National Institutes Of Health
Cancer. Chemo. Hospital. It can get exhausting to think about those things every day, especially for kids.
A government scientist cleaning out an old storage room at a research center near Washington made a startling discovery last week — decades-old vials of smallpox packed away and forgotten in a cardboard box.
How strong is that pina colada? Depending on how it’s made, it could contain as much alcohol as two glasses of wine.
The government is expanding its “mystery disease” program, funding a network at six universities around the country to help diagnose patients with diseases so rare they’ve been told they’re undiagnosable.
A YouTube account called “NIH Bear,” named after the furry critter that was spotted on the National Institutes of Health campus Thursday, has released two videos of the bear waking up after being tranquilized and transported out of Bethesda.
The National Symphony Orchestra’s “Sound Health” program involves musicians making “house calls,” or traveling to perform for audiences that are too sick to attend a performance at a concert hall.
The Kennedy Krieger Institute is getting a share of the National Football League’s research funds for concussion studies.
Congress has sent President Barack Obama a bill that would lift a $30 million federal spending limit for the national federal research chimpanzee sanctuary in northwest Louisiana.
An experimental hepatitis C drug from Johnson & Johnson has won unanimous support from government advisers who say the medication should be approved to treat patients infected with the liver-destroying virus.
Little Amelia Sloan is a pioneer: Shortly after her birth, scientists took drops of the healthy baby’s blood to map her genetic code.