Help battle Alzheimer's

...HOPE 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...

DECAL pre-K program aims to get kids prepared

...pre-K education has "long-lasting" positive effects on those who receive it. A 2008 study released by the National Institute for Early Education Research showed children with access to early childhood education had higher test scores and...

Manic-depressive illness study hopes to improve treatment

The National Institute of Mental Health is about to spend $22 million to find out what...treatment available," said Dr. Steven Hyman, director of the National Institute of Mental Health. "We hope to see benefits not only for the future...

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ACLU calls for audit of state prison system

...American Civil Liberties Union called Tuesday for the National Institute of Corrections to independently audit the South...specifically encouraged the council to work with the National Institute of Corrections, a Department of Justice agency...

Dyslexic men's brains reorganize, compensate

...of the unit on brain imaging and computers at the National Institute on Aging. "It fit nicely with the neuroanatomical...Judith Rumsey, a developmental psychologist at the National Institute of Mental Health, recruited 17 adult men, all...

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Stress-salt therapy at Georgia Regents University might work for Meniere's disease

...affects about 615,000 people in the U.S., although 45,500 new cases are diagnosed each year, according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. When it first started, Brandyberry said he was going out to lunch...

Two GRU officials step down in uninvolved cases

...Medicine.Hamrick is one of the principal investigators on a part of a $6.3 million Program Project Grant from the National Institute on Aging looking at the impact of aging on stem cells in muscle and bone and the nutritional impacts of aging as...


...Excellence Master automobile technician, was named Acura/ASE Master Automobile Technician of the Year by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence. He works at Acura of Augusta and has worked as a technician for 28 years.

Study shows Augustans lagging in sleep

...posting about the study's results. According to Jawbone findings, no major city in the U.S. averages above the National Institute of Health-recommended seven hours of sleep per night; however, Nolan said that trend is only part of the picture...

Kirby: Sometimes names don't tell the whole story

...Clint Eastwood film, so I considered it research.HEALTH TIP: P.J. Rodgers, of Evans, points out that The National Institute of Health has just released the results of a $200 million research study completed under a grant to Johns Hopkins...