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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WASHINGTON, May 9 (KUNA) -- A malaria vaccine has been proven to protect several healthy adults who have never caught the disease for more than one year, the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) said on Monday.
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.
Dr Anthony Fauci, of the US National Institutes of Health, where the vaccine was tested, called the results "promising".
The 11-week, 179-patient study is being conducted at 10 US clinics under a Collaborative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) at the US National Institutes of Health.
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).
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-March 29, 2012-Amazon Web Services and the US National Institutes of Health make the complete 1000 Genomes Project publicly available as a data set on AWS(C)1994-2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
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.
13 October 2010 - Danish biotech company Bavarian Nordic A/S (CPH: BAVA) said today that the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) granted to it funding, the value of which was not disclosed, to advance its research in filoviruses -- Ebola and Marburg.
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.
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.
Study leader DrMichael Leitzmann, from the National Cancer Institute at the US National Institutes of Health, said: "Possible mechanisms through which physical activitymay protect against breast cancer that are independent of body mass include reduced exposure to growth factors, enhanced immune function, and decreased chronic inflammation, variables that are related both to greater physical activity and to lower breast cancer risk.

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