February 7, 2020

  • Psilocybin Might Aid in Treatment of Mental Disorders, Addiction

    The hallucinogenic compound psilocybin could help treat depression, anxiety and substance abuse. “We have a class of drugs that was put in the deep freeze—not studied for a period of decades. Now, we can pull them out and ask all sorts of questions,” said Dr. Roland Griffiths at a recent NIMH Director’s Innovation Speaker Series lecture.
  • Karin Hurt in red dress stands on stage with hand extended.

    Hurt Inspires Us to Build ‘Courageous Cultures’

    It’s a workplace conundrum in organizations big and small...Managers say they want for good ideas, yet employees are reluctant to share them. At a recent DDM seminar, leadership expert Karin Hurt offered tips on how to address this disconnect.
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    NIH Holds Inaugural Seminar on American Rural Health

    Recently, NIH hosted the inaugural rural health seminar in an effort to focus attention on health disparities prevalent in rural communities. One in 5 Americans live in rural America and face health disparities every day due to higher rates of poverty and less access to health care.
  • Tromberg and Monroy manipulate an imaging device as Hammer views screen, with scientific poster behind them.

    Congressional Staff Discover Innovative NIBIB Biotech

    Technologies were recently showcased by NIBIB scientists and grantees to a group of 40 congressional staffers. The tour at NIH exhibited National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering-supported biotechnologies and gave visitors hands-on experience with a broad spectrum of research projects.
Two veggie wraps and fresh fruit

On the Cover

Veggie wraps and fresh fruit, one of the many delicious and heart-healthy recipes that are part of the DASH Eating Plan, which is scientifically proven to lower blood pressure. February is American Heart Month. This year’s theme is “Eat healthier together.” Find the wrap recipe at https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/wecan/eat-right/veggie-wrap.htm.

Photo: NHLBI