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Jul

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What is Geroscience?

Posted by on July 28th, 2020 0 comments

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 »

Posted in: NIH, NLM Resources

Jul

14

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Black Mothers at Increased Risk of Pregnancy-Related Death

Posted by on July 14th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

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 »

Posted in: NIH

Jan

12

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NNLM Harnesses Its Nationwide Reach to Promote NIH’s All of Us Program

Posted by on January 12th, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

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 »

Posted in: Announcements, NIH, NLM, Patient Engagement

Jun

26

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NIHSeniorHealth.gov retiring August 1, 2017

Posted by on June 26th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

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 »

Posted in: Announcements, NIH, NLM, NLM Resources

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