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A medical image of a heart muscle

February 18, 2022

  • 9th Town Hall Addresses Plans Altered Due to Omicron

    The omicron variant of Covid-19 has disrupted NIH’s plans to return to the workplace, said acting NIH director Dr. Lawrence Tabak during the 9th Virtual Town Hall. “This too will pass, as will any other variant nature throws at us,” Tabak said. “We will continue to help counter whatever new challenge this wily virus presents.”
  • NINDS BEACON Program Holds Inaugural Event

    A new career consortium sponsored by the NINDS clinical director, BEACON provides strategies to improve support and enhance inclusion for NINDS nurses in professional development, communication, collaboration and mentorship.
  • Symposium Highlights Dietary Supplements Research

    Many Americans take various dietary supplements to improve their health, but what does the science say? NIH’s Office of Dietary Supplements recently discussed some findings, including the potential effects of certain vitamins, minerals and botanicals to treat or prevent macular degeneration, cardiovascular disease and prostate cancer.
  • President Reinfuses Cancer Moonshot at White House

    President Joe Biden announced the relaunch of the anti-cancer initiative he prompted 6 years ago. The Cancer Moonshot has set new ambitious goals and will be overseen by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.
A medical image of a heart muscle

On the Cover

Cardiac computed tomography angiography, or CT scan, from a 60-year-old man with coronary artery disease. February is American Heart Month.


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