Polio survivors suffer decades later

...notice the syndrome's effect about 15 to 40 years after their initial polio infection, according to the National Institutes of Health. NIH says the exact incidence and prevalence are unknown, but researchers estimate that post-polio syndrome...

Ga. universities collaborate on medical research

...UGA has only had a medical school briefly, it now gets Georgia's second-most research funding from the National Institutes of Health, behind only Emory.Sometimes seemingly small factors get in the way of collaboration.Mike Cassidy, president...

Study: Lower blood pressure saved lives

...that the patient and the physician have to have to establish what is in their best interests," he said.The National Institutes of Health said Friday it had stopped the blood pressure intervention arm of the study to announce "the significant preliminary...

Researcher recruitment pays off, Ga. schools say

...future."The bulk of Georgia's medical research is already done in Atlanta.In terms of grants from the National Institutes of Health, Georgia ranks 12th in funding so far this federal fiscal year with $388 million from 936 grants. Of those...

Amanda Brooks Peel - Calvin Maxim Kagan

...2010 graduate of Pomona College with a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, 2010 post baccalaureate research at National Institutes of Health, 2012 cancer research at Sloan Kettering Hospital, 2015 graduate of the Vermont College of Medicine, and...

FDA approves genetically engineered potatoes, apples

BOISE, Idaho - Potatoes that won't bruise and apples that won't brown are a step closer to grocery store aisles, but some food suppliers say they don't want any part of it and others are staying silent.

Jimmy Carter reveals he has cancer

...brother and two sisters all died of the disease and said the trend "concerned" his doctors at Emory."The National Institutes of Health began to check all members of our family regularly, and my last remaining sibling, Gloria, sixty-four...

Help battle Alzheimer's

...for Alzheimer's Act.This $300 million is not a luxury, pork-barrel spending spree. According to the National Institute of Health's own data, every dollar we spend on research will result in a $758 reduction in Medicare/Medicaid spending...

Prescription drug summit in Atlanta

...through Thursday at the Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel in downtown Atlanta will include CDC Director Tom Freiden, National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins and many others. The summit's agenda includes a panel discussion on the federal...

Staff cuts take a toll on IRS tax enforcement efforts, agency watchdog says

...request.Republicans did manage to carve out small increases for research toward path-breaking cures at the National Institutes of Health, special education grants to states, community health centers. The committee also proposed a modest increase...