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04/05/2017

Brain “relay” also key to holding thoughts in the mind

Thalamus eyed as potential treatment target for schizophrenia’s working memory deficits. Read More

03/05/2017

Prescribing patterns change following direct marketing restrictions

NIH-funded study looks at how conflict of interest policies affect medication prescribing. Read More

03/05/2017

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. Read More

01/05/2017

NIH research improves health for people with asthma

Statement for Asthma Awareness Month. Read More

28/04/2017

Zika virus persists in the central nervous system and lymph nodes of Rhesus monkeys

Virus found in tissues weeks after clearance from blood. Read More

27/04/2017

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 Read More

27/04/2017

Human forebrain circuits under construction – in a dish

Autism-related errant migration of neurons corrected in patient-derived 3D “spheroids” Read More

25/04/2017

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. Read More

21/04/2017

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. Read More

19/04/2017

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. Read More