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Open Access Government (October 2018) "Thanks again for the opportunity!" Michael F. Huerta Coordinator of Data & Open Science Initiatives Associate Director for Program Development National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health
data science

Discovery and health at the intersection of data science and open science

Michael F. Huerta from the National Library of Medicine at the U.S.’s National Institutes of Health explores how discovery and health benefit from the intersection of data science and open science
skin diseases

Arthritis, musculoskeletal and skin diseases including muscular dystrophy

The work of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, including muscular dystrophy (MD), is placed under the spotlight by Open Access Government
ageing process

Research suggests neurodegenerative disorders may speed up ageing process

Scientists from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) compared the genetic clocks of normal and mutant flies to understand the link between neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease and the ageing process
brain research

New brain research provides insight into how circuits regulate sleep

As Brain Awareness Week continues, new NIH-funded research suggests a part of the brain’s internal clock constantly monitors changes in external temperature
asthma flare-ups

Short-term increases in inhaled steroid doses do not prevent asthma flare-ups in children

New research by the National Institutes of Health challenge common practice of increasing doses at early signs of worsening symptoms in asthma
universal influenza vaccine

NIAID reveals strategic plan for universal influenza vaccine

Researchers at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases have orchestrated a plan to create a universal influenza vaccine.
brain disease test

National Institutes of Health scientists adapt new brain disease test for Parkinson’s

National Institutes of Health scientists develop new brain disease test for the early diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease and dementia with Lewy bodies The group, led by NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), tested 60 cerebral spinal fluid samples, including 12 from people with Parkinson’s disease, 17 from...
stroke patients

New research of the eye could alter the way stroke patients are assessed and...

Research into curious bright spots in the eyes on stroke patients’ brain images could one day alter the way they are assessed and treated A team of scientists at the National Institutes of Health found that a chemical routinely given to stroke patients undergoing brain scans can leak into their...
health and wealth of the UK

Improving the health and wealth of the UK through research

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) aims to improve both the health and wealth of the UK by means of research, as Open Access Government’s Editor Jonathan Miles discovers National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is funded by the UK’s Department of Health and ultimately aims to improve both...
clinical pharmacy practice

Fostering and supporting excellence in clinical pharmacy practice

Islam Elkonaissi and Zahra Laftah from the UKCPA explore the British model of supporting excellence in clinical pharmacy practice In the UK, evidence that pharmacists can provide better clinical outcomes and more efficient, consistent and sustainable services for patients, is increasing. In this article, key themes are discussed to showcase...

Asbestos exposure can cause significant risks to health

Dr. Christopher P. Weis of the National Institutes of Health, shares with Editor Laura Evans the dangers of long term asbestos exposure
Gynaecologic research: Improving health for women

Gynaecologic research: Improving health for women

Dr. Lisa Halvorson, U.S. National Institutes of Health discusses the importance of gynaecologic research to develop new treatments and keep women healthy
early learning and behaviour girl playing

Early learning and behaviour research at the US NICHD

Research on early learning and behaviour translates into effective interventions and care, says Dr James A Griffin of the NICHD at the US National Institutes of Health The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, at the National Institutes for Health (NIH), was established with support of Congress, to...
cancer research and training

Cancer research and training take centre stage in NCI’s work

Open Access Government spoke to the National Cancer Institute’s Dr S Percy Ivy about cancer research and training and the importance of clinical trials The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is one of 27 institutes that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The NCI is the US federal government’s...
sight test for low vision

Out of sight: Low vision is a National Eye Institute priority

Low vision can be a blight on the lives of those it affects, which is why it’s a National Eye Institute priority, as Dr Cheri Wiggs told Open Access Government Around 4.2 million people in America are visually impaired, which is expected to increase to 7.2 million in 2030. Of...
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Malaria research aims for new milestones

AG considers progress in malaria research, aiming to eradicate the disease, by the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has a longstanding commitment to malaria research and is the lead agency in the US federal government supporting research and...

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