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NIH study provides answer to long-held debate on blood sugar control after stroke

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Findings may have immediate impact on clinical practice WHAT:
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Mental health disorders common following mild head injury

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
NIH-funded study identifies risk factors for neuropsychiatric conditions after concussion
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NIH study implicates hyperactive immune system in aging brain disorders

Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Results suggest a breakdown in brain cell waste system triggers a destructive immune reaction WHAT:

NIH greatly expands investment in BRAIN Initiative

Friday, November 2, 2018
NIH announces new round of awards for cutting-edge brain research
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Gut bacteria may control movement

Thursday, November 1, 2018
NIH-funded study suggests that bacteria may regulate neuronal circuits behind movement in flies
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Spasticity and microcephaly genes may play surprising roles in neurons

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
NIH study offers new clues to long sought mystery behind disease causing mutations
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NINDS Names Dr. Lyn Jakeman as Director of Division of Neuroscience

Monday, October 15, 2018
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has named Lyn Jakeman, Ph.D. as its Director of the new Division of Neuroscience.
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Study identifies gene that makes gentle touch feel painful after injury

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
NIH-funded research raises possibility of designer treatments for common form of pain

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