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VEXAS: how a deadly disease was discovered

... discovery is pretty surprising. Phil Sansom heard from the NIH’s Dan Kastner... Dan - VEXAS is a fascinating disorder ... and with many patients they hit a brick wall. The NIH had thousands of such undiagnosed people. Enter ... under some circumstances, may be helpful. Dan Kastner, NIH Scientists at the USA's NIH managed to link together some ...

Microscopic magnets designed and tested in a joint NIST/NIH project, might one day be injected into the body to add color and “smart tag” capability to magnetic resonance imaging for medical diagnosis and research.

Superior scans: technicolour comes to MRI

... disease. Writing in this week's Nature, Maryland-based NIH researcher Gary Zabow and his colleagues describe how ...

A brain sparking with electricity.

Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury

... and computer-based testing. One of these tools is the NIH Toolbox, a collection of testing tools designed by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to evaluate patients’ psychological health, reasoning ... measures and self-reported measures. Another recent NIH creation is the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement ...

Computer generated image of Red blood cells travelling in a blood vessel

Missing link in anaemia: arginine vasopressin

... blood cells. Writing in Science Translational Medicine, NIH researcher Balázs Mayer and his colleagues noticed that ... over a 12 day period compared with control samples. The NIH team also found that giving AVP to animals that had lost ...

Intraparietal sulcus

The anxious brain

... to receive electric shocks, Nicholas Balderston, from the NIH in Bethesda, Maryland, has identified a brain region that ... of anxiety in these individuals. Nicholas Balderston, NIH A region of the brain called the intraparietal sulcus ...

Cancer cells in culture

Essential genes combat cancer

... Nicholas Restifo led the study and he's based at the NIH in Maryland… Nicholas - For the immune system to see ... that we’re using can still succeed.   Nicholas Restifo, NIH The immune system can be programmed to attack cancer, but ...

Paying the price

... to misconduct had been funded to the tune of $58m by the NIH. Dr Chris Smith spoke to Ferric Fang from the University ... to misconduct had been funded to the tune of $58m by the NIH. Paying the price ...

Headline about cancer

Scientists discover genes critical to cancer therapy success

... treatments and develop novel anti-cancer approaches. NIH scientist Nicholas Restifo and his colleagues used the ...

Beat the Bottle by blocking "pub-stance" P receptor

... this week's edition of the journal Science, Maryland-based NIH researcher and lead author David George and his ...

Mouse Epiblast Stem Cell - Stem cell that's almost human

... Pedersen from Cambridge Universityand Ron McKay from the NIH in Maryland each made the discovery independently. They ...