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December 2016: Make your home healthy | Tai chi | COPD therapy | Understanding clinical research | College drinking

NIH News in Health, a monthly newsletter from the National Institutes of Health, part of the Department of Health and Human Services

Check out the December issue of NIH News in Health, the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research. To search for more trusted health information from NIH, bookmark
Illustration of a dad holding a mop and reading the label on a bottle of cleaning fluid in a kitchen. Making a Healthier Home Cast Toxins From Your Living Space What's in your household goods and products? Becoming aware of potentially harmful substances can help keep you and your family healthy. Read more about removing toxins from your home.
Illustration of older adults practicing tai chi.  Tai Chi and Your Health A Modern Take on an Ancient Practice Tai chi is an ancient mind and body practice that involves flowing postures and gentle movements. Studies suggest that it may have health benefits. Read more about tai chi and your health.
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NHLBI Funding & Research Opportunities and Announcements for December 02, 2016

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Funding and Research Opportunities

The following funding opportunity announcements from the NHLBI or other components of the National Institutes of Health, might be of interest:

        Reminder: Annual Reports to the Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare due 
        January 31, 2017
        (NOT-OD-17-024) National Institutes of Health
          Notice of Change to the Award Budget for PAR-16-402 "NHLBI Program Project 
          Applications (P01)"
          National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
            Notice of Update to Instructions for Data Tables for RFA-HL-16-008 "Short-Term 
            Research Education Program to Increase Diversity in Health-Related Research 
            National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
              Notice of Extension of the Response Date for NOT-HL-16-451 "Request for 
              Information (RFI) for Scientific Opportunities and Needs for NHLBI Ancillary 
              National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
                Notice Announcing NIMH-specific Policies Related to New Salary Allowances for 
                K08 and K23 Career Development Awards
                National Institute of Mental Health
                Program Announcements:
                Discovery of the Genetic Basis of Childhood Cancers and of Structural Birth 
                Defects: Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Research Program (X01)
                NIH Roadmap Initiatives

                Fogarty/NIH news: Collins tribute, Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Ebola-affected countries

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                November / December 2016

                Global health community pays tribute to NIH Director Dr Francis S Collins

                The global health community gathered to recognize the significant advances supported by NIH Director Dr. Francis S. Collins during his tenure.
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                International research funders launch World Report

                ​Global research funders have launched an interactive, open-access online database and mapping tool of research projects funded around the world.
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                Fogarty provides support to Ebola-affected countries

                ​Fogarty has launched a new program to help prepare institutions in countries most affected by the recent Ebola epidemic compete for research training support.
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                Photo by Morgana Wingard for USAID, Healthcare workers put on personal protective equipment in Liberia

                (c) 2014 Louis Kleynhans, Courtesy of Photoshare. Woman seated next to smoking stone cookstove, young child seated next to her.

                NIH-funded trial to assess benefits of clean cookstoves

                NIH is funding a multi-country study to determine if a widely available, clean, alternative cooking fuel significantly reduces deaths and illnesses caused by household air pollution.
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                Profile: Fogarty Fellow studies lupus in South African children

                As a Fogarty Fellow in South Africa, Dr. Laura Lewandowski studied pediatric lupus, which is more common and severe in people of African descent.
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                Dr. Laura Lewandowski reviews printouts in a medical exam room

                Close up of hands using blood pressure monitor next to a smartphone

                Focus on the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

                The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) works with global partners to identify innovative ways to treat and prevent neurological diseases.

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