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NIH invests in next iteration of public-private partnership to advance precision medicine research for Alzheimer’s disease

March 2, 2021 - 7:00pm
Effort is part of the Accelerating Medicines Partnership to enable development of effective targeted therapies.

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NIH halts trial of COVID-19 convalescent plasma in emergency department patients with mild symptoms

March 2, 2021 - 5:30pm
Study shows the treatment is safe, but provides no significant benefit in this group.

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Law enforcement seizures of methamphetamine and marijuana rose during pandemic

March 2, 2021 - 5:00pm
Findings suggest that the pandemic may have impacted the availability and demand of some, but not all, illegal drugs.

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NIH effort seeks to understand MIS-C, range of SARS-CoV-2 effects on children

March 2, 2021 - 2:15pm
Program to investigate why some children are at greater risk for SARS-CoV-2 infection than others.

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NIH to evaluate COVID-19 at-home testing system

March 1, 2021 - 4:00pm
Newly authorized COVID-19 diagnostic kit is paired with smartphone app.

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Statement from NIH and BARDA on the FDA Emergency Use Authorization of the Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine

February 28, 2021 - 12:45am
The single-shot vaccine is the third COVID-19 vaccine in the United States to be granted an EUA.

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Study identifies cardiovascular risk factors that may lead to pregnancy problems for first-time moms

February 26, 2021 - 1:30pm
NIH-supported findings also show cardiovascular risks and pregnancy complications can raise chances of hypertension years after childbirth .

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New experiences enhance learning by resetting key brain circuit

February 24, 2021 - 4:00pm
NIH-funded study shows how novelty triggers neural mechanisms that facilitate flexible strategy encoding

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NIH study finds that people with SARS-CoV-2 antibodies may have a low risk of future infection

February 24, 2021 - 4:00pm
Results may explain why reinfection appears to be relatively rare.

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Monoclonal antibodies against MERS coronavirus show promise in Phase 1 NIH-sponsored trial

February 23, 2021 - 7:00pm
Antibodies were well tolerated and generally safe when administered simultaneously to healthy adults.

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Mouse study shows bacteriophage therapy could fight drug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae

February 23, 2021 - 2:00pm
Using viruses instead of antibiotics to tame troublesome drug-resistant bacteria is a promising strategy.

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Video coaching program may improve parenting skills and children’s school readiness

February 19, 2021 - 2:00pm
NIH-funded study suggests feedback-based video intervention could help at-risk families.

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To end HIV epidemic, we must address health disparities

February 19, 2021 - 1:45pm
Expert report cites unequal progress in Southern U.S. and among marginalized groups.

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NIH funds study to evaluate remdesivir for COVID-19 in pregnancy

February 17, 2021 - 2:15pm
The study will be conducted at 17 sites in the continental United States and Puerto Rico.

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Genetic study of Lewy body dementia supports ties to Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases

February 16, 2021 - 8:00pm
NIH-led study locates five genes that may play a critical role in Lewy body dementia.

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Combination treatment for common glioma type shows promise in mice

February 16, 2021 - 7:30pm
NIH-funded preclinical study suggests new approach to treat a type of brain tumor

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Researchers propose that humidity from masks may lessen severity of COVID-19

February 12, 2021 - 9:00pm
NIH study compares how different face masks affect humidity inside the mask.

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Study Identifies Risk Factors for Elevated Anxiety in Young Adults During COVID-19 Pandemic

February 12, 2021 - 5:00pm
Findings on impact of childhood temperament could help with anxiety prevention efforts.

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NIH experts discuss SARS-CoV-2 viral variants

February 12, 2021 - 3:00pm
Editorial emphasizes need for global response.

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Four potential COVID-19 therapeutics enter Phase 2/3 testing in NIH ACTIV-2 trial

February 12, 2021 - 2:30pm
The added sub-studies will test four interventions for safety and efficacy.

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