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Assessment of Sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine for Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria in Pregnancy in Malawi
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to determine the efficacy and effectiveness of sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine intermittent preventive treatment in pregnancy for reducing malaria-associated morbidity in pregnant women in Malawi.
BETHESDA, MD—To help advance research on how genes affect responses to medicines, NIH is spending $15 million over five years to expand the Pharmacogenomics Knowledge Base (PharmGKB).
BETHESDA, MD—Harold Varmus, MD, former director of NIH, does not think of his new post as director of the National Cancer Institute as a step back, but rather as the perfect place to be for someone who has spent his career researching cancer.
Executive Dysfunction and Suicide in Psychiatric Outpatients and Inpatients
Objective: To assess decision making in the context of an interaction between suicide and TBI. Findings will also allow for exploratory analyses aimed at identifying associations between performance on measures of executive functioning and psychological distress.
WASHINGTON, DC—Federal officials testified at a House hearing in July that there is evidence of a link between antimicrobial use in food-producing animals and drug resistance in humans, and that they are taking steps to address the nonjudicious use of antimicrobials in animals.
While less than half of young adults are not getting cholesterol screening, up to a quarter of them have elevated cholesterol, a CDC study shows.
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