National Institutes of Health

February 3, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

NIH Busca una Vacuna Contra el Coronavirus

El Instituto Nacional de Alergias y Enfermedades Infecciosas (NIAID) en Bethesda está trabajando arduamente para desarrollar una vacuna contra el coronavirus, aunque no se han reportado casos confirmados en Maryland, Washington, D.C. o Virginia. El Centro de Investigación de Vacunas del NIAID, que forma parte de los Institutos Nacionales de Salud, está trabajando con la […]

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February 3, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

NIH Working to Develop Vaccine for Coronavirus

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) in Bethesda is working hard to develop a vaccine for the coronavirus although there have not been any confirmed cases reported in Maryland, Washington, D.C. or Virginia. The NIAID Vaccine Research Center, which is part of the National Institutes of Health, is working with the biotechnology […]

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December 12, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Santa Rides Through County For Good Claus

Santa Claus left his sleigh in the North Pole garage and rode through Montgomery County on his Harley motorcycle. No, Rudolph didn’t guide Santa on this trip; instead the Montgomery County Police Officers spent the day as Santa’s elves, escorting him to 10 stops in Montgomery County. Throughout the day, Santa and the officers visited […]

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August 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

No Injuries Reported Following Evacuation at Children’s Inn at NIH

No injuries were reported following an evacuation at the Children’s Inn at NIH Tuesday morning. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue crews, and the NIH Fire Department responded to the Children’s Inn following a report of a structural crack in the ceiling. According to NIH spokesperson, Brad Moss, the roof did not collapse, and an investigation […]

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July 10, 2018 | Staff Writer

NIH Study: Teen Crash Risk Highest Three Months After Getting License

Teens are eight times more likely to crash during the first three months after getting their license than they are during the first three months after getting their learner’s permit, a recent government study found. The National Institutes of Health study is one of the first to follow the same individuals from the start of […]

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July 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Lane Closures Planned for Next Five Weekends on Rockville Pike in Bethesda

Over the next five weekends, Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation will close lanes on Rockville Pike between Woodmont Avenue and Wilson Drive, near the Medical Center Metro Station, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center at Naval Support Activity Bethesda. The lanes will close at 10 p.m. Friday […]

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May 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Former NIH Employee Pleads Guilty to Theft of Government Property

Christopher Dame, 50, of Gaithersburg pleaded guilty on May 3, to theft of government property, according to a statement from the U.S. Justice Department. As part of his plea agreement, Dame will be required to pay restitution in the full amount of the loss, which is $75,613.14, the statement reads. He also faces a maximum sentence of […]

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April 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Study Shows Rates of New Diagnosed Cases of Diabetes Increasing in Youth

The rates of new diagnosed cases of type 1 and type 2 diabetes are on a rise among youth, according to a news release. The report titled, Incidence Trends of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes among Youths, 2002-2012, found that the rates of new diagnosed cases of type 1 diabetes in youth increased by […]

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November 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

The Children’s Inn Makes a Difference for Many (VIDEO)

Montgomery County is home to many top-notched hospitals and medical facilities. There is one in Bethesda that is in a league of its own. Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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November 5, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

NIH Publishes Spanish Language Palliative Care Brochure (PHOTO)

The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR), a component of the National Institutes of Health, recently released a new Spanish language publication that raises awareness of the benefits of pediatric palliative care among Hispanic families and caregivers. The latest brochure, Cuidados paliativos para niños: Apoyo para toda la familia cuando su hijo vive con una enfermedad […]

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