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Findings could eventually lead to the development of individually targeted treatments to manage hypertension.

NIH-supported scientists find combination therapy suppresses HIV-like virus in primates.

NIH-funded findings challenge common practice of increasing doses at early signs of worsening symptoms.

Study results have the potential to dramatically change clinical practice.

NIH-funded study of mice provides detailed diagram of the brain circuits behind thirst and satiety.

NIH-funded research study of flies provides insight into how brain circuits regulate sleep.

NIH-funded study observes no significant reduction of infection rates at age 6 months.

NIH statement from Dr. Griffin P. Rodgers, Director, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

Prion diseases originate when normally harmless prion protein molecules become abnormal and gather in clusters and filaments in the human body and brain.