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2013-12-13 09:53:14

Children of 2-parent homes grow up to have lower rates of adult hypertension In a study of African-American men, researchers from the National Institutes of Health found that boys who grew up in two-parent homes were less likely to have high blood pressure as adults compared to those raised by a single parent. Reported in the Dec. 12, 2013, issue of the journal Hypertension, this is the first study of an African-American population to document an association between childhood family living...

2013-12-09 23:27:51

The Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA) invites investigators from all disciplines interested in studying interstitial cystitis (IC), also known as painful bladder syndrome or bladder pain syndrome, to submit an application for the $25,000 2014 ICA Pilot Research Grant. McLean, VA (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 The Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA) invites investigators from all disciplines interested in studying interstitial cystitis (IC), also known as painful bladder syndrome or...

2013-12-04 11:09:30

From 2000 to 2010, the presence of a minority faculty development program at U.S. medical schools was not associated with greater underrepresented minority faculty representation, recruitment, or promotion, according to a study appearing in the December 4 issue of JAMA, a medical education theme issue. "Minority physicians and scientists have been inadequately represented among medical school faculty when compared with their representation in the U.S. population. Although their...

2013-12-03 23:25:07

The Meso Foundation congratulates Congresswomen Betty McCollum and Chellie Pingree for sending a letter to all members of the U.S. House of Representatives requesting they sign on to urge the National Cancer Institute to further mesothelioma research. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Yesterday, U.S. Congresswomen Betty McCollum (D-MN) and Chellie Pingree (D-ME) sent a “Dear Colleague” letter to all members of the U.S. House of Representatives asking them to join them in urging...

2013-11-25 23:20:10

Selected from More Than 15 Million Scientists, World’s Most Powerful Researchers include Dr. Dennis S. Charney, Dr. Carlos Cordon-Cardo, Dr. Valentin Fuster, and Dr. Eric J. Nestler from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. New York, New York (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is pleased to announce four of its world-renowned physician-scientists are on the new list of the 400 most highly influential biomedical scientists in the world, published in the...


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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Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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