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Free 2015 Health Planners Available

As part of the National Multicultural Outreach Initiative, the NIAMS has created free multicultural health planners for 2015. A Year of Health provides information about staying healthy and managing conditions of the bones, joints, muscles and skin.

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Chronic UV Exposure Induces Opioid Response That is Associated with Tanning Addiction

Prolonged ultraviolet (UV) light exposure results in an increase of a substance known as β-endorphin, a chemical produced by the body that reduces sensitivity to pain and is associated with addiction.

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NIH Announces AMP Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus Awards

NIH has announced the funding of 11 grants from the Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP) to study rheumatoid arthritis and lupus.

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NIAMS Finalizes Its Long-Range Plan

NIAMS announces its new Fiscal Year 2015-2019 Long-Range Plan. The plan highlights a variety of research needs and opportunities. Thank you to those who contributed to the plan.

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Research on Keratins Reveals Unexpected Link Between Hair Disorders and Dental Decay

Keratins are proteins that are key structural components of hair, nails, and the skinís outer layer. Now, new research has shown that certain types of hair keratin also help form dental enamel, the tough outer covering of teeth.

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