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NIH grantees win 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

October 7, 2019 - 1:30pm
NIH grantees Gregg L. Semenza, M.D., Ph.D. and William G. Kaelin Jr., M.D., win 2019 Nobel in Physiology and Medicine.

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Household Bleach Inactivates Chronic Wasting Disease Prions

October 4, 2019 - 6:00pm
Strategy Appears Feasible for Decontaminating Hunting, Meat Processing Equipment.

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NIH funding bolsters rare diseases research collaborations

October 3, 2019 - 8:15pm
New grants aimed at better understanding diseases, moving potential treatments closer to the clinic.

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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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