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Help NIAMS Finalize Its Long-Range Plan

NIAMS is accepting comments on the draft long-range plan (fiscal years 2015-2019) until July 31. The plan will help NIAMS guide the research it supports over the next five years.

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NIH, PCORI Announce Major Award to Prevent Falls Injuries in Older People

To find effective, evidence-based strategies to address the personal and public health burden of falls, the NIH and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) have joined to support a clinical trial to test individually tailored interventions to prevent fall-related injuries.

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Sun and Skin, The Dark Side of Sun Exposure

Limit time in the sun to protect your skin against early wrinkles, damage, and disease. “Being sun smart is a good thing,” says NIAMS director Stephen I. Katz.

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Kayla's Story: A Bright Future Through NIH Research

Kayla was diagnosed with NOMID as a baby. NOMID, or neonatal-onset multisystem inflammatory disease, is a rare disease that is often fatal. A treatment for NOMID was discovered by Dr. Raphaela Goldbach-Mansky at the NIAMS.

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Investigating the Causes of Chronic Itch: New Advances Could Bring Relief

Itch was once thought to be sensed through the body’s pain pathways, but research over the past few decades has revealed that it uses its own dedicated nerves, molecules and receptors.

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