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July 2014

Tuesday, July 22

Monday, July 21

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Common Gene Variants Account for Most Genetic Risk for AutismFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)

Saturday, July 19Return to top

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NIH Scientists Identify Gene Linked to Fatal Inflammatory Disease in ChildrenFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)
NIH System to Monitor Emerging Drug TrendsFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Drug Abuse)

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Young Adults More Likely to Attend CollegeFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)

Thursday, July 10Return to top

Polio-Free U.S. Thanks to Vaccine Efforts (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Wednesday, July 9Return to top

New Treatment Increases Pregnancy Rate for Women with Infertility DisorderFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)

Tuesday, July 8Return to top

Brain Tumor Invasion Along Blood Vessels May Lead to New Cancer TreatmentsFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)
Low Doses of Arsenic Cause Cancer in Male MiceFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences)

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Acute Kidney Injury, Chronic Kidney Disease Each a Risk of the OtherFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)
Hurricane Season: Be Prepared (Food and Drug Administration)
Report Shows Combining Drug Use with Underage Drinking Raises Health Risks (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)

Wednesday, July 2Return to top

Gene Type Confers 26 Percent Chance of Early Celiac Sign by Age 5From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)
Hyperthermia: Too Hot for Your HealthFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Aging)

Tuesday, July 1Return to top

Adults Stop Anti-Rejection Drugs After Partial Stem-Cell Transplant Reverses Sickle Cell DiseaseFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)
Antibiotic Resistance in Foodborne Germs Is an Ongoing Threat (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
NIH Names New Clinical Sites in Undiagnosed Diseases NetworkFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Human Genome Research Institute)
Pelvic Exam DebateVideo (HealthDay)

June 2014

Monday, June 30Return to top

Alcohol Deaths (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Keep Your Cool in Hot Weather (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Lead in Kids' Blood Linked with Behavioral and Emotional ProblemsFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences)
NIH-Funded Researchers Extend Liver Preservation for TransplantationFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering)
Sexting and TeensVideo (HealthDay)
Tetanus: Make Sure Your Family Is Fully Immunized (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Sunday, June 29Return to top

Friday, June 27Return to top

FDA Approves Afrezza to Treat Diabetes (Food and Drug Administration)

Thursday, June 26Return to top

Breast Cancer - Men Get It Too (Food and Drug Administration)

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Prevent Mosquito Bites (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Safe Use of Flea and Tick Products in Pets (Food and Drug Administration)
Stay Safe during Lightning (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Sunday, June 22Return to top

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FDA Approves Sivextro to Treat Skin Infections (Food and Drug Administration)

Thursday, June 19Return to top

Report Shows Rise in Methamphetamine-Related Hospital Emergency Department Visits (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)

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Bionic Pancreas Outperforms Insulin Pump in Adults, YouthFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)

Saturday, June 14Return to top

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NIH Scientists Take Totally Tubular Journey through Brain CellsFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)

Thursday, June 12Return to top

Tips to Ensure Safe Celebrations on the Fourth of July (American Academy of Ophthalmology)

Wednesday, June 11Return to top

Tuesday, June 10Return to top

Growing Evidence Ties Heart Health to Alzheimers Risk (Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation)
Halting HeartburnVideo (HealthDay)
How to Check for Bedbugs (American Academy of Dermatology)
More Than 29 Million Americans Have Diabetes; 1 in 4 Doesn't Know (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Poor Sleep May Be Linked to Alzheimer's Disease (Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation)
Report Reveals Millions of Young Adults Use Illicit Substances Every Day (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)

Monday, June 9Return to top

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Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Men's Health MonthVideo (HealthDay)

Thursday, June 5Return to top

Four Medication Safety Tips for Older Adults (Food and Drug Administration)

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MDMA Can Be Fatal in Warm EnvironmentsFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Drug Abuse)
No Excuse to Leave Your Dog to Die in an Unattended Vehicle (American Veterinary Medical Association)

Monday, June 2Return to top

New CDC Data on Foodborne Disease Outbreaks (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Shining a Light on MemoryFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Mental Health)

Sunday, June 1Return to top


May 2014

Friday, May 30Return to top

Thursday, May 29Return to top

Measles Cases in the United States Reach 20-Year High (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Protecting Your Vision: Facts and Fiction (Food and Drug Administration)

Wednesday, May 28Return to top

Sometimes Drugs and the Liver Don't Mix (Food and Drug Administration)

Tuesday, May 27Return to top

Federal Pain Research Database LaunchedFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)
Skin Cancer Awareness (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Your Preteens and Teens Need Vaccines Too! (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Monday, May 26Return to top

Americans Are Walking More to Improve Their Health (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Arthritis Increases Chance of Falls (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Sunday, May 25Return to top

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FDA Approves Dalvance to Treat Skin Infections (Food and Drug Administration)

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NIH Researchers Discover Key Factor in Early Auditory System DevelopmentFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders)
NIH Study Links High Cholesterol Levels to Lower FertilityFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)

Monday, May 19Return to top

How Sweet It Is: All about Sugar Substitutes (Food and Drug Administration)

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PrEP for HIV Prevention (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Tuesday, May 13Return to top

Asthma Awareness Month 2014: NIH Continues Its Commitment to Asthma ResearchFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences)

Monday, May 12Return to top

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Longevity Gene May Boost Brain PowerFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Aging, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)
Pregnancy and AgeVideo (HealthDay)

Thursday, May 8Return to top

Parasitic Infections Also Occur in the United States (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Wednesday, May 7Return to top

Cholesterol-Lowering Statin Drugs May Ward Off Dementia (Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation)
Fighting Allergy Season with Medications (Food and Drug Administration)

Tuesday, May 6Return to top

Inactivity Related to Chronic Disease in Adults with Disabilities (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

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Drug Pair Cuts Children's Urinary Infections up to 80 PercentFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)
It's Spring - Time to Prevent Lyme Disease (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Saturday, May 3Return to top

Steroids after Surgery Do Not Help Infants with Rare Liver DiseaseFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)

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April 2014

Wednesday, April 30Return to top

Tuesday, April 29Return to top

Preliminary Results Show Improvement in MS SymptomsFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)

Monday, April 28Return to top

Be an Active Member of Your Health Care Team (Food and Drug Administration)
Parasite Nibbles Human Cells to DeathFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)

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Recognize Tobacco in its Many Forms (Food and Drug Administration)