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Channel makeover bioengineered to switch off neurons

April 24, 2014 — Leaps orders of magnitude beyond existing tools – NIH study.

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HHS leaders call for expanded use of medications to combat opioid overdose epidemic

April 24, 2014 — Commentary describes vital medications are being underutilized in addiction treatment.

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NIH scientist to receive Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine

April 23, 2014 — John J. O’Shea, M.D. to receive the Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine.

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Glaucoma drug helps women with blinding disorder linked to obesity

April 23, 2014 — Drug treatment and weight loss can restore lost vision, NIH-funded study shows.

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 – 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.

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