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'Dream Team' to unlock mysteries of the brain

Efforts to map the brain will team government and private sector scientists who caution their work will take years. But the new knowledge of the human mind could yield treatments for an array of disorders, like paralysis and epilepsy.

Wednesday - 04/03/2013, 07:29am EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, brain research, Bethesda, Md., Alzheimer, Parkinsons

Mikulski to talk about impact of sequester at NIH

Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski is scheduled to talk about the impact automatic spending cuts would have on the National Institutes of Health.

Wednesday - 02/20/2013, 01:24pm EST

Tags: Mikulski

NIH scientists work on universal flu vaccine

Scientists are developing a universal vaccine that will offer protection against any and all flu strains. The work is under way at the Vaccine Research Center at the National Institutes of Health.

Monday - 01/28/2013, 03:39am EST

Tags: Paula Wolfson, flu, Dr. Anthony Fauci

Waist size indicates your health

You may not want to think about your waist size, but experts say it's a good general guide to health.

Tuesday - 12/18/2012, 07:52am EST

Tags: waist size

Montgomery County officials call for NIH meeting on superbug

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and County Council President Roger Berliner want to know if the bacterial outbreak can be contained to the NIH medical campus, and if not, what's the plan?

Tuesday - 09/25/2012, 05:40pm EDT

Tags: superbug, Montgomery County, Kate Ryan

Nonprofit to build playground at NIH

A nonprofit that builds playgrounds for children in need is bringing its volunteers to the National Institutes of Health.

Monday - 07/23/2012, 02:52am EDT

Tags: Bethesda, kaboom

Report: Clinical trials create economic windfall in Md.

While clinical drug trials aim to help people suffering from cancer, heart disease and other illnesses, the tests also produce an economic windfall for Maryland.

Sunday - 05/20/2012, 06:17am EDT

Tags: National Institutes of Health, Johns Hopkins, bio-pharmaceutical

National Institutes of Health downsizing with Bethesda lease

The National Institutes of Health is shedding about 57,600 square feet in Bethesda as part of a lease renewal brokered by the General Services Administration.

Tuesday - 05/01/2012, 02:02pm EDT

Tags: Bethesda

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