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A term keeps popping up around the NIH and NLM; Geroscience. The meaning may be obvious if you understand the parts of the word; gero- in medicine is a prefix indicating the association with old age or aging, and science – the study of something. But that doesn’t really get to the heart of what… Read More »
During the time I was writing this blog post, I saw a news headline that British YouTube star Nicole Thea died at the age of 24. The article stated that she was eight months pregnant. We do not know the cause of her death. We do know that, as a Black woman, Nicole Thea was… Read More »
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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) All of Us Research Program and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) have teamed up to kickstart a three-year pilot project that will support this unique and promising NIH initiative. This collaboration will maximize the power of All of Us Research Program’s community engagement and by informing and engaging… Read More »
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Launched in 2003, NIHSeniorHealth.gov was a database designed for seniors with special features including large print, audio presentations, covering diseases particularly associated with senior citizens. It was ahead of its time in addressing internet accessibility issues. In conjunction with the National Institute of Aging (NIA), NIHSeniorHealth.gov provided evidence-based health information to millions of older adults… Read More »