Depression, loneliness associated with increased hospitalization risk after COVID-19, NIH-funded study suggests
Scientists analyzed survey data from more than 54,000 female nurses and their children. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 19, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH announces antiviral drug development awards
Scientists will seek to develop potential antivirals for COVID-19 and viral families with high potential to cause future pandemics. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 18, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Scientists identify characteristics to better define long COVID
Using machine learning, researchers find patterns in electronic health record data to better identify those likely to have the condition. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 16, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Researchers identify the high costs of living with sickle cell disease
Potential curative therapies may help reduce the burden, but are also costly. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 16, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Washington University researchers receive $61M federal grant for biomedical research
Washington University's School of Medicine has received a $61 million federal grant to support the infrastructure to complete biomedical research studies, officials said Thursday. The grant, from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), supports WashU's Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS). The five-year grant, a renewal, allows the ICTS to continue to serve as "an engine of innovation" in the r egion's clinical and translational… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 13, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Diana Barr Source Type: news

Africa: WHO and MPP Announce Agreement With NIH for Covid-19 Health Technologies
[WHO] WHO's COVID-19 Technology Access Pool (C-TAP) and the Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) today finalized a licensing agreement with the United States National Institutes of Health (NIH) for the development of several innovative therapeutics, early-stage vaccines and diagnostic tools for COVID-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 13, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Vaccine for rare but deadly mosquito-borne viruses shows promise in clinical trial
The injection was found to be safe, well-tolerated and induced a neutralizing antibody response in adult volunteers. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 12, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Unique binding of Delta variant may explain high transmissibility
NIH findings could lead to ways to combat future SARS-CoV-2 variants. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 11, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH Launches Clinical Trial of Epstein-Barr Virus Vaccine
TUESDAY, May 10, 2022 -- The U.S. National Institutes of Health are launching an early-stage clinical trial to evaluate a potential vaccine for Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). The study will evaluate the safety and immune response of an investigational... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 10, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NIH Should Create an Office of Autoimmune Disease Research, Says New Report
To enhance and coordinate its research on autoimmune diseases, the National Institutes of Health should create an Office of Autoimmune Disease/Autoimmunity Research and a plan that spans all institutes and centers to provide an overall NIH strategy for autoimmune disease research. (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - May 10, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Hypertensive pregnancy disorders linked to future cardiac events
NIH-funded study explains factors linked to increased risk for heart attack or stroke among women who have pregnancy problems related to high blood pressure. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 9, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Beyond the List: Washington U expects federal health research grants to grow by up to 30% in next five years
Over 90% of the $680 million in federal National Institutes of Health grants issued to St. Louis applicants last year went to Washington University. The leader of the university's medical school says new investments are expected to significantly boost its NIH totals in coming years. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 9, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Maddy Simpson Source Type: news

Retinal cell map could advance precise therapies for blinding diseases
NIH discovery sheds light on tissue targeted by age-related macular degeneration and other diseases. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 6, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH launches clinical trial of Epstein-Barr virus vaccine
EBV is the primary cause of infectious mononucleosis and is associated with certain cancers and autoimmune diseases. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 6, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

STAFF SCIENTIST 1, Quantitative Molecular Biological Physics
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) ’s National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) is recruiting for a Staff Scientist 1 in the Computational Biology Branch (CBB) that will contribute to NCBI’s mission to conduct research on fundamental biomedical problems at the molecular level using mathematical and computational method s. NLM is a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), part of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - May 5, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news