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NIAID funds seven international malaria research centers

April 30, 2017

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, or NIAID, recently awarded approximately $9 million in first-year funding to seven international malaria research centers that conduct work in 14 endemic countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America, according to a press release.

The 7-year awards, which are subject to availability, support three new and four existing International Centers of Excellence for Malaria Research (ICEMRs).

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FDA approves Brineura for type of Batten disease

April 28, 2017
The FDA has approved cerliponase alfa to curb the loss of ambulation among patients aged 3 years and older diagnosed with late infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis…
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CDC: Yellow fever vaccine supply to be depleted in US by mid-2017

April 28, 2017
The CDC announced today that it is anticipating a complete depletion of the U.S. supply of YF-VAX — the only yellow fever vaccine licensed in the United States…
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Fast-food ads drive eating choices for preschoolers

April 28, 2017
Children who watch fast-food advertising are more likely to consume the food being advertised, suggesting that parents may need assistance in determining the risks of…

Dasotraline improves ADHD outcomes in the classroom

April 28, 2017
Recent findings indicated dasotraline, a dopamine and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor, significantly improved ADHD outcomes in the classroom among children aged 6 to…
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Validating Health Literacy and Numeracy Measures in Minority Groups

HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice, Spring 2017, Volume 1 Issue 2
Validation studies of existing health literacy or numeracy tools among racial/ethnic minorities are limited. This study…
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HPV Immunization: Ensuring Your Patients Do Not Slip through the Cracks

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

Vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus (HPV) continue to be below those of other vaccines recommended for…
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American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Annual Meeting

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Anthony Fauci, MD, discusses progress with malaria vaccine

April 3, 2017
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