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Polio survivors suffer decades later

...will 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-09-25/polio-survivors-suffer-decad
Ga. universities collaborate on medical research

...Although 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-17/ga-universities-collaborat
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-09-11/study-lower-blood-pressure-s
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-12/jimmy-carter-reveals-he-has-
Researcher recruitment pays off, Ga. schools say

...the 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-26/researcher-recruitment-pays-ga-scho
Georgia governor proposes spending $50 million more on pre-kindergarten to reverse cuts

...we can to spend it wisely."Early childhood education experts welcomed Deal's proposal. The director of the National Institute for Early Education Research, Steve Barnett, said Georgia's reputation as a leader in early education was severely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-31/georgia-governor-proposes-spe
Uncertainty reigns as Congress considers whether to extend 9/11 health programs

...world of cost, and a lot of our members just don't want to go there," said Dr. John Howard, director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, which oversees the World Trade Center Health Program.Congress initially capped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-09-11/uncertainty-reigns-congres
Amanda Brooks Peel - Calvin Maxim Kagan

...School, 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...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=CE000175754964
Wedding
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-16/decal-pre-k-program-aims
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-04-21/help-battle-alzheimers