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The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that 10% of drinking water in California is contaminated with high levels of nitrate, a toxic pollutant. Nitrate can’t be removed from water by boiling Read More
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Screws have long been used in the human body as anchors for sutures. But screws can come loose, especially in individuals of advancing age. That’s why MedShape sought to find a solution using shape- Read More
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When Larry Zeitlin received a text message from an unknown number asking about an experimental drug he was developing to treat an Ebola-like viral infection called Marburg, his first question was, “ Read More
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In the 1960s, neuroscientists did almost all image analysis entirely by hand. Microscope images of brain cells like neurons and dendrites could be compared only by eye and ruler. Edmund Glaser, a Read More
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The human digestive system was made to flush out food—and pills—from the body. To compensate for this, oral drugs usually have to be taken daily to keep a steady level of medication in the patient’s Read More
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According to the NIH National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, toxicology is “a field of science that helps us understand the harmful effects that chemicals, substances, or situations, can Read More
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An improper amount of iron in your blood—whether too much, or too little—can be dangerous. This imbalance is also often a symptom of an underlying disease; but diagnosing that disease can be Read More
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates the number of Americans with age-related macular degeneration (AMD)—the leading cause of vision loss in the U.S—will rise to almost three Read More
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In an episode on Zack Collie’s YouTube channel, he demonstrates how difficult it is for him to eat yogurt with a regular spoon. Zach is a quadriplegic, and like millions of people who suffer from Read More
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NIH-funded company BlueWillow Biologics is working to develop vaccines that have traditionally been difficult to make, including a vaccine for anthrax and one for Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), a Read More
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Vaccines go a long way toward improving human health by immunizing us against common and not so common infectious diseases. According to the World Health Organization, “vaccines protect against more Read More
Success Stories National Institutes of Health
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March 29, 2021
While sitting in a medical seminar at the University of Madison-Wisconsin, Ankit Agarwal was concerned when he heard about the painful process child burn victims undergo every day when doctors have Read More
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