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Modified experimental vaccine protects monkeys from deadly malaria
Scientists modified an existing vaccine to more closely mimics the protein complex used by the parasite. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 22, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Epigenetics takes center stage with this year ’s Addiction Science Awards
NIDA announces awardees at the 2017 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 19, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH researchers identify key regulator of fetal growth in mice
Findings reveal new, developmental role for proteins that typically combat ancient viruses. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 18, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Antibodies from Ebola survivor protect mice and ferrets against related viruses
NIAID-funded study could lead to broad, versatile treatments for many different Ebolaviruses. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 18, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Study estimates number of U.S. women living with metastatic breast cancer
Researchers used population-based data to calculate prevalence of metastatic breast cancer and found that women are living longer with the disease. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 18, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Researchers connect brain blood vessel lesions to intestinal bacteria
NIH-funded pre-clinical study links gut microbes and the immune system to a genetic disorder that can cause stroke and seizures. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 18, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH statement on HIV Vaccine Awareness Day - 2017
Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., Director, NIAID and Carl W. Dieffenbach, Ph.D., Director, Division of AIDS, NIAID. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 18, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

FDA-approved drug helps treat rare immunologic disease, study finds
NIH co-funded clinical trial tested alternative treatment for eosinophilic syndrome. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 17, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Study finds tens of millions of Americans drink alcohol at dangerously high levels
Nearly 32 million adults in the United States consumed more than twice the number of drinks considered binge drinking on at least one occasion. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 17, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

High blood pressure linked to racial segregation in neighborhoods
The findings offer evidence that policies to reduce residential racial segregation may have meaningful health benefits. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 15, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

New NIAAA strategic plan aims to advance alcohol research across a broad spectrum of areas
The new plan serves as a roadmap for optimizing the allocation of NIAAA ’s resources. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 15, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Enterococci may have evolved antimicrobial resistance millions of years ago
Bacteria likely became hardy survivors when their prehistoric animal hosts became terrestrial. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 11, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Study beefs up support for brain cells that control protein hunger
NIH-funded research identifies cells in fly brains responsible for regulating protein levels. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 10, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

New light-sensing molecule discovered in the fruit fly brain
The discovery could help inform future research into degenerative retinal disorders. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 10, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Study finds worsening outcomes in service members five years after mild blast-induced concussion
NIH-funded research suggests need for new treatment strategies to help veterans recover. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 10, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH announces 2017-2018 Medical Research Scholars Program Class
Scholars begin their fellowships at NIH this summer. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 10, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Cell particles may help spread HIV infection, NIH study suggests
Cells infected with HIV appear to produce extracellular vesicles that manipulate healthy cells to pass infection. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 10, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Avastin as effective as Eylea for treating central retinal vein occlusion
NIH-funded clinical trial shows use of either drug improved vision and had few side effects. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 9, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Systemic therapy outperforms intraocular implant for treating uveitis
After seven years, NIH-funded clinical trial finds systemic therapy better preserves visual acuity and has fewer side effects. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 8, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH launches competition to develop human eye tissue in a dish
3-D Retina Organoid Challenge to spur breakthroughs in treating blinding diseases. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 4, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Brain “relay” also key to holding thoughts in the mind
Thalamus eyed as potential treatment target for schizophrenia ’s working memory deficits. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 3, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Prescribing patterns change following direct marketing restrictions
NIH-funded study looks at how conflict of interest policies affect medication prescribing. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 3, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH discovery in mice could lead to new class of medications to fight mid-life obesity
Researchers identified an enzyme that could help in the continuous battle against mid-life obesity and fitness loss. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 2, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH research improves health for people with asthma
Statement for Asthma Awareness Month. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 1, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Zika virus persists in the central nervous system and lymph nodes of Rhesus monkeys
Virus found in tissues weeks after clearance from blood. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 28, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Antidepressant may enhance drug delivery to the brain
NIH rat study suggests amitriptyline temporarily inhibits the blood-brain barrier, allowing drugs to enter the brain (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 26, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Human forebrain circuits under construction – in a dish
Autism-related errant migration of neurons corrected in patient-derived 3D “spheroids” (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 26, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH statement on World Malaria Day — April 25, 2017
Statement of B. Fenton Hall, M.D., Ph.D., and Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 25, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH Funds Seven International Centers of Excellence for Malaria Research
The awards fund three new and four existing centers that work in 14 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 21, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Fewer exams and better eye health? Aye-aye, finds type 1 diabetes study
NIH-funded study shows individualized eye exam schedule results in lower costs, better outcomes. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 19, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Researchers discover mitochondrial “circuit breaker” that protects heart from damage
Two newly identified mechanisms may lead to better understanding of disease, new treatments. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 18, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Rates of new diagnosed cases of type 1 and type 2 diabetes on the rise among children, teens
Fastest rise seen among racial/ethnic minority groups. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 13, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH study of Ebola patient traces disease progression and recovery
The patient was at the NIH Clinical Center for 26 days. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 12, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Gene silencing shows promise for treating two fatal neurological disorders
NIH-funded preclinical studies suggest designer drug may treat ALS and spinocerebellar ataxia 2. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 12, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH scientists advance understanding of herpesvirus infection
Protein complexes identified that control infection and reactivation. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 12, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Study finds genetic basis for drug response in childhood absence epilepsy
NIH-funded research suggests genes may help determine optimal treatments. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 11, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH researchers trace origin of blood-brain barrier ‘sentry cells’
Finding in zebrafish may contribute to understanding cognitive decline of aging. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 11, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NHLBI stem cell consortium provides new insights into genetics of heart disease, other conditions
Largest, most diverse collection of stem cells of its kind could lead to improved diagnoses, treatments. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 6, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Monoclonal antibody cures Marburg infection in monkeys
NIH-funded groups preparing for next filovirus outbreak. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 5, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIDA announces recipients of 2017 Avant-Garde Awards for HIV/AIDS research
NIH awards highlight novel approaches to HIV prevention and treatment. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 5, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

International scientific teams find potential approach against parasites
Scientists sorted through more than 1 trillion small protein fragments to uncover potential treatment targets. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 31, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Phase 2 Zika vaccine trial begins in U.S., Central and South America
Study will evaluate NIH ’s experimental DNA vaccine. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 31, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Annual Report to the Nation: Cancer Death Rates Continue to Decline
Special section on survival finds significant improvement for all but two cancer sites. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 31, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH designates $42.7 million for food allergy research consortium
Consortium will continue seeking food allergy treatment strategies over next seven years. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 31, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Antimicrobial Resistance Diagnostic Challenge selects 10 semifinalists in first phase of competition
Each will receive $50,000 to develop prototypes of diagnostics to improve detection of drug resistant bacteria. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 27, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH Statement on World Tuberculosis Day
TB is the world ’s leading cause of death from an infectious disease, especially among women and children. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 24, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH achieves milestone to accelerate multisite clinical studies
CTSA Program paves way for nationwide single IRB model. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 22, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Scientists discover urinary biomarker that may help track ALS
NIH-funded study suggests opportunity to find insights to neurological disease. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 22, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH-funded scientists deploy CRISPR to preserve photoreceptors in mice
Gene-editing tool rescues photoreceptors from a variety of mutations. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 14, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Common tests for preterm birth not useful for routine screening of first-time pregnancies
Tests for short cervix, fetal fibronectin identify only a small number of cases, NIH study suggests. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 14, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news