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How Do You Live With An "Orphan" Disease?

Have you ever wondered what it is like to live with an “orphan” disease like cystinosis?

It is difficult but it is an amazing journey. 3,769 more words

Cystinosis

The Ugly Story Behind the Laetrile Cover-Up

Second Opinion: Laetrile at Sloan Kettering

Eric Merola (2014)

Film Review

Second Opinion is a documentary about the deliberate cover-up of an alternative cancer treatment by Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, America’s foremost cancer research institution, and Dr Robert Moss, the Sloan Kettering science writer who exposed the cover-up. 536 more words

Medical Censorship

Alzheimer's & Dementia Weekly: FREE BOOK: Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease: What Do We Know?

Alzhemier’s & Dementia Weekly is a valuable source of information on current research and programs related to dementia. It covers a wide range of topics helpful to healthcare providers, care-givers, families whose loved ones have different forms of dementia, and the general public. 164 more words

Biomedical Learning and Student Training (BLaST) Scholarship

The Biomedical Learning and Student Training (BLaST) program invites applications for BLaST Scholarships. The overarching goal of BLaST is to enhance undergraduate training and mentoring in biomedical research through increased diversity of students, increased integration of research and teaching, and enhanced integration of rural campuses into a cohesive biomedical community in Alaska. 207 more words

Scholarships

Where should I apply for an NIH award?

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the primary agency of the United States government which is responsible for biomedical and health-related research.

The Congress has approved a budget of $X billion. 108 more words

National Institutes Of Health

Planning for US Precision Medicine Initiative underway

Volume 385, Issue 9986, 20 June 2015

WORLD REPORT    Officials expect to launch the US President’s new health project later this year. But Congress has yet to decide whether to fully fund it. 179 more words

Affordable Care Act

NIH approves strategic vision to transform National Library of Medicine

NIH approves strategic vision to transform National Library of Medicine
Source: National Institutes of Health

National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., today approved a federal report that lays out the long-term scientific vision for the NIH’s National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world’s largest biomedical library.

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