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NIH study validates decontamination methods for re-use of N95 respirators

April 15, 2020 - 5:15pm
Three methods effectively sanitized masks for limited re-use.

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Researchers restore sight in mice by turning skin cells into light-sensing eye cells

April 15, 2020 - 3:00pm
NIH-funded study offers new path to modeling eye disease, advancing therapies

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Landmark study of adolescent brain development renews for additional seven years

April 15, 2020 - 2:00pm
NIH-supported, multi-institute research program will generate robust data about how young brains mature.

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Diet may help preserve cognitive function

April 14, 2020 - 12:45pm
Adherence to a diet high in vegetables, whole grains, fish, and olive oil correlates with higher cognitive function.

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NIH BRAIN Initiative tool helps researchers watch neural activity in 3D

April 13, 2020 - 8:00pm
Scientists find responses to mixed odors are more complex than previously thought.

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Large-scale analysis links glucose metabolism proteins in the brain to Alzheimer’s disease biology

April 13, 2020 - 3:00pm
NIH-funded research reveals protein network changes that may be druggable targets, biomarkers.

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NIH begins study to quantify undetected cases of coronavirus infection

April 10, 2020 - 6:00pm
Blood samples from healthy volunteers needed to inform public health decision making.

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NIH clinical trial of hydroxychloroquine, a potential therapy for COVID-19, begins

April 9, 2020 - 12:30pm
Study is enrolling hospitalized adults with COVID-19.

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Autoimmunity may be rising in the United States

April 8, 2020 - 2:00pm
Researchers found the most common biomarker of autoimmunity was significantly increasing overall and particularly in certain groups.

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It’s now or never: Visual events have 100 milliseconds to hit brain target or go unnoticed

April 8, 2020 - 1:15pm
NIH mouse study reveals key details about visual processing.

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Alzheimer’s trial screening data links high amyloid levels with early stage disease

April 6, 2020 - 3:00pm
First paper from NIH-funded “A4” study supports amyloid as target for prevention.

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NIDA Director outlines potential risks to people who smoke and use drugs during COVID-19 pandemic

April 2, 2020 - 9:00pm
The piece raises several important concerns regarding COVID-19 for specific vulnerable populations.

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Single mutation leads to big effects in autism-related gene

April 2, 2020 - 3:00pm
NIH study provides insight into one mechanism underlying the higher prevalence of males in some cases of autism.

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NIH-funded research leads to pediatric labeling updates for doxycycline, clindamycin and caffeine citrate

April 2, 2020 - 1:00pm
Labels now include better information for healthcare providers on recommended usage and dosage in pediatric populations.

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NIH researchers discover gene for rare disease of excess bone tissue growth

March 31, 2020 - 2:00pm
Findings provide insight that may inform search for treatments.

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Fast-fail trial shows new approach to identifying brain targets for clinical treatments

March 30, 2020 - 3:45pm
NIH-funded study identifies receptor as possible target for treating anhedonia.

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NIH-funded studies show stents and surgery no better than medication, lifestyle changes at reducing cardiac events

March 30, 2020 - 1:00pm
Researchers find stents, surgery provide higher quality of life for those with chest pain.

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Gene mutation enhances cognitive flexibility in mice, NIH study suggests

March 27, 2020 - 5:00pm
Findings may have implications for understanding epilepsy, autism spectrum disorders.

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The National Library of Medicine expands access to coronavirus literature through PubMed Central

March 25, 2020 - 2:15pm
PubMed Central is a digital archive of peer-reviewed biomedical and life sciences literature, with access to nearly 6 million full-text journal articles.

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Higher daily step count linked with lower all-cause mortality

March 24, 2020 - 3:00pm
Approximately 4,800 participants wore accelerometers for up to seven days between 2003 and 2006.

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