All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘National Institute of Health’

Diabetes, Alzheimer’s Research May Yield Cures

A new research project valued at roughly $230 million may yield the answers for curing Alzheimer’s, diabetes, lupus, and arthritis. Eight of the largest U.S. pharmaceutical companies are collaborating on the project with the National Institute of Health and the U.S. government to conduct extensive research on Alzheimer’s patients. Pfizer Inc., Eli Lilly & Co., Merck, Sanofi, Johnson & Johnson, …

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FDA, NIH Team Up For Tobacco Regulation Program

The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced that they have partnered to fund 14 new “Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science.” The agencies will put up $53 million for the program, which will be directed by the NIH Office of Disease Prevention. “While we’ve made tremendous strides in reducing the use …

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HIV Vaccine Fails Clinical Trial, Vaccinations Stopped

The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced that a clinical trial of an experimental HIV vaccine has been halted, following a report from a safety monitoring board. The independent data and safety monitoring board found during an interim review that the vaccine does not prevent HIV and does not reduce viral loads in people who have HIV. According …

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Health Institute Study: Cut Carbs, Burn More Calories

According to a new study funded by the National Institute of Health, eating a diet low in carbohydrates helps the body burn calories faster. Scientists on the study took 21 participants classified as obese, challenged them to lose between 10% and 20% of their body weight, then, after the weight was lost, put them one of three different diets to …

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