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Commonly Prescribed Blood Thinner Associated with Higher Risk of Post-Surgery Complications

NIAMS researchers find that a blood thinner to prevent blood clots after a hip or knee replacement is associated with an increased risk of post-surgery bleeding or infection.

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NIH Scientists Identify Gene Linked to Fatal Inflammatory Disease in Children

Investigators have identified a gene that underlies a very rare but devastating autoinflammatory condition in children, STING-associated vasculopathy with onset in infancy (SAVI).

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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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