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NIH-funded study suggests high lead levels during pregnancy linked to child obesity

October 3, 2019 - 12:45pm
Folic acid may lower risk of being obese or overweight.

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In women with HIV, TB preventive therapy poses greater risk in pregnancy than postpartum

October 2, 2019 - 9:00pm
Deferring drug until after delivery is safer, NIH-funded trial finds.

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Most kidney transplants between people with HIV have long-term success

October 2, 2019 - 9:00pm
Recipients living with HIV show no indication of secondary infection with donor HIV strain.

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NIH researchers create new viral vector for improved gene therapy in sickle cell disease

October 2, 2019 - 9:00am
‘Forward-oriented’ design might boost treatment effectiveness and broaden use.

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New NIH-funded translational research centers to speed, diversify Alzheimer’s drug discovery

October 1, 2019 - 3:00pm
Expanded open science will advance the pipeline for innovative therapeutics

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Emerging parasitic disease mimics the symptoms of visceral leishmaniasis in people

October 1, 2019 - 2:30pm
The parasite, however, does not respond to treatment with standard leishmaniasis drugs.

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2019 NIH Director’s awards for High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program Announced

October 1, 2019 - 2:00pm
Ninety-three awards will fund highly innovative, high-impact biomedical research.

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NIH researchers develop MRI with lower magnetic field for cardiac and lung imaging

October 1, 2019 - 2:00pm
Redesigned MRI holds promise for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases.

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NIH to fund hubs to accelerate development of biomedical health technologies

October 1, 2019 - 1:00pm
Program links academic institutions developing best practices to translate biomedical innovations into public benefit.

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NIH forms new collaborative influenza vaccine research network

September 30, 2019 - 6:00pm
The CIVICs program is a new network of research centers that will work together to develop more durable, broadly protective and longer-lasting influenza vaccines.

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NIH announces winners of high school mental health essay contest

September 30, 2019 - 2:00pm
Speaking Up About Mental Health! essays explored stigma and social barriers in seeking mental health treatment.

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First-time pregnancy complications linked to increased risk of hypertension later in life

September 30, 2019 - 1:15pm
Detailed pregnancy history, prevention strategies may hold a key to improving health outcomes.

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NIH awards contracts to advance tuberculosis immunology research

September 26, 2019 - 8:30pm
Research will help advance TB vaccine development.

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New NIH program provides comprehensive treatment for inherited blood and immune diseases

September 26, 2019 - 3:30pm
Streamlined process integrates expertise from many medical specialties and related basic science disciplines.

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NIH funds $945 million in research to tackle the national opioid crisis through NIH HEAL Initiative

September 26, 2019 - 3:00pm
Approximately 375 awards in 41 states will accelerate scientific solutions.

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Study assesses asthma treatment options in African American children and adults

September 25, 2019 - 9:00pm
Use of long-acting bronchodilators had no impact for some African American children.

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New NIH grant awards boost funding for research on Down syndrome

September 25, 2019 - 5:00pm
INCLUDE project aims to address conditions of Down syndrome and apply knowledge to larger population.

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NIH funds centers for advancing the reference sequence of the human genome

September 24, 2019 - 2:00pm
Funding is necessary for making advances in DNA sequencing technology and computational methods possible.

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Gene regulators work together for oversized impact on schizophrenia risk

September 23, 2019 - 3:00pm
Modeled gene expression changes match those found in patients’ brains.

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NIH announces funding awards for national early psychosis learning community

September 20, 2019 - 2:00pm
NIH-funded research projects aim to improve quality of care and patient outcomes while speeding advances in early psychosis services and science.

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