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Study: More Aggressive High Blood Pressure Treatment Cuts Risk Of Heart Disease A major new study shows treating high blood pressure more aggressively than usual cuts the risk of heart disease and death in people over age 50, the National Institutes of Health said Friday.
Study: Rare, Incurable Brain Disease Caused By Cousin Of Mad CowA rare and incurable brain disease is caused by a misfolded brain protein similar to the one that causes mad cow disease, according to new research.
Street Artist Places Caged Monkey Portraits Around D.C. to Protest NIHA street artist is placing portraits of caged monkeys in and around D.C. to protest NIH experiments.
American Who Contracted Ebola Released from NIHOfficials say an American health care worker who contracted Ebola while volunteering in Sierra Leone has been released from the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda.
American Who Contracted Ebola Improves to Good ConditionOfficials say an American health care worker who contracted Ebola while volunteering in Sierra Leone has improved to good condition at a federal hospital.
Ebola Patient's Condition Upgraded at NIHThe American healthcare worker being treated for Ebola at the National Institutes of Health is now upgraded from serious to fair condition.
Ebola Patient at NIH Upgraded to Serious ConditionThe condition of the American healthcare worker being treated for Ebola at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda has improved.
NIH Admits American Ebola Patient Who Was Volunteering in Sierra LeoneThe National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Bethesda admitted a patient with Ebola Friday morning at 4:44 a.m.
Fake Bar Part of Research Into Anti-Drinking DrugThere's no skunky bar odor amid the beer taps. Instead of booze, colored water fills the bottles. The real alcohol is locked away but still close enough for the extra temptation of smell — and to test the safety of a new drug designed to help heavy drinkers say "when" sooner than usual.
Nurse Exposed to Ebola Discharged from NIHThe National Institutes of Health says an American nurse who was exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone has been released from the hospital.
Study: US Infants Still Sleeping With Unsafe Blankets, BeddingToo many U.S. infants sleep with blankets, pillows or other unsafe bedding that may lead to suffocation or sudden infant death syndrome, despite guidelines recommending against the practice. That's according to researchers who say 17 years of national data show parents need to be better informed.
Dallas Nurse Nina Pham Declared Ebola-Free, Discharged From NIH in MarylandNina Pham, the Dallas nurse who contracted Ebola while treating Thomas Eric Duncan, is free of the virus and will be discharged from the National Institutes of Health on Friday, officials say.

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