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Gulf spill oil dispersants associated with health symptoms in cleanup workers

2017-09-19 20:15:00

Dispersants are a blend of chemical compounds used to break down oil slicks.




New toolkit helps nurses use genomics in patient care

2017-09-19 15:45:00

site developed with input from clinical educators and administrators features over 100 resources.




Exposure to pet and pest allergens during infancy linked to reduced asthma risk

2017-09-19 15:30:00

NIH-funded study may aid development of asthma prevention strategies.




Life-saving post-ER suicide prevention strategies are cost effective

2017-09-15 14:15:00

Follow-up postcards less expensive, more effective than usual care: NIH study.




Researchers turn to creative approaches to battle kidney stones

2017-09-13 14:30:00

NIH-funded two-year clinical trial will monitor effects of increased fluid intake on risk of stones.




NIH awards $15 million to support development of 3-D human tissue models

2017-09-12 16:15:00

“Tissue chips” to be engineered to model disease and test drug efficacy prior to clinical trials.




Dr. James Ostell named Director of the National Center for Biotechnology Information

2017-09-11 16:00:00

NCBI maintains biomedical databases, including PubMed, GenBank, BLAST, Entrez, RefSeq, dbSNP, PubMed Central and dbGaP.




NIH awards nearly $100 million for Autism Centers of Excellence program

2017-09-07 13:00:00

Program supports large research projects aimed at understanding and developing interventions for autism spectrum disorder




NCI’s Douglas R. Lowy and John T. Schiller to receive 2017 Lasker Award

2017-09-06 12:30:00

Scientists honored for their research leading to the development of HPV vaccines




Zika virus selectively infects and kills glioblastoma cells in mice

2017-09-05 22:00:00

Researchers describe the impact of ZIKV on glioblastoma cells in human tissue samples and mice