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Peer-reviewed report on Moderna COVID-19 vaccine publishes

December 31, 2020 - 1:00am
Data from Phase 3 clinical trial confirm vaccine is effective.

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NIH study uncovers blood vessel damage and inflammation in COVID-19 patients’ brains but no infection

December 30, 2020 - 11:00pm
Results from a study of 19 deceased patients suggests brain damage is a byproduct of a patient’s illness.

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Higher red cell transfusion threshold offers no advantage for treating preterm infants

December 30, 2020 - 11:00pm
Very low birthweight infants often need blood transfusions to survive.

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Phase 3 trial of Novavax investigational COVID-19 vaccine opens

December 28, 2020 - 3:15pm
NIH- and BARDA-funded trial will enroll up to 30,000 volunteers.

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Study links metabolic syndrome to higher cardiovascular risk in patients with psoriasis

December 28, 2020 - 12:45pm
Metabolic syndrome affects about 25% of adults and is on the rise, and its prevalence is even greater among patients with psoriasis.

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Scientists discover how our brains track where we and others go

December 23, 2020 - 5:00pm
NIH-funded study suggests our brains may be more in tune with each other than we think.

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AI-designed serotonin sensor may help scientists study sleep and mental health

December 23, 2020 - 3:00pm
NIH BRAIN Initiative scientists used machine learning to redesign a bacterial ‘Venus flytrap’ protein that can monitor brain serotonin levels in real time.

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Results of NIH-sponsored ACTIV-3 trial published

December 22, 2020 - 11:00pm
Experimental monoclonal antibody not efficacious in Phase 3 trial.

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Infant opioid withdrawal therapy varies widely by treatment site

December 22, 2020 - 9:15pm
NIH-funded findings highlight need for clinical trials to determine best treatment options.

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NIH ACTIV Trial of blood thinners pauses enrollment of critically ill COVID-19 patients

December 22, 2020 - 9:00pm
Anticoagulation drugs did not reduce the need for organ support.

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Pregnant women in third trimester unlikely to pass SARS-CoV-2 infection to newborns

December 22, 2020 - 5:00pm
NIH-funded findings also suggest less-than-expected transfer of maternal SARS-CoV-2 antibodies through placenta.

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NIH neuroscientists isolate promising mini antibodies against COVID-19 from a llama

December 22, 2020 - 2:15pm
Preliminary results suggest anti-COVID19 nanobodies may be effective at preventing and diagnosing infections.

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NIH holds COVID-19 vaccine kick-off event

December 21, 2020 - 11:45pm
NIH Clinical Center front-line workers, Azar, Collins, Fauci to receive doses from agency’s initial stock.

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Reston Ebolavirus spreads efficiently in pigs

December 21, 2020 - 11:00pm
Finding reveals potential for spread to humans.

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NIH funds eight studies to uncover risk factors for COVID-19-related inflammatory syndrome in children

December 21, 2020 - 10:00pm
Awards part of a larger effort to study pediatric COVID-19 and related conditions.

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NIH to support radical approaches to nationwide COVID-19 testing and surveillance

December 21, 2020 - 8:00pm
RADx-rad program will fund non-traditional and repurposed technologies to combat the current pandemic and address future viral disease outbreaks.

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

December 19, 2020 - 12:15am
The mRNA-1273 vaccine is the second COVID-19 vaccine in the United States to be granted an EUA.

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