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The brain may actively forget during dream sleep

September 19, 2019 - 7:30pm
NIH-funded study suggests REM sleep may prevent information overload.

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ALS gene may be a hitchhiker’s guide to the neuron

September 19, 2019 - 5:30pm
NIH-funded study suggests a new pathway for treatments.

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NIH awards $20 million over five years to bring together music therapy and neuroscience

September 19, 2019 - 3:00pm
Research builds on the Sound Health Initiative, an NIH-Kennedy Center partnership in association with the National Endowment for the Arts.

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NIH to investigate minor cannabinoids and terpenes for potential pain-relieving properties

September 19, 2019 - 2:00pm
Despite a lack of robust evidence, cannabinoids—such as CBD—are often assumed to be safe and effective.

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Teen e-cigarette use doubles since 2017

September 18, 2019 - 9:00pm
Researchers sound alarm on potential health effects of vaping.

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Study quantifies impact of NIH-sponsored trials on clinical cancer care

September 18, 2019 - 2:00pm
Researchers found trials add value regardless of whether findings were positive or negative.

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Mesh implants have similar outcomes to hysterectomy for vaginal prolapse repair

September 17, 2019 - 3:00pm
NIH-supported clinical study will continue to follow patients for five-year outcomes

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Surgery may benefit women with two types of urinary incontinence

September 17, 2019 - 3:00pm
NIH-funded study contrasts with current treatment guidelines.

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NIH-funded study suggests teen girl ‘night owls’ may be more likely to gain weight

September 16, 2019 - 7:15pm
Researchers estimated the children’s social jet lag — the difference between their weeknight and weekend bedtimes.

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Few people with peanut allergy tolerate peanut after stopping oral immunotherapy

September 13, 2019 - 1:15pm
Continuing with a modest dose confers more protection, NIH-funded study finds.

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NIH study suggests higher air pollution exposure during second pregnancy may increase preterm birth risk

September 12, 2019 - 1:30pm
Preterm birth is one of the leading causes of infant mortality in the United States.

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NIH partners with Apple and Harvard University on Women’s Health Study

September 10, 2019 - 5:45pm
The new research study will focus on menstrual cycles and gynecological conditions.

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Two commonly used uveitis drugs perform similarly in NIH-funded clinical trial

September 10, 2019 - 3:30pm
Methotrexate was more effective than mycophenolate mofetil at treating severe forms of the eye disease

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New research collaboratory designed to spur innovation and improve dementia care

September 10, 2019 - 2:00pm
NIH-funded initiative involves health care systems to test interventions in real-world settings.

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Prolonged antibiotic treatment may alter preterm infants’ microbiome

September 9, 2019 - 4:15pm
NIH-funded research finds evidence of antibiotic-resistant gut bacteria.

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NIAID officials call for innovative research on sexually transmitted infections

September 9, 2019 - 4:00pm
Globally, more than 1 million new STI cases are diagnosed each day.

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Scientists triple storage time of human donor livers

September 9, 2019 - 3:00pm
NIH-funded research project develops new method to preserve human livers for transplantation.

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Disrupting the gut microbiome may affect some immune responses to flu vaccination

September 6, 2019 - 7:00pm
Researchers tracked the study participants’ immune response to flu vaccines and the diversity and abundance of the organisms in their gut microbiomes.

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NIH bolsters funding for HIV implementation research in high-burden U.S. areas

September 5, 2019 - 2:00pm
Community-based research sets stage for implementation of HHS initiative

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NIH, Cincinnati Children’s scientists develop potential strategy against leukemia drug resistance

September 4, 2019 - 6:00pm
Two-pronged approach stymies AML escape plan, could have applications to many cancers.

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