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National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
1 month ago
Mental health

NIH Announces Winners of 2023-2024 High School Mental Health Essay Contest

NIH announces winners of 2024 Speaking Up About Mental Health essay contest. [ more ]
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
1 month ago
Medicine

Workshop: Promoting Mental Health for Sexual and Gender Minority Youth: Evidence-Based Developmental Perspectives

The virtual workshop will address the state of the science on developmental trajectories of gender identity and sexuality, focusing on mental health promotion for sexual and gender minority youth. [ more ]
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
1 month ago
Mental health

NIH Announces Winners of 2023-2024 High School Mental Health Essay Contest

NIH announces winners of 2024 Speaking Up About Mental Health essay contest. [ more ]
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
1 month ago
Medicine

Workshop: Promoting Mental Health for Sexual and Gender Minority Youth: Evidence-Based Developmental Perspectives

The virtual workshop will address the state of the science on developmental trajectories of gender identity and sexuality, focusing on mental health promotion for sexual and gender minority youth. [ more ]
moremental-health
#transparency
The Nation
1 month ago
Deliverability

At the NIH, a Scandal Grows Around an Official's Evasion of Public Records Law

Allegations of a conspiracy at NIH to avoid transparency regarding COVID-19 pandemic. [ more ]
kffhealthnews.org
1 month ago
Deliverability

Fauci Faces Congressional Committee over COVID E-mails

Fauci faces scrutiny over advisor's incendiary emails, concerning FOIA evasion and deleted correspondence in relation to COVID-19 origins. [ more ]
The Nation
1 month ago
Deliverability

At the NIH, a Scandal Grows Around an Official's Evasion of Public Records Law

Allegations of a conspiracy at NIH to avoid transparency regarding COVID-19 pandemic. [ more ]
kffhealthnews.org
1 month ago
Deliverability

Fauci Faces Congressional Committee over COVID E-mails

Fauci faces scrutiny over advisor's incendiary emails, concerning FOIA evasion and deleted correspondence in relation to COVID-19 origins. [ more ]
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Fast Company
2 months ago
OMG science

RFK Jr. says a parasite ate part of his brain. How common are they?

Brain parasites, like Toxoplasma gondii, are more widespread than commonly thought, with potential serious effects on the nervous system. [ more ]
Nature
3 months ago
Medicine

NIH pay raise for postdocs and PhD students could have US ripple effect

NIH raises salaries for postdocs and graduate students with NRSAs, influencing pay in academic settings. [ more ]
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
3 months ago
Medicine

Gene-Based Therapy Restores Cellular Development and Function in Brain Cells From People With Timothy Syndrome

A potential new therapy for Timothy syndrome shows promise in restoring typical cellular function in 3D structures created from patients' cells. [ more ]
#havana-syndrome
Futurism
4 months ago
Mental health

Government Scientists Find No Brain Damage in "Havana Syndrome" Survivors

Havana syndrome agents showed no lasting brain damage.
Studies suggest Havana syndrome may not be the result of foreign attacks. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Health

Medical studies find no trace of physical harm in Havana syndrome patients

Medical studies found no physical damage in US officials with Havana syndrome symptoms.
The studies did not detect any significant differences between the affected officials and the control group. [ more ]
Futurism
4 months ago
Mental health

Government Scientists Find No Brain Damage in "Havana Syndrome" Survivors

Havana syndrome agents showed no lasting brain damage.
Studies suggest Havana syndrome may not be the result of foreign attacks. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Health

Medical studies find no trace of physical harm in Havana syndrome patients

Medical studies found no physical damage in US officials with Havana syndrome symptoms.
The studies did not detect any significant differences between the affected officials and the control group. [ more ]
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#womens-health-research
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Public health

Video: Biden Signs Executive Order to Boost Women's Health Research

Biden prioritizes women's health research
$200 million investment in NIH for women's health research [ more ]
Axios
4 months ago
Public health

Biden order boosts women's health research as he presses for more funding

Historical underfunding of women's health research has led to knowledge gaps on diseases affecting women differently. Executive order aims to advance women's health research with comprehensive actions and data standards. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Public health

Video: Biden Signs Executive Order to Boost Women's Health Research

Biden prioritizes women's health research
$200 million investment in NIH for women's health research [ more ]
Axios
4 months ago
Public health

Biden order boosts women's health research as he presses for more funding

Historical underfunding of women's health research has led to knowledge gaps on diseases affecting women differently. Executive order aims to advance women's health research with comprehensive actions and data standards. [ more ]
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www.scientificamerican.com
5 months ago
Health

People with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome May Have an "Exhausted" Immune System

ME/CFS is a complex illness affecting immune and nervous systems. Historical disbelief hindered research progress. [ more ]
#clinical-trials
National Cancer Institute
5 months ago
Health

NCI Launches Cancer Screening Research Network

The NIH launched the Cancer Screening Research Network (CSRN) to evaluate emerging technologies for cancer screening.
The network will focus on identifying cancers earlier to enhance treatment outcomes and extend lives. [ more ]
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
1 month ago
Medicine

Webinar: NIH's Definition of a Clinical Trial

Understanding NIH clinical trial classifications is crucial for researchers to access appropriate funding opportunities and comply with regulations. [ more ]
National Cancer Institute
5 months ago
Health

NCI Launches Cancer Screening Research Network

The NIH launched the Cancer Screening Research Network (CSRN) to evaluate emerging technologies for cancer screening.
The network will focus on identifying cancers earlier to enhance treatment outcomes and extend lives. [ more ]
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
1 month ago
Medicine

Webinar: NIH's Definition of a Clinical Trial

Understanding NIH clinical trial classifications is crucial for researchers to access appropriate funding opportunities and comply with regulations. [ more ]
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National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
6 months ago
Health

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Alters Brain Activity in Children With Anxiety

Children with anxiety disorders show overactivation in various brain regions, including the frontal and parietal lobes and the amygdala.
Treatment with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) leads to improvements in both clinical symptoms and brain functioning in children with anxiety disorders. [ more ]
time.com
7 months ago
Coronavirus

How to Get Free Flu and COVID-19 Tests and Treatments

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and eMed have launched an at-home test-to-treat program that offers free tests and treatments for flu and COVID-19.
The program prioritizes individuals who cannot afford testing, but anyone over 18 who tests positive for flu or COVID-19 can receive free telehealth visits and antiviral treatments. [ more ]
New York Post
7 months ago
Coronavirus

Republican Sen. Eric Schmitt vows to 'end COVID tyranny' of CDC, NIH

The "End COVID Tyranny Act" introduced by Sen. Eric Schmitt would give Congress greater oversight of the CDC and NIH.
The bill would require congressional appointment and term limits for the directors of both agencies and approval from both chambers for public health emergencies lasting longer than 90 days.
The legislation aims to address controversial COVID-era policies and conflicting public health advice. [ more ]
www.cnn.com
1 month ago
Coronavirus

Fauci to testify over the origins of Covid-19

The article provides a timeline of key events during the initial phase of the Covid-19 pandemic, highlighting the emergence, identification, and early responses to the virus. [ more ]
Axios
1 month ago
Coronavirus

Fauci's raucous Hill return adds to scrutiny on NIH

Fauci faced intense bipartisan scrutiny over NIH actions and personal email use, denying involvement in gain-of-function research and lab leak theories. [ more ]
Axios
1 month ago
Medicine

NIH faces Republican call for reorganization

Reorganization plan proposed to limit NIH's authority over 'Gain of Function' research, amid concerns over public trust and fiscal challenges. [ more ]
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