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Over the last several months, Amanda Wilson, Chief of Engagement and Training at NNLM’s Office of Engagement and Training, has frequently reminded NNLM staff of a few NIH topics of interest “that might be coming down the pike for NNLM”; these are topics that may or may not already be top-of-mind for NNLM staff. NNLM… Read More »
Have you ever been around someone who insists they smell an odor that you and others are unable to smell? There’s a scientific name to describe this phenomenon: phantom odor perception. A new study from the National Institutes of Health determined nearly 1 in 15 Americans have phantom odor perception. This conclusion was drawn after… Read More »
The next time you spend time outside, you might want to check closely for ticks. Officials from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) report an increase in the number of tickborne diseases. The most common tickborne illness is Lyme Disease, a bacterial infection resulting from a tick bite. The Centers for Disease… Read More »
At first glance, obesity and Influenza A seem to have no correlation. A new study with multiple cohorts found that obesity prolongs the length influenza A stay in the body. Participating institutions include: The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Centers of Excellence for Influenza Research and Surveillance University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Nicaraguan… Read More »