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September 2013

Study Evaluates Population-wide Testing, Early Treatment for HIV Prevention
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
September 30, 2013

Roughly 14 Percent of Infants Share Bed with Adult or Child
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
September 30, 2013

NIH Calls for Research Projects Examining Violence
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
September 27, 2013

NIH Expands Nationwide Network of Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Units
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
September 26, 2013

Tips From Former Smokers Campaign Generates 150,000 Calls to Quitlines and 2.8 Million Website Visits
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
September 19, 2013

FDA and NIH Create First-of-Kind Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science
September 19, 2013

NIH Begins Testing H7N9 Avian Influenza Vaccine Candidate
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
September 18, 2013

NIH Funding Boosts New Alzheimer’s Research on Prevention, Novel Drug Targets
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
September 18, 2013

Lifestyle Intervention Improves High Schoolers’ Health, Social Skills, Grades
National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)
September 10, 2013

Goal of Label Changes: Better Prescribing, Safe Use of Opioids
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
September 10, 2013

National Drug Facts Week 2014 begins January 27
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
September 9, 2013

Closing in on Risk Factors for Cerebral Palsy and Infant Death
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
September 9, 2013

NIH Grants to Investigate Disease-Related Variations in Genetic Makeup
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
September 6, 2013

NIH Launches First National Down Syndrome Registry
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
September 6, 2013

FDA Explores Impact of Arsenic in Rice
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
September 6, 2013

NIH Statement on International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Day
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
September 6, 2013

E-cigarette Use More than Doubles Among U.S. Middle and High School Students From 2011-2012
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
September 5, 2013

NIH Program Explores the Use of Genomic Sequencing in Newborn Healthcare
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
September 4, 2013

Risk Factors Identified at Diagnosis Help Predict Outcomes for Children With Rare Heart Condition
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
September 3, 2013

CDC Finds 200,000 Heart Disease and Stroke Deaths Could Be Prevented
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
September 3, 2013