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October 22 Webinar for Prospective Applicants of Physical Activity Program
Several Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) are available for the NIH Common Fundís Molecular Transducers of Physical Activity in Humans program. The program aims to extensively catalogue the biological molecules affected by physical activity in people.
October 12 to 20 Is Bone and Joint Health National Awareness Week
Bone and joint conditions like osteoporosis and arthritis can cause pain and disability, which can impact your quality of life. Find out how to keep your bones and joints healthy.
Searching for Reliable Health Information in Spanish?
Itís National Hispanic Heritage Month, and to celebrate NIAMS just launched an all-new Spanish website. Visit to find free health information in Spanish on conditions of the bones, joints, muscles and skin.
NIH Funds Pediatric Patient-reported Outcomes Consortium
NIH has funded the Validation of Pediatric Patient-Reported Outcomes in Chronic Diseases (PEPR) Consortium. Investigators will capitalize on recent advances in the science of patient-reported outcomes (PROs) to improve pediatric health and well-being by capturing the voice and experience of children and their families living with a variety of chronic diseases and conditions.
Strategies to Strengthen High-Impact NIAMS Clinical Trials
NIAMS is requesting input from the extramural community that will inform the mechanisms and processes the NIAMS uses to support high-impact clinical trials. NIAMS invites comments from researchers, patient advocacy groups, patients, and their healthcare providers. Comments accepted through October 15.
Applications Now Being Accepted for Loan Repayment Programs
The NIH Loan Repayment Programs are accepting applications beginning September 1. The NIH may repay up to $35,000 per year of student loan debt.
News and Events
- Drug Used to Treat HIV Linked to Lower Bone Mass in Newborns
- NIAMS Participates in OBSSR 20th Anniversary Events
- Bone Risks Linked to Genetic Variants
- NIH awards ~$144 million in research on environmental influences on child health and development
- NIH Funds Pediatric Patient-reported Outcomes Consortium
- Plucking Hairs in Dense Pattern Can Prompt Hair Regrowth
- NIAMS Update — September 17, 2015
Alopecia Areata, Fast Facts
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