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Suburban Maryland emerging as a life sciences powerhouse

Suburban Maryland emerging as a life sciences powerhouse

Suburban Maryland has become one of the nation’s strongest markets for life sciences, according to JLL’s latest industry Outlook. As home to the headquarters of the National Institutes of Health

First Government-Funded CBD Research Could Boost Industry’s Credibility

Could CBD become an alternative to opioid painkillers?

This Company Will Provide Genetic Counseling for a Million Person NIH Study

Color Genomics will be the sole genetic counseling provider for NIH's All of Us research program, which aims to collect health data from 1 million Americans.
Two Ebola drugs boost survival rates, according to early trial data

Two Ebola drugs boost survival rates, according to early trial data

The two experimental treatments will continue on in more trials.
Dirtier lab mice could make drug trials more reliable

Dirtier lab mice could make drug trials more reliable

Scientists want to make the mice a little dirtier and a little more diverse, just like the humans they're meant to model.
According To Science, This Is How Much Exercise You Need In A Week

According To Science, This Is How Much Exercise You Need In A Week

Working out can provide you with a range of benefits, from improving your memory to helping you maintain a healthy weight. But there is the nagging question of how much exercise you need in a week to
NIH chief announces he will no longer participate in all-male speaking panels

NIH chief announces he will no longer participate in all-male speaking panels

The Director of the National Institutes of Health says he is tired of serving on panels entirely comprised of men, declaring this week that he will no longer accept invitations to speak unless it is
The NIH Chief Wants to End the ‘Manel’—Brainstorm Health

The NIH Chief Wants to End the ‘Manel’—Brainstorm Health

NIH director Francis Collins is cracking down on all-male panels in a bid for equality in the life sciences.
Trump terminates NIH medical research over use of fetal tissue

Trump terminates NIH medical research over use of fetal tissue

"This was the president's decision," a White House spokesperson said.
SpaceX Is Launching 'Organs on a Chip' to the ISS

SpaceX Is Launching 'Organs on a Chip' to the ISS

Organs on a chip were created to expedite the process of drug discovery. Sending them to the International Space Station can speed things up even more.
Three scientists ousted from top US cancer research center over concerns they provided confidential information to China

Three scientists ousted from top US cancer research center over concerns they provided confidential information to China

MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston has ousted three scientists over concerns that the researchers had connections to China's attempts to steal U.S. intellectual property. The move followed emails
NIH, FBI accuse scientists in US of sending IP to China, running shadow labs

NIH, FBI accuse scientists in US of sending IP to China, running shadow labs

Federal officials say there's "systematic" meddling by foreign entities.
Freaky superbug poured out of NIH sinks for a decade, infecting patients

Freaky superbug poured out of NIH sinks for a decade, infecting patients

From 2006 to 2016, an aquatic bacterium creeped in clinic sinks, causing rare infections.
Bad Plumbing Helped Cause a Strange Outbreak of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria at a Maryland Hospital

Bad Plumbing Helped Cause a Strange Outbreak of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria at a Maryland Hospital

In 2016, a mysterious illness spread inside the National Institutes of Health’s Clinical Center, the U.S. government’s most prominent research hospital, in Bethesda, Maryland. Patients were somehow
The NIH is ignoring Native Americans’ concerns about genetic data research

The NIH is ignoring Native Americans’ concerns about genetic data research

The All of Us research aims to establish a system where patients can be prescribed medicine based on their unique gene. The post The NIH is ignoring Native Americans’ concerns about genetic data
The NIH Is MRI-ing Kid’s Brains While They Instagram to Study the Effects of Screen Time

The NIH Is MRI-ing Kid’s Brains While They Instagram to Study the Effects of Screen Time

Researchers are looking at how screen time changes brain development.
The NIH Is MRI-ing Kid’s Brains While They Instagram to Study the Effects of Screen Time

The NIH Is MRI-ing Kid’s Brains While They Instagram to Study the Effects of Screen Time

Researchers are looking at how screen time changes brain development.
The NIH is looking for someone to roll its joints

The NIH is looking for someone to roll its joints

The US National Institutes of Health (NIH) is seeking a contractor to manufacture “marijuana cigarettes.” In a posting from October 24, the United States’ premier…
More primates are being used for lab research in the US than ever before

More primates are being used for lab research in the US than ever before

In 2015, there were 767,622 animals used for medical experiments in the US, the lowest level since the United States Department of Agriculture began keeping…
Congress Has a $95 Million Proposal to Study Tech’s Effect on Kids

Congress Has a $95 Million Proposal to Study Tech’s Effect on Kids

“Congress has a vital role to play on matters of public health, but we must act based on sound evidence."