Birds and insects can see polarized light—that is, light waves transmitted in a single directional plane—in ways that provides them with a far more colorful and detailed view of the world than is possible with the human eye. Read more: [ Directorsblog.nih.gov Link ]
Birds and insects can see polarized lightthat is light waves transmitted in

Snapshots of Life: Neurons in a New Light

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See examples of products from the Illegally Sold Cancer Treatments initiative, visit the album [ Flickr.com Link ]
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PTSD is a disorder that develops in some people who have experienced a shocking, scary, or dangerous event. Not every traumatized person develops ongoing (chronic) or even short-term (acute) PTSD. Not everyone with PTSD has been through a dangerous event. Some experiences, like the sudden, unexpected death of a loved one, can also cause PTSD. Get more facts with National Institute of Mental...
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Check out NIH’s Twitter page, @NIH, to see a livestream of Take Your Child to Work Day on April 27, 2017 starting at 9 am ET! The stream will feature brain and muscle interaction, a demo from a pathology lab, and a look into an operating room. #MyNIHDay [ Twitter.com Link ]
Check out NIHs Twitter page NIH to see a livestream of Take
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Researchers used a monoclonal antibody to cure guinea pigs and rhesus monkeys in late stages of infection with the Ebola-related viruses Marburg and Ravn. With further development, this approach could prove useful during epidemics caused by these lethal viruses. Read more from NIH Research Matters [ Nih.gov Link ]
Researchers used a monoclonal antibody to cure guinea pigs and rhesus monkeys

Antibody cures animals of Ebola-related viruses

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Considerable progress has been made in the global fight to control and eliminate malaria through improved prevention and control efforts. Read more: [ Nih.gov Link ]
Considerable progress has been made in the global fight to control and

NIH statement on World Malaria Day — April 25, 2017

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Let’s talk about the impact social and environmental determinants of health have on achieving health equity. Join the #HealthEquityChat happening on Twitter on April 25 at 2 p.m., ET. The chat will be co-hosted by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, the Office of Minority Health - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Lets talk about the impact social and environmental determinants of health have
Celebrate DNA Day with NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Astronaut Kate Rubins and NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins! Join our Facebook Live Q&A on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 from 3:25 - 4:00 pm ET right here on the NIH page. Get your questions ready!
Celebrate DNA Day with NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration Astronaut Kate

Live Q&A w/NASA Astronaut Kate Rubins & NIH Director Dr. Collins

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Meningitis is an infection in the brain and spinal cord that can cause dangerous inflammation. How is it transmitted and diagnosed? Get the fact sheet from: [ Ninds.nih.gov Link ]
Meningitis is an infection in the brain and spinal cord that can

Meningitis and Encephalitis Fact Sheet | National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

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Check out these amazing animations from the NIH image gallery. Including 3-D brain animation and induced pluripotent stem cell animation. [ Flickr.com Link ]
Check out these amazing animations from the NIH image gallery Including 3D

Animations

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COPD is a major cause of disability, and it's the third leading cause of death in the United States. Currently, millions of people are diagnosed with COPD. Many more people may have the disease and not even know it. From National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI): [ Nhlbi.nih.gov Link ]
COPD is a major cause of disability and its the third leading
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Join @OBSSR.NIH for the 10th Matilda White Riley Behavioral and Social Sciences Honors on Tuesday, April 25 from 9:00 am to 12 noon - NIH main campus (building 1, Wilson Hall). The event will feature presentations by the Early Stage Investigators Paper Competition Awardees, as well as a lecture by a distinguished scholar whose research has contributed to behavioral and social sciences....
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The 10th Matilda White Riley Behavioral and Social Sciences Honors

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April is National Foot Health Awareness Month. Tips to take care of Your feet: [ Niddk.nih.gov Link ]
April is National Foot Health Awareness Month Tips to take care of Your feet:

Diabetes and Foot Problems | NIDDK

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How does Zika affect child development? Here’s your chance to ask Dr. Catherine Spong, @nichdgov's Deputy Director. Join her on Friday, April 21, at 2 p.m. ET on Reddit for an “Ask Me Anything.” Save the date to your Google calendar now. [ Bit.ly Link ]
How does Zika affect child development Heres your chance to ask Dr

Dr. Catherine Spong | Zika and Child Development

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Researchers found that a seemingly innocuous virus can provoke immune responses to a dietary protein in mice.The results suggest that viruses may play a role in initiating immune responses against gluten. NIH Research Matters: [ Nih.gov Link ]
Researchers found that a seemingly innocuous virus can provoke immune responses to

Virus linked to food sensitivity

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NIH-funded study shows individualized eye exam schedule results in lower costs, better outcomes. Read more: [ Nih.gov Link ]
NIHfunded study shows individualized eye exam schedule results in lower costs better

Fewer exams and better eye health? Aye-aye, finds type 1 diabetes study

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