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NIH HEAL Initiative Workshop on Myofascial Pain

Posted by on January 5th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , ,

In September 2020, the National Institutes of Health hosted a two-day workshop on the intersection of substance use disorder and the management of myofascial pain. You are able to view the VideoCast for Day One and Day Two. The workshop opened by recognizing that our current opioid crisis arose from the mishandling of chronic pain…. Read More »

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Dec

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Post-Acute Sequelae of COVID-19

Posted by on December 12th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

On December 3-4, 2020, the National Institutes of Health hosted the Workshop on Post-Acute Sequelae of COVID-19. The goal was to summarize existing knowledge and to identify key knowledge gaps. On Day One, Dr. Anthony Fauci welcomed over twenty biomedical researchers to give quick summaries. Dr. John Brooks (CDC) lay the groundwork with the epidemiological… Read More »

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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

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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 »

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Jan

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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 »

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