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Muscle weakness seen in alcoholism linked to mitochondrial repair issues

April 21, 2014 — Evidence found that chronic heavy alcohol use affects a gene involved in mitochondrial repair and muscle regeneration.

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Jump-starting natural resilience reverses stress susceptibility

April 17, 2014 — Compensatory response shields mice from depression-like behaviors Ė NIH-funded study.

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Eavesdropping on brain cell chatter

April 16, 2014 — NIH-funded researchers develop novel tools to learn how astrocytes listen in on neurons.

Research consortium including NIH proposes diagnostic criteria for sarcopenia

April 15, 2014 — Condition leads to disability in many older adults.

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Gene linked to excess male hormones in female infertility disorder

April 15, 2014 — Discovery by NIH-supported researchers may lead to diagnostic test, treatment.

Dr. Yvonne T. Maddox to serve as Acting Director of NIMHD

April 15, 2014 — Her appointment follows the retirement of Dr. John Ruffin.

Unexpected protein partnership has implications for cancer treatment

April 15, 2014 — NIH scientists find unusual method that may alter tumor growth.

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GuLF STUDY gears up for second round of health exams

April 11, 2014 — Research continues four years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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Too much protein may kill brain cells as Parkinsonís progresses

April 10, 2014 — NIH-funded study on key Parkinsonís gene finds a possible new target for monitoring the disease.

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