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  • risks
  • Users of the program, called Video Doctor, enter information on a portable device and receive feedback about health risks related to their drug abuse, along with advice, immediately prior to seeing their physician. (drugabuse.gov)
  • outcomes
  • 25(OH)D functions as a biomarker of exposure, but it is not clear to what extent 25(OH)D levels also serve as a biomarker of effect (i.e., relating to health status or outcomes) [ 1 ]. (nih.gov)
  • From 2008 through 2010, Ludwig and colleagues measured health outcomes in the women, including calculating body mass index (a ratio of weight to height) and testing blood for signs of diabetes. (nih.gov)
  • An important goal of IANPHI is to improve health outcomes by strengthening or creating NPHIs. (wikipedia.org)
  • NHGRI
  • Genome: Unlocking Life's Code is an innovative, interactive museum exhibition created by NHGRI and the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. (nih.gov)
  • scientists
  • NPHIs are designed to give governments the ability to assess and address major acute and long-term disease threats in a country using scientific, evidence-based policies and strategies, as well as create a career home for public health researchers and scientists, thereby fostering the evidence-based approaches necessary to ensure that government policies are based on scientific evidence rather than politics. (wikipedia.org)
  • Helping to lead the way toward important medical discoveries that improve people's health and save lives, NIH scientists investigate ways to prevent disease as well as the causes, treatments, and even cures for common and rare diseases. (nsti.org)
  • Then, a national advisory council or board, comprised of eminent scientists as well as public members who are interested in health issues or the biomedical sciences, determines the project's overall merit and priority in advancing the research agenda of the particular NIH funding institute. (thebody.com)
  • The scientists analyzed whole-lung CT scans of 194 people with COPD acquired at both full inhalation and full exhalation in the COPDGene study, which is funded by NIH's National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI). (nih.gov)
  • The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) represents over 42,000 life scientists who work in research, clinical, public health and industrial laboratories. (asm.org)
  • A team of scientists led by Dr. Nancy J. Sullivan of NIH's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) set out to develop a simplified treatment with fewer antibodies by generating mAbs from human survivors of Ebola virus disease. (nih.gov)
  • Last year, scientists at NIH's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) identified 2 HIV antibodies that could stop more than 90% of known global HIV strains from infecting human cells in the laboratory. (nih.gov)
  • improves health
  • NIBIB improves health by promoting fundamental discoveries, design and development, and translation and assessment of technological capabilities in biomedical imaging and bioengineering, enabled by relevant areas of information science, physics, chemistry, mathematics, materials science, and computer sciences. (conservapedia.com)
  • In pursuing this mission, NIH improves health by promoting treatment and prevention, contributes to society by driving economic growth and productivity, and expands the biomedical knowledge base by funding cutting-edge research and cultivating the biomedical workforce of today and tomorrow. (nih.gov)
  • biomedical
  • 3) To enable identification of the most promising biomedical research that will have the greatest impact on improving public health by using a peer review process that is fair unbiased from outside influence, timely, and (4) To develop new modes of operation based on customer need and customer feedback about the efficacy of implemented modifications. (federalregister.gov)
  • The Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications (LHNCBC) develops advanced health information resources and software tools. (nih.gov)
  • This set of tooling services brings together many health and biomedical vocabularies and standards to enable interoperability between computer systems. (nih.gov)
  • NIH is the largest public funder of biomedical research in the world, investing more than $30 billion in taxpayer dollars to achieve its mission to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce illness and disability. (nih.gov)
  • The severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) epidemic of 2003 highlights the continuing need for investment in a strong biomedical and public health system that is prepared to respond to emerging diseases, whether naturally occurring or intentionally introduced. (asm.org)
  • Investigator initiated research is the primary tool by which biomedical research is funded and conducted and requires increased funding to take advantage of scientific opportunities that lead to new knowledge and its applications to health care. (asm.org)
  • Through the NIH, the federal government's premier institution for funding biomedical research, Congress wisely has made a long-term investment which has returned enormous dividends in scientific achievements that have improved the health of the nation's citizens as well as people worldwide. (asm.org)
  • The recommended increase of 9 percent, supported by the Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research Funding, a coalition of 200 organizations, is necessary for biomedical research to keep pace with inflation, to maintain a strong research infrastructure and to fund the range of research opportunities that are needed to improve all areas of health. (asm.org)
  • The study, funded in part by NIH's National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), appeared on May 17, 2016, in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences . (nih.gov)
  • Academy of Scien
  • The results appeared online on February 18, 2014, in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences . (nih.gov)
  • Now, however, a panel of the National Academy of Sciences has urged that the NIH devote more of its resources to finding alternatives to such traditional "guinea pigs" as monkeys, rats, dogs and, yes, even guinea pigs. (washingtonpost.com)
  • threats
  • Many, including the CDC and the National Institute for Health and Welfare (Finland), have developed over several decades, while others, including NPHIs in Liberia and Canada , were created following poorly managed threats such as Ebola and SARS , in recognition that a coordinated system with a specialized institution is needed to effectively respond to disease threats. (wikipedia.org)
  • NPHIs usually lead national efforts for disease surveillance and outbreak investigation (to monitor population health trends and detect and resolve outbreaks), laboratory services (to identify and confirm disease threats), health programs (including recommendations for immunizations and maternal and child health initiatives), and public health workforce development and research (including new treatments and technologies). (wikipedia.org)
  • But it rewards the contributing institute as well - by sharing skills and assets to benefit others while also linking resources and solutions to address regional and global health threats and opportunities. (wikipedia.org)
  • The ASM encourages Congress to provide higher funding levels for research and public health that will address the alarming burden of disease in the United States and abroad and help prepare the nation for novel health threats and the next disease emergency that will inevitably occur in the future. (asm.org)
  • One of the major public health threats posed by Zika is to pregnant women, who can pass the infection to their fetuses during pregnancy or possibly around the time of birth. (nih.gov)
  • older adults
  • Led by Dr. William Weintraub of Christiana Care Health System, they analyzed data from 644 U.S. hospitals on more than 86,000 older adults who underwent CABG and over 103,000 who underwent PCI. (nih.gov)
  • bone health
  • There is considerable discussion of the serum concentrations of 25(OH)D associated with deficiency (e.g., rickets), adequacy for bone health, and optimal overall health, and cut points have not been developed by a scientific consensus process. (nih.gov)
  • discoveries
  • Find out more about these discoveries and what they mean for improving the health of people in the United States and all around the globe. (nih.gov)
  • leadership
  • With a unique and critical perspective on the mission of the entire NIH, the Director is responsible for providing leadership to the institutes for identifying needs and opportunities, especially for efforts that involve several institutes. (nih.gov)
  • people
  • The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) is expanding and accelerating its contributions to scientific knowledge of human health and the environment, and to the health and well-being of people everywhere. (nih.gov)
  • People with long-term health conditions are at greater risk than healthy people for developing depression. (nih.gov)
  • But still more research is needed to help the millions of people whose health continues to be threatened by the global HIV/AIDS pandemic. (nih.gov)
  • Medicine
  • Dr. Weisner has participated on several Institute of Medicine committees, including "Improving the Quality of Health Care for Mental and Substance Use Conditions" and "Substance Use Disorders in the U.S. Armed Forces. (nih.gov)
  • Grants
  • NIEHS offers a broad range of job opportunities, career enhancement programs, and research training grants and programs in environmental health sciences and administration. (nih.gov)
  • Care
  • Her ongoing work focuses on the integration of substance use services within mainstream health care. (nih.gov)
  • Thousands of deaths and billions of health care dollars are saved from avoiding obesity-related complications in adulthood. (nih.gov)
  • The new findings will help patients and their health care providers decide which approach is best for them. (nih.gov)
  • See what steps you can take to help care for your brain, including physical and mental health. (nih.gov)
  • The Office of the All of Us Research Program - The mission of the All of Us Research Program is to accelerate health research and medical breakthroughs, enabling individualized prevention, treatment, and care for all of us . (nih.gov)
  • public
  • NIEHS is committed to conducting the most rigorous research in environmental health sciences, and to communicating the results of this research to the public. (nih.gov)
  • The IANPHI Secretariat is based at the Institute for Public Health Surveillance (InVS) of France , and the US Office is located at the Emory University Global Health Institute in Atlanta, GA . The IANPHI Foundation is located in Finland at THL . (wikipedia.org)
  • The model clearly benefits the recipient NPHI by identifying strategies to address priority needs and raising standards of performance for organizing and conducting public health functions. (wikipedia.org)
  • The NIH is one of eight health agencies of the Public Health Service which, in turn, is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services . (thebody.com)
  • The Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP) is a public-private partnership between the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), 12 biopharmaceutical and life science companies and 13 non-profit organizations to transform the current model for developing new diagnostics and treatments by jointly identifying and validating promising biological targets for therapeutics. (nih.gov)
  • To ensure that progress is sustained, the ASM recommends that Congress make research and public health a high national priority and provide an increase of 10 percent for the NIH for FY 2005. (asm.org)
  • The public health and security of the nation depend on the continuation of strong investments in research and public health. (asm.org)
  • Sufficient and sustained federal funding for research helps protect against these enemies to public health. (asm.org)
  • disease
  • A research effort to revolutionize how we improve health and treat disease. (nih.gov)
  • The vision of the NIEHS is to use environmental health sciences to understand human disease and improve human health. (nih.gov)
  • NEI-supported research has advanced our knowledge of how the eye functions in health and disease. (conservapedia.com)
  • NIAAA conducts research focused on improving the treatment and prevention of alcoholism and alcohol-related problems to reduce the enormous health, social, and economic consequences of this disease. (conservapedia.com)
  • A genomic survey of the fungi living on our skin provides a framework for understanding how these microbes contribute to skin health and disease. (nih.gov)
  • Those statistics translate into tens of millions of Americans who face an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, as well as cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, certain cancers, osteoarthritis, and other serious health problems associated with excess body fat. (nih.gov)
  • learn
  • Add some mental health education to your agenda and learn about mental disorders that affect children and teens. (nih.gov)
  • Learn about new research to understand environmental influences on child health. (nih.gov)
  • Find resources from NIA and others to help family and friends learn more about cognitive health. (nih.gov)
  • problems
  • Did you know that stroke and other health problems can harm cognitive functions? (nih.gov)
  • Read about men's health and prostate problems, like prostate cancer and BPH. (nih.gov)
  • Announced in September 2003, this set of 27 initiatives actuates an agency wide commitment to maximize research investment through intensive, multi-disciplinary projects with high potential to solve serious health problems. (asm.org)
  • Director
  • This study provides comprehensive, large-scale, national data to help doctors and patients decide between these 2 treatments," says NHLBI Acting Director Dr. Susan B. Shurin. (nih.gov)
  • Although each institute within the NIH has a separate mission, the NIH Director plays an active role in shaping the agency's research agenda and outlook. (nih.gov)
  • In carrying out these responsibilities, the NIH Director stays informed about program priorities and accomplishments through regular staff meetings, discussions, and briefing sessions with OD and institute staff. (nih.gov)
  • Program
  • The National Quality Measures Program is an exemplary case of how research findings translate into policy decisions and action plans. (israelhpr.org.il)
  • The Institute plans, conducts, fosters, and supports an integrated and coordinated program of basic research, clinical investigations and trials, observational studies, and demonstration and education projects. (conservapedia.com)
  • topics
  • What health topics would you like to see included on this site? (nih.gov)
  • Download or play NIEHS Health Chat's with a wide range of experts and topics. (nih.gov)
  • help
  • Knowing your family's medical history may help you take steps to reduce your own health risks. (nih.gov)
  • Having a pet can lower stress, improve heart health, and help children with social skills. (nih.gov)
  • Music can get you moving, lift your mood, and even help you recall a memory, but can it improve your health? (nih.gov)
  • stem
  • Trans-agency effort to speed scientific solutions to stem the national opioid crisis. (nih.gov)
  • work
  • One example of their work is the Trial of Activity for Adolescent Girls, a national study to develop and test school- and community-based interventions to get girls more involved in gym class, organized sports, or recreational activities. (nih.gov)
  • This is one of the first studies to describe precisely how they may work to provide health benefits. (nih.gov)
  • microbes
  • The human gut harbors a complex community of microbes that affect many aspects of our health. (nih.gov)
  • Find
  • A resource for kids, parents, and teachers to find fun and educational materials related to health, science, and the environment we live in today. (nih.gov)
  • Now it's easier than ever to find materials about oral health. (nih.gov)