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  • Big data, meet big money: NIH funds centers to crunch health data

    Big data, meet big money: NIH funds centers to crunch health data
    Calling the world's wealth of health data a formidable "engine of discovery," the National Institutes of Health on Thursday awarded $32 million in grants in a bid to make huge biomedical data sets accessible to researchers the world over. NIH Director...
  • No Coverup At Trinity: Tapsall Discards Wig, Inspires Others

    No Coverup At Trinity: Tapsall Discards Wig, Inspires Others
    Athletes often take off their gloves, their pads, their caps before they start an interview. Liv Tapsall takes a seat on the bench at the Trinity field hockey field and takes off her blonde wig. She plays bald. "We did this exercise in preseason where...
  • UCI awarded $8 million for creation of brain cell database

    UCI awarded $8 million for creation of brain cell database
    UC Irvine announced Wednesday that it had been awarded an $8-million grant to establish one of six centers around the country tasked with creating a database of brain cell activity, expected to help develop treatment for a number of diseases. The...
  • UConn Health Center Scientists Wins $4 Million NIH Grant

    A University of Connecticut Health Center surgeon-scientist has won a $4 million National Institutes of Health Pioneer award for his cutting-edge work in regenerative engineering. Dr. Cato T. Laurencin, who headed the health center from 2008 to 2011,...
  • Harris Ripps, scientist and researcher, 87

    Harris Ripps, scientist and researcher, 87
    Even as he approached the end of his ninth decade, Dr. Harris Ripps was still pursuing his lifelong passion — unlocking the mysteries of the human brain. The 87-year-old West Boca resident died Sept. 18 in Boston, inciting an outpouring of...
  • Man exposed to Ebola released from Bethesda hospital

    Man exposed to Ebola released from Bethesda hospital
    A man who was admitted to the National Institute of Health in Bethesda last week after being exposed to Ebola was released Tuesday, after his symptoms were determined not to be related to the virus, the NIH said. The patient was identified only as an...
  • Jackson Lab Opens To Praise By Scientists

    Jackson Lab Opens To Praise By Scientists
    — Top geneticists from Harvard and the National Institutes of Health in Washington D.C. joined Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and others Tuesday in opening the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine. The new nonprofit research center and the state of...
  • Dallas Ebola patient on ventilator, receiving kidney dialysis

    Dallas Ebola patient on ventilator, receiving kidney dialysis
    The Ebola patient fighting for his life in a Dallas hospital is on a ventilator and a kidney dialysis machine to help stabilize his health, the hospital said on Tuesday. Liberian national Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed with the deadly...
  • Ebola-exposed patient is released from Maryland clinic after 9 days

    An American who was exposed to the Ebola virus in West Africa and taken to a National Institutes of Health clinic in Maryland was sent home Tuesday, the agency announced. He is to stay at home and check his temperature twice a day until a 21-day...
  • Bethlehem firefighter Mike Thompson comes to rescue by donating portion of his liver

    Bethlehem firefighter Mike Thompson comes to rescue by donating portion of his liver
    For many people, Facebook is a place for sharing vacation photos, posting vents about daily annoyances or staying connected with old friends. For Donya McCoy, the site became a place to post a plea to help save the life of her 3-year-old daughter,...
  • Robert B. Reich: Why we allow Big Pharma to rip us off

    According to a new federal database put online last week, pharmaceutical companies and device makers paid doctors some $380 million in speaking and consulting fees over a five-month period in 2013. Some doctors received over $500,000 each, and some got...