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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
News and Events
- NIAMS Multicultural Outreach News — December 16, 2014
- NIAMS Hosts Its First Bilingual Twitter Chat
- When Your Back Hurts, Donít Let Back Pain Knock You Flat
- Halting Inflammation After Joint Injury May Reduce Risk of Osteoarthritis Later
- NIAMS Update — November 20, 2014
- Special Announcement — November 20, 2014, Letter from Dr. Stephen I. Katz: Connecting with our Congressional Colleagues
- Clinical Exome Sequencing Detects Disease-Causing Glitches
Alopecia Areata, Fast Facts
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