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September 2002

September 22-30, 2002
NIH/ORWH Announces $6 Million in Grants to Foster Careers in Women's Health BIRCWH II Program Advances Research at 12 Institutions in 11 States, September 30, 2002
Scientists Discover Genetic Defect Responsible For Devastating Brain Disorder Among Amish Babies, September 30, 2002
NIH Funding Establishes a Chimpanzee Sanctuary, September 30, 2002
NIDA and SAMHSA Enter Agreement to Expedite Transfer of Findings from Treatment Research into Clinical Practice , September 27, 2002
Women with Endometriosis Have Higher Rates of Some Diseases, September 26, 2002
New Drugs Protect Nerve Cells in Parkinson Mice, September 25, 2002
Rare Disorder Provides New Insight Into Fighting Infection, September 25, 2002
NIAMS Scientists Find Biochemical "Switch" Directs Muscle Building, September 25, 2002
NHLBI Launches National Women's Heart Health Awareness Campaign, September 25, 2002
Fogarty International Center Announces First Awards for International Tobacco and Health Research and Capacity Building Program, September 25, 2002

September 15-21, 2002
National Cancer Institute Co-Hosts Third International Conference on Smokeless Tobacco, September 20, 2002
Tampa, Phoenix, St. Louis and Providence Initiate Recruitment of 50,000 Sisters of Women with Breast Cancer For Landmark Search for Its Causes, September 19, 2002
New Approach to Replacing Immune Cells Shrinks Tumors in Patients with Melanoma, September 19, 2002
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Launches New and Expanded "Star Sleeper" Web Site, September 19, 2002
Nine Hours of Sleep Key to "Back to School" Success, September 19, 2002
New Brochure Says "Cuide su Corazón" to People with Diabetes, September 18, 2002
Fifty Thousand Current and Former Smokers Needed for National Lung Screening Trial, September 18, 2002
NIH Awards Grants for Two New Autism Research Centers, September 18, 2002
Compounds Prevent Alcohol's Disruption of Important Developmental Process, September 18, 2002

September 8-14, 2002
NHGRI Adds Cow and Dog To High Priority List For Sequencing Model Organisms, September 12, 2002
Thomas R. Insel, M.D., Named New Director of the National Institute of Mental Health, September 10, 2002
Ting-Kai Li, M.D. Named New Director of NIH's Alcohol Research Institute, September 10, 2002
Multiples Born to Older Moms Fare Same as or Better than Those Born to Younger Moms, September 10, 2002
Stress System Malfunction Could Lead to Serious, Life Threatening Disease, September 9, 2002
NHGRI Names Alan E. Guttmacher, M.D. to be New Deputy Director, September 9, 2002
Popular Consumer Web Site at the National Library of Medicine Launches a Spanish Version, September 9, 2002

September 1-7, 2002
Bone Loss in Depo-Provera Users Largely Reversible, September 6, 2002
New Device Detects Fetal Brain Response to Light, September 5, 2002
Cat Exposure Increases Asthma Risk for Children of Asthmatic Mothers, September 5, 2002
Vaccine Prevents Stroke in Rats, September 5, 2002
Even Neurons Have Favorite Numbers, September 5, 2002
Early Mental Health Intervention Reduces Mass Violence Trauma, September 5, 2002
NHLBI Study Finds Dramatic Decline in Physical Activity Among African-American and White Girls, September 4, 2002
New Initiative will Assess Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries, September 3, 2002

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