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2014-03-24 12:29:44

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Hematology (ASH), the world's largest professional society concerned with the causes and treatment of blood disorders, today announced the names of 15 research investigators who will receive critical interim support from the Society for hematology research proposals that, despite earning high scores, could not be funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) amid severe funding reductions. The support...

2014-03-20 12:33:12

Also accredited: first organization in the Middle East, second in Taiwan, and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital WASHINGTON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs today announced that it has accredited four more organizations--including the National Institutes of Health, the first hospital in the Middle East, a second in Taiwan, and a world renowned children's research hospital....

2014-03-11 08:31:46

PHOENIX, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Based on early testing, the future looks bright for the creation of a technologically advanced national registry to collect data on the experience of pain sufferers and their responses to treatment, according to Stanford scientists who presented data at the 30(th) Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM). In a scientific session on Friday, Sean Mackey, MD, PhD, president of AAPM, explained how the Health Electronic...

2014-03-07 12:25:23

SPRINGFIELD, N.J., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hudson Robotics, a leader in laboratory robotics instrumentation will be exhibiting at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Spring Research Festival. The exhibition portion of the event will take place April 23-24, 2014 in the Exhibit Tent - Parking Lot #10H, adjacent to the Clinical Center at the NIH's Bethesda, MD campus. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140307/PH78827LOGO This festival has been an annual event for...

2014-02-25 00:21:09

Medal recognizes work studying RNA BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) has selected Jennifer Doudna, Ph.D., a Professor from the University of California, Berkeley, as the second winner of its Lurie Prize in the Biomedical Sciences. Doudna, a Howard Hughes Investigator and Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology, will be presented the Lurie Prize medal and a $100,000 honorarium on May 20 in...

2014-02-24 12:27:00

Albert Einstein College of Medicine is One of Four U.S. Field Sites for Landmark Study BRONX, N.Y., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One in every six people in the U.S. is Hispanic/Latino and as a group they live longer than non-Hispanic whites (81.4 years vs. 78.8 years). Yet, despite their strong representation and relative longevity, little is understood about this group's health conditions and behaviors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120531/DC16559LOGO The Hispanic...

2014-02-20 23:00:52

First findings released by National Institutes of Health (NIH) in largest and most comprehensive study ever conducted on Hispanic health. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 “Today, because of the participation of 16,145 Hispanic men and women in this groundbreaking NIH study, we have a better picture of health in America,” said Dr. Jane L. Delgado, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health (the Alliance). She added, “To understand the reasons Hispanics...

Clinical Study Shows Test For Persistent Lyme Infection Using Live Ticks Is Safe
2014-02-12 21:08:46

NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Recruitment continues in trial at NIH, Tufts Medical Center In a first-of-its-kind study for Lyme disease, researchers have used live, disease-free ticks to see if Lyme disease bacteria can be detected in people who continue to experience symptoms such as fatigue or arthritis after completing antibiotic therapy. The technique, called xenodiagnosis, attempts to find evidence of a disease-causing microbe indirectly, through use of...

2014-02-10 23:04:05

The National Cancer Institute division of the NIH has recently awarded Chrono Therapeutics, a pioneer in digital drug products, a $2.23M grant to commercialize its lead product-SmartStop.™ Smartstop is the first “smart" transdermal nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) system that synchronizes the delivery of nicotine at the times of cravings to prevent cravings from occurring. Cambridge, Mass (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 The National Cancer Institute division of the NIH has recently...

2014-02-04 23:28:01

Seafood Nutrition Partnership, NIH, Sister to Sister Foundation Team Up to Promote Seafood’s Role in Preventing Heart Disease Among Women Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 To raise awareness among women that prevention of heart disease should be a top priority—and to promote the heart-health benefits of seafood consumption—Seafood Nutrition Partnership is collaborating with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) program The Heart Truth® and Sister to Sister: The...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.