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2014-02-05 12:28:51

Opportunities Are Part of Major Funding Push Totaling $1 Billion Over Next Two Years WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today issued eight PCORI Funding Announcements (PFAs) offering up to $206 million in support for a range of patient-centered comparative effectiveness research (CER) projects. The funding opportunities include the latest two to focus on specific high-impact topics and PCORI's first call for...

2014-02-05 12:26:12

Effective all year, the initiative provides current information and resources on different health topics each month MIAMI, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its commitment to act as a positive force in the lives of Hispanic women and support their efforts to care for their families, Discovery Familia launches CAMINO AL BIENESTAR, a year-round initiative offering resources and advice about a variety of health and well-being topics, including prevention, alternative medicine,...

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...

2014-02-04 23:20:27

The Multiple System Atrophy Coalition Board of Directors has voted to award $219,000 in research grants to fund five MSA research projects, with funds being distributed in the first quarter of 2014. In 2013, the MSA Coalition® established an MSA Research Grant Program and a world-class scientific advisory board to review and rank research applications. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 The Multiple System Atrophy Coalition has announced its inaugural round of funding for...

2014-02-04 11:40:48

A team of researchers has found that British people travelling abroad for medical treatment are often unaware of the potential health and financial consequences they could face. The researchers say this can, in some cases, have catastrophic effects for individual patients. At least 63,000 UK residents travel abroad for medical treatment each year. However, the study led by the University of York, and involving the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Royal Holloway...

2014-01-28 09:12:25

Kennedy Krieger researchers develop valid and accurate model for FSHD Researchers at the Kennedy Krieger Institute recently announced study findings showing the successful development of a humanized preclinical model for facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD), providing scientists with a much needed tool to accelerate novel therapeutic research and development. Published in Human Molecular Genetics, the study outlines the validity of a unique model that, for the first time,...

2014-01-22 23:23:57

Funding Will Support Inflexxion's Study of Chronic Pain Patients’ Use of Innovative Technology to Improve Care Coordination and Patient Engagement Newton, MA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Inflexxion, a leader in health care information technology with world-class subject matter experts and a research staff that develops scientifically-based, interactive technologies to improve lives through behavioral change, has been approved for a funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research...

2014-01-17 16:23:40

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Foundation of America applauds Congress for enacting the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014, H.R. 3547, which provides funding for vital lupus research and education programs. While the legislation provides good news for the fight against lupus, the omnibus bill only partially restores National Institutes of Health (NIH) funds that were previously cut from federal budgets through the automatic spending reductions known as...

2014-01-15 12:21:36

BALTIMORE, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Institute of Health ("NIH"), the nation's largest biomedical research institution, will utilize Curtis Bay Medical Waste Services (www.curtisbaymws.com) for the next 5 years through 2018, for all of NIH's medical waste transportation and processing services. Curtis Bay was selected based on its environmentally sustainable and reliable medical waste management services, along with its proven commitment to exceptional customer...

2014-01-14 16:25:57

Company Continues Commitment to Families of Children Treated at the National Institutes of Health RESTON, Va, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos [NYSE: LDOS], a national security, health and engineering solutions company, continued its support of The Children's Inn at NIH with its second $100,000 donation in 2013 to assist The Inn's Park and Playground. The Children's Inn at NIH is a residential "place like home" for more than 1,500 seriously ill children and their families...


Latest National Institutes of Health Reference Libraries

Bulletin of the World Health Organization
2012-06-04 20:04:03

The Bulletin of the World Health Organization is a public health journal established in 1947 and published monthly by the World Health Organization (WHO). The editor-in-chief is Adetokunbo O. Lucas. The journal aims to offer publish health policy and practice guidance based on the best evidence available, while encouraging closer links between scientific investigation and the art of helping populations to lead healthier lives. Articles are published in English and abstracts are available...

Disease Models & Mechanisms
2012-05-12 21:51:28

Disease Models & Mechanisms (DMM) is a peer-reviewed open-access biomedical journal published by The Company of Biologists, a UK non-profit publisher of international biological journals, such as Journal of Cell Science and the journal Development. The journal covers the mechanisms, diagnostics and treatment of human disease. The journal publishes original research and review articles, and aims to promote communication between basic researchers, translational researchers and...

American Journal of Translational Research
2012-05-07 07:59:00

The American Journal of Translational Research is an open-access peer-reviewed medical journal published by the e-Century Publishing Corporation. The journal was established in 2009 and is considered one of the major journals on translational medical research. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is Wen-Hwa Lee (University of California, Irvine). The journal is intended to provide barrier-free forum for rapid dissemination of novel discoveries in translational research of medical science...

International Journal of Biological Sciences
2012-04-29 21:02:27

The International Journal of Biological Sciences is an open-access scientific journal published by Ivyspring International Publisher. It publishes original articles and short research communications in all areas of biological sciences. Articles are archived in PubMed Central. The editor-in-chief is Chuxia Deng (National Institutes of Health). The journal is abstracted and indexed in the following databases: MEDLINE/PubMed, Science Citation Index Expanded, Current Contents/Life Sciences,...

Virology Journal
2012-04-24 18:40:35

Virology Journal is an open-access peer-reviewed medical journal published by BioMed Central. It covers research related to viruses and the prevention of viral infection (including vaccination, the use of antiviral agents, and gene therapy). Virology Journal was established in 2004 and is edited by Robert F. Garry. The goal of the journal is to cover rapid communications amongst virologists. The journal has not been published without controversy, however. On 21, July 2010, the journal...

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