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Study Suggests Genetic Link For Male Homosexuality

A large study of gay brothers adds to evidence that genes influence men’s chances of being homosexual, but the results aren’t strong enough to prove it.

11/19/2014

Nina Pham

Dallas Nurse With Ebola Arrives At NIH For Treatment

The first patient to contract Ebola on U.S. soil is now in Maryland. The 26-year-old nurse just arrived at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda.

10/16/2014

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Doctor Exposed To Ebola Released From NIH Isolation In Md.

An American doctor exposed to the Ebola virus after a needle stick in Sierra Leone has been released from isolation and sent home.

10/08/2014

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Doctor Exposed To Ebola Now Being Treated In Md.

An American doctor exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone is in isolation now at NIH.

09/29/2014

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Body Of Missing NIH Scientist Found Near Wrecked Car

Police say the body of a Gaithersburg man missing since Aug. 21 apparently has been found in western Maryland.

09/05/2014

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Md. Schools Get $10.7M Grant To Study STDs

The University of Maryland Schools of Dentistry and Medicine have received a $10.7 million grant over five years to study the causes, prevention and treatment of sexually-transmitted diseases.

07/29/2014

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Study To Examine Fall-Related Injuries

Johns Hopkins will participate in a federal study designed to prevent fall-related injuries in older adults.

07/02/2014

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Black Bear In Bethesda Relocated After Spending Day In Tree

A wild scene near the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Montgomery County.

06/19/2014

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Window Washers Rescued After Scaffolding Collapse

Two window washers were rescued from a building in Maryland after the scaffolding platform they were on partially collapsed.

06/04/2014

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8-Year-Old Cancer Patient Among Those Affected By Government Shutdown

Every week, hundreds of patients, including children, are admitted to new clinical trials at the National Institutes of Health. Now many are losing hope as the government shutdown continues.

10/03/2013

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Baltimore Project To Fix Up Seniors’ Homes To help Them Age In Place

The environment in which you live can be as disabling as a disease, and too often, older Americans wind up in a nursing home not because they’re super-sick but because they can’t get through their days safely at home.

07/08/2013

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Hopkins Pediatrician Says Toddler’s HIV Cure Should Be Replicable

A medical breakthrough could save millions of lives. A child born HIV positive is now cured, and Hopkins doctors are behind the research.

03/04/2013

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