National Institutes of Health ( NIH )


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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.

NIH press release, blog etc

12/07/2017 - 07:45 New forecast shows 6 million with Alzheimers disease, cognitive impairment
12/04/2017 - 18:20 Trials show inactivated Zika virus vaccine is safe and immunogenic
12/04/2017 - 18:12 Gene-based Zika vaccine is safe and immunogenic in healthy adults
12/01/2017 - 12:06 NIH Statement on World AIDS Day 2017
11/30/2017 - 09:02 NIH launches HIV prevention trial of long-acting injectable medication in sexually active women
11/30/2017 - 07:46 Allergens widespread in largest study of U.S. homes
11/30/2017 - 07:45 NIH and partners launch HIV vaccine efficacy study
11/29/2017 - 19:00 Combination HIV prevention reduces new infections by 42 percent in Ugandan district
11/29/2017 - 08:27 NIH study of WWII evacuees suggests mental illness may be passed to offspring
11/28/2017 - 09:01 NIAID scientists link cases of unexplained anaphylaxis to red meat allergy
11/22/2017 - 12:01 NIH scientists and collaborators find infectious prion protein in skin of CJD patients
11/16/2017 - 16:40 Hibernating ground squirrels provide clues to new stroke treatments
11/16/2017 - 10:06 Air pollution exposure in early pregnancy linked to miscarriage, NIH study suggests
11/16/2017 - 09:28 Separating side effects could hold key for safer opioids
11/16/2017 - 08:02 National organizations support outreach efforts for NIHs All of Us Research Program
11/14/2017 - 17:34 Opioid treatment drugs have similar outcomes once patients initiate treatment
11/14/2017 - 07:48 Three decades of responding to infectious disease outbreaks
11/13/2017 - 17:04 Data from landmark NIH blood pressure study supports important part of new AHA/ACC hypertension guidelines