News Releases - April 2014
April 29, 2014 — NIH-funded scientists look at combined therapy, but call for further research.
April 29, 2014 — Efforts to focus on combatting epidemic of noncommunicable diseases.
April 28, 2014 — NIH study indicates hormone may provide treatment for social disorders.
April 25, 2014 — Statement by B.F. (Lee) Hall, M.D., Ph.D., and Anthony S. Fauci, M.D.
April 24, 2014 — Leaps orders of magnitude beyond existing tools – NIH study.
April 24, 2014 — Commentary describes vital medications are being underutilized in addiction treatment.
April 23, 2014 — John J. O’Shea, M.D. to receive the Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine.
April 23, 2014 — Drug treatment and weight loss can restore lost vision, NIH-funded study shows.
April 21, 2014 — Evidence found that chronic heavy alcohol use affects a gene involved in mitochondrial repair and muscle regeneration.
April 17, 2014 — Compensatory response shields mice from depression-like behaviors – NIH-funded study.
April 16, 2014 — NIH-funded researchers develop novel tools to learn how astrocytes listen in on neurons.
April 15, 2014 — Condition leads to disability in many older adults.
April 15, 2014 — Discovery by NIH-supported researchers may lead to diagnostic test, treatment.
April 15, 2014 — Her appointment follows the retirement of Dr. John Ruffin.
April 15, 2014 — NIH scientists find unusual method that may alter tumor growth.
April 11, 2014 — Research continues four years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
April 10, 2014 — NIH-funded study on key Parkinson’s gene finds a possible new target for monitoring the disease.
April 10, 2014 — NIAID-supported centers integrate research to improve pandemic preparedness.
April 9, 2014 — NIH-supported study finds drug does appear to reduce hospitalizations for diastolic heart failure.
April 8, 2014 — Groundbreaking results bring new hope for those with spinal cord injury – NIH study.
April 7, 2014 — April is Alcohol Awareness Month, a time to learn about the health and social problems caused by drinking too much.
April 2, 2014 — A comprehensive three-dimensional atlas of the developing human brain that incorporates gene activity along with anatomical reference atlases and neuroimaging data has released its first major report online today in Nature.
April 1, 2014 — Increased live birth rate in subgroup of participants.
April 1, 2014 — Obesity, rather than diet, causes changes in the colon that may lead to colorectal cancer, according to a study in mice by the National Institutes of Health.
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