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N.I.H. to Investigate Outreach to Alcohol Companies

N.I.H. to Investigate Outreach to Alcohol Companies

Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, said he was “concerned” about meetings scientists and officials had with alcohol industry executives to raise money for a study
N.I.H. to Investigate Outreach to Alcohol Companies

N.I.H. to Investigate Outreach to Alcohol Companies

Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, said he was “concerned” about meetings scientists and officials had with alcohol industry executives to raise money for a study
N.I.H. to Investigate Outreach to Alcohol Companies

N.I.H. to Investigate Outreach to Alcohol Companies

Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, said he was “concerned” about meetings scientists and officials had with alcohol industry executives to raise money for a study
Op-Ed Contributors: Scott Pruitt’s Attack on Science Would Paralyze the E.P.A.

Op-Ed Contributors: Scott Pruitt’s Attack on Science Would Paralyze the E.P.A.

Scott Pruitt, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, has announced that he will bar the use of some scientific studies.
The NIH's Cozy Relationship With Big Alcohol Is Bad for Science

The NIH's Cozy Relationship With Big Alcohol Is Bad for Science

The National Institutes of Health is facing more allegations that it’s in Big Alcohol’s corner. Not only has the agency been accused of begging the alcohol industry for money—using a sales pitch that
Global Health: Ethicists Call for More Scrutiny of ‘Human-Challenge’ Trials

Global Health: Ethicists Call for More Scrutiny of ‘Human-Challenge’ Trials

A syringe holding an experimental Zika vaccine at the University of Maryland Medical Center. A controversial study in which volunteers are to be infected with Zika has prompted calls for more
Global Health: Ethicists Call for More Scrutiny of ‘Human-Challenge’ Trials

Global Health: Ethicists Call for More Scrutiny of ‘Human-Challenge’ Trials

A syringe holding an experimental Zika vaccine at the University of Maryland Medical Center. A controversial study in which volunteers are to be infected with Zika has prompted calls for more
Global Health: Ethicists Call for More Scrutiny of ‘Human-Challenge’ Trials

Global Health: Ethicists Call for More Scrutiny of ‘Human-Challenge’ Trials

A syringe holding an experimental Zika vaccine at the University of Maryland Medical Center. A controversial study in which volunteers are to be infected with Zika has prompted calls for more
Global Health: Ethicists Call for More Scrutiny of ‘Human-Challenge’ Trials

Global Health: Ethicists Call for More Scrutiny of ‘Human-Challenge’ Trials

A syringe holding an experimental Zika vaccine at the University of Maryland Medical Center. A controversial study in which volunteers are to be infected with Zika has prompted calls for more
N.I.H. Halts Enrollment in a Study of Drinking Now Under Scrutiny

N.I.H. Halts Enrollment in a Study of Drinking Now Under Scrutiny

Dr. Francis Collins, the director of the N.I.H., received a letter from Senator Charles E. Grassley outlining concerns about conflicts of interest in funding for a study of moderate drinking.
N.I.H. Halts Enrollment in a Study of Drinking Now Under Scrutiny

N.I.H. Halts Enrollment in a Study of Drinking Now Under Scrutiny

Dr. Francis Collins, the director of the N.I.H., received a letter from Senator Charles E. Grassley outlining concerns about conflicts of interest in funding for a study of moderate drinking.
N.I.H. Halts Enrollment in a Study of Drinking Now Under Scrutiny

N.I.H. Halts Enrollment in a Study of Drinking Now Under Scrutiny

Dr. Francis Collins, the director of the N.I.H., received a letter from Senator Charles E. Grassley outlining concerns about conflicts of interest in funding for a study of moderate drinking.
‘Paying Twice’: A Push for Affordable Prices for Taxpayer-Funded Drugs

‘Paying Twice’: A Push for Affordable Prices for Taxpayer-Funded Drugs

Kymriah, a cancer drug that grew out of research conducted and supported by the National Institutes of Health, costs $475,000 for a one-time treatment.
How to Decide Whether Ailing Chimps Get Moved to a Sanctuary

How to Decide Whether Ailing Chimps Get Moved to a Sanctuary

Sandy was a lab chimp, now retired at Chimp Haven in Keithville, La. The N.I.H. is deciding whether old, ill chimps formerly used in research should be moved to sanctuaries like Chimp Haven, or retire
How to Decide Whether Ailing Chimps Get Moved to a Sanctuary

How to Decide Whether Ailing Chimps Get Moved to a Sanctuary

Sandy was a lab chimp, now retired at Chimp Haven in Keithville, La. The N.I.H. is deciding whether old, ill chimps formerly used in research should be moved to sanctuaries like Chimp Haven, or retire
A Promising Cancer Treatment Made Patients Worse, Not Better

A Promising Cancer Treatment Made Patients Worse, Not Better

A white blood cell infected with the virus that causes adult T-cell leukemia-lymphoma, a rare blood cancer. An immunotherapy drug, nivolumab, seemed to make patients sicker, not better.
A Promising Cancer Treatment Made Patients Worse, Not Better

A Promising Cancer Treatment Made Patients Worse, Not Better

A white blood cell infected with the virus that causes adult T-cell leukemia-lymphoma, a rare blood cancer. An immunotherapy drug, nivolumab, seemed to make patients sicker, not better.
A Promising Cancer Treatment Made Patients Worse, Not Better

A Promising Cancer Treatment Made Patients Worse, Not Better

A white blood cell infected with the virus that causes adult T-cell leukemia-lymphoma, a rare blood cancer. An immunotherapy drug, nivolumab, seemed to make patients sicker, not better.
US Health Officials' New Plan to Fight the Opioid Crisis: Stop Chronic Pain Before It Starts

US Health Officials' New Plan to Fight the Opioid Crisis: Stop Chronic Pain Before It Starts

On Tuesday, the National Institutes of Health revealed its new plan to tackle the opioid crisis, which it dubbed the Helping to End Addiction Long-term, or HEAL, initiative. Among the ideas presented