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Object motion and amacrine cells in retina

Circuit in the eye relies on built-in delay to see small moving objects

August 31, 2015 — NIH-funded study reveals how motion-sensing cells in mice link to other cells in the eye.

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Short bouts of activity may offset lack of sustained exercise in kids

August 27, 2015 — NIH study finds interrupting sitting with short walks lowers blood sugar, insulin and blood fats.

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Expanded National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week begins January 25

August 27, 2015 — Two NIH institutes join forces to educate teens about the risks of using drugs and alcohol.

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Low-level arsenic exposure before birth associated with early puberty and obesity in female mice

August 26, 2015 — The study is a good starting point for examining whether low-dose arsenic exposure could have similar health outcomes in humans.

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NIH launches human RSV study

August 26, 2015 — Study aims to understand infection in healthy adults to aid development of RSV medicines, vaccines.

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NIH study shows no benefit of omega-3 or other nutritional supplements for cognitive decline

August 25, 2015 — Large NIH study followed 4,000 participants over a five-year period.

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In uveitis, bacteria in gut may instruct immune cells to attack the eye

August 18, 2015 — NIH scientists propose novel mechanism to explain autoimmune uveitis.

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Teens using e-cigarettes may be more likely to start smoking tobacco

August 18, 2015 — Teens using e-cigarettes may be more likely to start smoking tobacco.

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Scientists uncover nuclear process in the brain that may affect disease

August 17, 2015 — NIH-funded study highlights the possible role of glial brain cells in neurological disorders.

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Newly discovered cells restore liver damage in mice without cancer risk

August 14, 2015 — Hybrid hepatocytes generate new tissue following chronic liver damage in mice.

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