National Institutes of Health ( NIH )


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About National Institutes of Health

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services and is the primary agency of the United States government responsible for biomedical and health-related research. Its science and engineering counterpart is the National Science Foundation. It comprises 27 separate institutes, centers, and offices which includes the Office of the Director. Francis S. Collins is the current Director.

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09/20/2018 - 10:39 NIH launches study to test combination antibody treatment for HIV infection
09/19/2018 - 08:09 NIH announces awards for behavioral research on OUD prevention and treatment
09/19/2018 - 08:09 NIH funds study to prevent, treat HIV among adolescents in poor countries
09/17/2018 - 12:10 Gene variations linked to severity of Zika-related birth defects, small NIH study suggests
09/17/2018 - 11:33 Experimental nasal influenza vaccine tested in kids, teens
09/17/2018 - 10:05 NIH and Childrens National partner to advance pediatric clinical research
09/16/2018 - 10:44 Daily low-dose aspirin found to have no effect on healthy life span in older people
09/13/2018 - 08:05 Neurons absorb and release water when firing, NIH study suggests
09/13/2018 - 05:27 NIH launches initiative to accelerate genetic therapies to cure sickle cell disease
09/11/2018 - 05:25 High blood sugar during pregnancy ups risk of mothers type 2 diabetes, childs obesity
09/10/2018 - 16:45 Early stage clinical trial of antimalarial drug begins
09/06/2018 - 07:54 NIH taps Bruce J. Tromberg, Ph.D., to lead the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
09/06/2018 - 07:39 Longer daily fasting times improve health and longevity in mice
09/05/2018 - 06:45 Daily use of marijuana among non-college young adults at all-time high
09/05/2018 - 06:07 NIH grants will spur innovation in under-resourced states
08/31/2018 - 16:07 Novel intervention halves rate of death among people living with HIV who inject drugs
08/30/2018 - 14:09 Study finds multiple sclerosis drug slows brain shrinkage
08/30/2018 - 09:26 Event registration opens today for National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week