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

February 19, 2021 - 3:00pm
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 - 2:45pm
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 - 3:15pm
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 - 9:00pm
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 - 8:30pm
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 - 10:00pm
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 - 6:00pm
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 - 4:00pm
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 - 3:30pm
The added sub-studies will test four interventions for safety and efficacy.

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NIH calls for greater inclusion of pregnant and lactating people in COVID-19 vaccine research

February 10, 2021 - 5:15pm
Obstacles to include pregnant and lactating people in clinical research are longstanding.

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NIH’s TOPMed program publishes data on over 53,000 diverse genomes

February 10, 2021 - 5:00pm
Historic findings could boost precision medicine, reduce health disparities

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Distinctness of mental disorders traced to differences in gene readouts

February 8, 2021 - 10:15pm
NIH researchers take “deep dive” into brain’s transcriptome.

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Clinical trial in hospitalized COVID-19 patients evaluates long-acting antibody therapy

February 8, 2021 - 8:00pm
NIH trial has begun enrolling participants.

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Fecal microbiota transplants help patients with advanced melanoma respond to immunotherapy

February 4, 2021 - 8:00pm
Study is one of the first to demonstrate in patients that altering the composition of the gut microbiome can improve the response to immunotherapy.

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Computerized adaptive screener may help identify youth at risk for suicide

February 3, 2021 - 6:00pm
Screener outperforms current evaluations, could help emergency departments quickly facilitate a connection with supportive services,

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Intranasal influenza vaccine spurs strong immune response in Phase 1 study

February 3, 2021 - 3:00pm
The vaccine platform could be highly adaptable for use against other viruses.

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NIH networks to advance emotional well-being research

February 1, 2021 - 7:00pm
Grants will facilitate transdisciplinary research in the social, behavioral, psychological, biological, and neurobiological sciences.

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NIH study shows hyaluronan is effective in treating chronic lung disease

February 1, 2021 - 3:00pm
Naturally produced by the body, hyaluronan represents a new class of biologic that significantly improves lung health in patients with severe COPD.

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Scientists identify locations of early prion protein deposition in retina

January 29, 2021 - 3:00pm
Findings indicate cones precede rods as targets for infection.

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Janssen Investigational COVID-19 Vaccine: Interim Analysis of Phase 3 Clinical Data Released

January 29, 2021 - 2:00pm
Single dose vaccine appears to be safe and effective at preventing moderate and severe COVID-19 in adults.

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