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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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Enrollment and Retention of Participants in NIH-funded Clinical Trials

The NIH will host a workshop on July 25 on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland, to explore strategies to enhance enrollment, recruitment and retention of participants in clinical trials.

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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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