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- Check out this summary of top research findings from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) for 2012: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/news/spotlight/fact-sheet/nhlbi-top-research-findings-in-fiscal-year-2012.html
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- From the National Cancer Institute: Report to the Nation shows U.S. cancer death rates continue to drop; Special feature highlights trends in HPV-associated cancers and HPV vaccination coverage levels
Learn More: http://www.cancer.gov/newscenter/newsfromnci/2013/ReportNation
- About 1.5 million people in the US suffer from rheumatoid arthritis (RA). It is a chronic illness in which the immune system, which protects us from viral and bacterial invaders, turns on our own body and viciously attacks the membranes tha...t line our joints. The consequences can be excruciating: pain, swelling, stiffness, and decreased mobility. Over time, the joints can become permanently contorted, as in this X-ray image.
Learn More: http://directorsblog.nih.gov/nih-research-leads-to-new-rheumatoid-arthritis-drug/
- Community Immunity from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
When a critical portion of a community is immunized against a contagious disease, most members of the community are protected against that disease. T...his is known as "community (or 'herd') immunity." The principle of community immunity applies to control of a variety of contagious diseases, including influenza, measles, mumps, rotavirus, and pneumococcal disease.
The top box depicts a community in which no one is immunized and an outbreak occurs. In the middle box, some of the population is immunized but not enough to confer community immunity. In the bottom box, a critical portion of the population is immunized, protecting most community members.
- January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. Anyone get glaucoma, but some people are at higher risk for this blinding eye disease. Learn more about the importance of early detection and treatment and how you can protect your vision at http://www.nei.nih.gov/glaucoma.
- If you haven’t already been vaccinated for the flu, now’s the time. Vaccine may be limited in some areas. You may need to contact more than one provider (pharmacy, health department, or doctor) to find available vaccine. Visit http://flushot.healthmap.org/ for more information.
- Tuberculosis is an ancient scourge that has evolved in lockstep with humans for more than ten millennia. Now with the threat of drug resistant strains looming, the first new treatment in 40 has been approved by the FDA. Lear More: http://directorsblog.nih.gov/new-weapon-targets-ancient-foe/
- Groundbreaking NIH-funded research often receives top scientific honors. In 2012, these honors included the Nobel Prize in chemistry and several Lasker awards. Here is just a small sampling of the research accomplishments made by NIH-supported scientists in 2012:
- Check out the updated Safe to Sleep site from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and learn the latest news & recommendations for promoting safe infant sleep and reducing the risk of SIDS. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/sids/Pages/sids.aspx
- From the We Can! Community page: Take a minute to come up with ONE healthy New Year's Resolution that you think your family can "stick with," and work on it in January. Then try another. If you need a jump start, take a look at our news article on healthy resolutions. Happy new year to all of our friends!
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