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The hardest hit areas of the HIV/AIDS epidemic are often rural areas that struggle to provide the testing and treatment options offered by medical facilities in larger, more populated areas. And Read More
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Dozens of cancer centers across the United States administer life-saving cancer drugs to patients every day. But some of those drugs can have toxic effects on the people that handle them. Studies Read More
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The 13-year Human Genome Project was an amazing scientific milestone that cracked our genetic code. Today, we can map genomes faster and more accurately in part thanks to innovative scientists like Read More
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Ask Helena Cowley, former chief operating officer of Captozyme, Inc. about the genesis of the company and she’ll respond, categorically, that it “would have never happened without NIH Small Business Read More
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Breast cancer is diagnosed through a biopsy because it continues to be the best way to determine whether cancer is present in an area of the breast that shows cancerous signs. However, if a breast Read More
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Patient-reported outcomes (PRO) play a crucial role in helping government regulators and healthcare providers measure the real-world impact of new therapies. DerShung Yang, Ph.D., founded Read More
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When Robby started showing signs of developmental issues as a toddler, his parents Ron and Sharon Oberleitner started driving him to specialists for testing, sometimes 50 miles one-way. It took two Read More
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Every year in the United States thousands of people receive lung biopsies to screen for cancer and lung infection. During the procedure, a long hollow needle pierces the lung to collect tissue. Read More
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To determine whether a new drug is safe and effective in humans, scientists often test them on animals first. But these studies don’t always predict how a drug will perform in humans and sometimes Read More
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In 2003, scientists successfully decoded our DNA under the Human Genome Project, advancing our understanding of genetic diseases. But disease not only occurs if there is a coding error in our genes, Read More
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The United States has a long history of running public health campaigns to increase disease awareness and prevention. Sometimes these campaigns work, like the 2000 Truth Campaign, which led to Read More
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For women with metastatic breast cancer, the prognosis can be grim. And while survival rates have increased in the last few decades, the five-year relative survival among women aged 15-49 is just 36 Read More
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