U.S. National Institutes of Health

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U.S. Na·tion·al In·sti·tutes of Health

(NIH) (na'shŭn-al in'sti-tūts helth)
The agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service responsible for medical and behavioral research.
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Heptares Therapeutics ("Heptares"), the clinical-stage GPCR structure-guided drug discovery and development company and wholly-owned subsidiary of Sosei Group Corporation, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), one of the US National Institutes of Health.
Scientists from US National Institutes of Health (NIH)'s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Division of Intramural Research, concluded that VSV-EBOV likely would be equally protective against different EBOV strains, Medical Xpress reported.
The vaccine has been developed by British pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline and the US National Institutes of Health.
Dr Anthony Fauci, of the US National Institutes of Health, where the vaccine was tested, called the results "promising".
The nine chapters in this collection survey the history of global health initiatives to control disease in Africa by European colonial and independent African state institutions, the World Health Organization, nongovernmental organizations, funding and research institutions, and the US National Institutes of Health from the colonial era to the present, including smallpox, malaria, malnutrition, hepatitis C, cholera, HIV, influenza, and heroin use and trafficking.
Administering stem cells derived from a patient's own bone marrow either three or seven days after a heart attack is safe, but does not improve heart function six months later, according to a clinical trial supported by the US National Institutes of Health (NIH).
The study, funded by the US National Institutes of Health, also found that those attending slimming classes, such as Weight Watchers, lose double the amount of weight than those who followed a strict weight-loss programme set up by a doctor.
Despite a dramatic rise in reports of poorquality anti-malarial drugs over the past decade, the issue is much greater than it seems,' Gaurvika Nayyar, of the Fogarty International Center at the US National Institutes of Health, wrote in a study in the
Dr Honglei Chen, from the US National Institutes of Health in North Carolina, who led the research, said: "Parkinson's disease patients in general have a lower risk for cancer, smokingrelated cancers in particular, but they may have a higher risk for melanoma.
The US National Institutes of Health estimates that nearly 20 per cent of people in the US have used prescription drugs for non-medical reasons.
The US National Institutes of Health has announced promising results of a multi-site clinical trial--known as HPTN 035--of two candidate vaginal microbicides, carried out in South Africa, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe and the US.
Zarouni, who is also former director of US National Institutes of Health, told the audience at the Ramadan majlis of General Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

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