The NIH Record

July 29, 1997
Vol. XLIX, No. 15

Genes' Influence on Alcoholism Investigated

NIH Adopts Explicit Statements of Review Criteria

Heat Shock, Future Shock at NIA's 8th Shock Lecture

25th Asian/Pacific Islander American Heritage Program a Success

The Gut: The First 100 Years

Day Care Board To Conduct Surveys

NIEHS Keeps AAALAC Accreditation

Chicano, Native American Authorities Visit NIH

Science in the News

News Briefs




Study Subjects Sought

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NINDS Leads Effort in NIH Native American Student Summer Program

By Shannon E. Garnett

NIH has long been known for the many research opportunities and experiences it provides to students during the summer months. Recently, in cooperation with the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES), NIH initiated a new summer program for students -- the NIH/AISES Student Summer Work Experience Program.
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ORWH Seminar Looks at Elder Issues

By Chinwe Onyekere

By the year 2040, there will be 30 million people 80 or more years old in the United States. The increased number of elderly people poses new challenges for American society. Women are frequently caught between the generations as caregivers for both the young and old. Caring for the caregiver is an important concern in women's health, and was the topic of a recent Office of Research on Women's Health seminar, "Elder Options and Care Giving."
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