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NIH statement from Dr. Griffin P. Rodgers, Director, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

Prion diseases originate when normally harmless prion protein molecules become abnormal and gather in clusters and filaments in the human body and brain.

Special antibodies have shown promise in the fight against cancer and autoimmune diseases.

TB is one of the oldest known human diseases and the leading infectious cause of death worldwide.

Study provides roadmap for using CRISPR to investigate neurological disorders.

NIH’s awards support groundbreaking approaches to HIV prevention and treatment.

Study of flies suggests neurodegenerative disorders may speed up aging process.

Trials for an experimental vaccine for the H7N9 influenza virus are now enrolling volunteers at sites across the United States.

Marijuana impairment cited most in study of recent high school graduates.

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