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NIH Is Developing a 5-year NIH-wide Strategic Plan

NIH has issued a Request for Information (RFI) inviting comments on the framework of the NIH Strategic Plan. Submit comments by August 16, 2015. Informational webinars will be held August 5, 11 and 13. Register for a webinar. External Web Site Policy

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Request for Information (RFI) on the Action Plan for Lupus Research

In order to develop a new coordinated action plan for lupus research on behalf of the NIH, NIAMS has led efforts to develop the Action Plan for Lupus Research. Comments on the draft will be accepted until September 11, 2015.

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Honoring Health

Subscribe to a new quarterly e-newsletter featuring health resources for American Indians and Alaska Natives from the NIH and other Federal agencies.

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NIH Invites Comments on the Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Program

NIH requests comments and suggestions on the ECHO program as it relates to the Core Elements and Focus Areas. Submit comments by August 14, 2015.

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Proteinís Role in Rheumatoid Arthritis-Induced Bone Loss Revealed

Investigators supported in part by NIAMS have shown how a protein called RBP-J controls a pathway that promotes bone degradation, a common complication of rheumatoid arthritis. Decreased levels of RBP-J are linked to the disease and could partly underlie the associated bone loss.


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