National Institutes of Health Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request
Francis Collins testified on the fiscal year 2014 budget request for the National Institutes of Health .
Fri May 17, 2013
The Waterloo Region Record
Another Me Generation?
The most recent Time cover story calls the generation of young adults known as millennials "lazy, entitled narcissists." Writer Joel Stein points out, "The incidence of narcissistic personality disorder is nearly three times as high for people in their 20s as for the generation that's now 65 or older, according to the National Institutes of Health; ... (more)
Thu May 16, 2013
NDRI Awarded $5.9M by NIH for Genotype-Tissue (GTEx) Project Scale Up
The National Disease Research Interchange has been awarded $5,955,435 by the National Institutes of Health for the next phase of human tissue collection for the Genotype-Tissue Expression project - an NIH initiative begun in 2010 to investigate how genetic variation may relate to gene expression and its correlation with disease.
In the article by Silvestre-Roig et al, which appeared in the May 2013 issue of the journal , the current address for Patricia FernA ndez should have been: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 41 Library Drive, Bldg 41, B513, Bethesda, MD 20892.
Gene Expression Signatures of Coronary Heart Disease [Clinical and Population Studies]
From the The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, MA, and the Center for Population Studies, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD ; Mathematical and Statistical Computing Laboratory, Center for Information Technology , DNA Sequencing and Genomics Core, Genetics and Development Biology ... (more)
Wed May 15, 2013
[Research Articles] Synthetic Generation of Influenza Vaccine Viruses for Rapid Response to Pandemics
Present address: Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA.
NIH Saves Lives: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Calls on Congress to Restore Full Funding
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center , one of the nation's top cancer research and prevention centers and pioneer of bone marrow and stem cell transplantation, today called on Congress to support restoring full funding to the National Institutes of Health , which supports pioneering research that saves lives.
Pitt transplant experts challenge assumption, describe pathway that leads to organ rejection
Transplant researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine challenge a long-held assumption about how biologic pathways trigger immune system rejection of donor organs in a report published online today in the Journal of Clinical Investigation .
Tue May 14, 2013
Toward the Future of Psychiatric Diagnosis: The Seven Pillars of RDoC
National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, 6001 Executive Boulevard, MSC 9632, Room 7121, Bethesda, MD 20892-9632, USA The electronic version of this article is the complete one and can be found online at: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1741-7015/11/126
Center for Clinical and Translational Science awards new pilot grants
The University of Illinois at Chicago's Center for Clinical and Translational Science has selected six research projects to receive pilot grants in 2013.
National Institutes of Health
Results of the ROTAVAC Rotavirus Vaccine Study in India
We congratulate the Program for Appropriate Technology in Health , Bharat Biotech International, Ltd., and the scientists, government and people of India on the important results from the ROTAVAC rotavirus vaccine study Highly contagious rotaviruses are the leading cause of severe diarrheal illnesses among infants and young children in both ... (more)
Mon May 13, 2013
Palo Alto Weekly
Harvard Study Confirms Fluoride Reduces Children's IQ
A recently-published Harvard University meta-analysis funded by the National Institutes of Health has concluded that children who live in areas with highly fluoridated water have "significantly lower" IQ scores than those who live in low fluoride areas.
National Institutes of Health
Flu in pregnancy may quadruple child's risk for bipolar disorder
Pregnant mothers' exposure to the flu was associated with a nearly fourfold increased risk that their child would develop bipolar disorder in adulthood, in a study funded by the National Institutes of Health.
New treatment offers hope to aspiring moms with cancer
Younger women diagnosed with cancer take risks in the hope of becoming a mother.
Sun May 12, 2013
Researchers take important step in unlocking what causes congenital heart disease
Jonathan R. Kaltman, M.D., of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, and Richard Lifton, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Genetics at Yale University,... Findings from the first large-scale sequencing analysis of congenital heart disease bring us closer to understanding this most common type of ... (more)
Thu May 09, 2013
Government Accuses Open Access Publisher of Trademark Infringement
Submitting a paper to a new open access journal can be a risky venture: More and more companies are popping up with an offer to publish a report for a fee but deliver less than expected - sometimes they skip peer review or use editors who do no work - according to critics such as Jeffrey Beall, a University of Colorado, Denver, librarian who keeps ... (more)
Bacterial infection in mosquitoes renders them immune to malaria parasites
Scientists funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases , part of the National Institutes of Health, have established an inheritable bacterial infection in malaria-transmitting Anopheles mosquitoes that renders them immune to malaria parasites.
University of Rochester
UR Named Center for AIDS Research by the National Institutes of Health
The University of Rochester was named a Center for AIDS Research by the National Institutes of Health , a designation that infuses $7.5 million into HIV/AIDS work across the University and places it amongst the best in the nation for research to improve the prevention, detection and treatment of the disease.
Sequestration to Cut NIH Budget By $1.55 Billion in 2013; Research Scientists React
The federal budget sequestration will cut $1.55 billion from the NIH in 2013, dramatically downsizing available awards and hindering ongoing biomedical research.
Wed May 08, 2013
UR named Center for AIDS Research by National Institutes of Health
A major step forward for research at the University of Rochester. The university has been named a Center for AIDS Research by the National Institutes of Health.