treat COVID-19

May 14, 2020 - 6:00pm
Study enrolling adults with mild to moderate COVID-19 in the United States.

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