Articles about National Institutes of Health

Convalescent plasma therapy doesn't stop COVID-19 progression: NIH

19 Aug 2021

Convalescent plasma therapy doesn't stop COVID-19 progression: NIH

The results of a clinical trial showed that convalescent plasma therapy is not effective against high-risk COVID-19 patients.

Over 1.5 million children lost caregivers to COVID-19 worldwide: Report

21 Jul 2021

Over 1.5 million children lost caregivers to COVID-19 worldwide: Report

Over 1.5 million children in 21 countries, including 1,19,000 from India, lost their primary and secondary caregivers to COVID-19 during the pandemic's first 14 months, according to a study in The Lancet.

US clears Pfizer coronavirus vaccine, first shot in 24 hours

12 Dec 2020

US clears Pfizer coronavirus vaccine, first shot in 24 hours

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday authorized Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine, clearing the way for its mass rollout across the United States.

US expert offers an optimistic timeline for coronavirus vaccine

04 Jun 2020

US expert offers an optimistic timeline for coronavirus vaccine

As companies race to develop and test COVID-19 vaccines, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the Director of America's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), has shared an optimistic timeline for their availability.

Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine gets FDA nod for phase 2 trial

08 May 2020

Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine gets FDA nod for phase 2 trial

Moderna Therapeutics, one of the select few companies trialing a COVID-19 vaccine, has received US Food and Drug Administration's approval to move into the second phase of the tests.

Google nearly published 100,000 X-rays, then realized serious privacy issues

16 Nov 2019

Google nearly published 100,000 X-rays, then realized serious privacy issues

Google wants you to believe that you are in full control of your data, but its actions tell a completely different story.

Indian-origin prof gets $2mn-grant for research on lupus in women

04 Aug 2018

Indian-origin prof gets $2mn-grant for research on lupus in women

Indian-origin professor Chandra Mohan and his two colleagues at the US's University of Houston's biomedical engineering department received a $2mn grant from the National Institutes of Health to find out why lupus is more common in women than men.

India may have a vaccine for dengue by 2019-end

25 Nov 2017

India may have a vaccine for dengue by 2019-end

We might have a vaccine for dengue by the end of 2019.

US House passes spending bill, defense gets huge boost

04 May 2017

US House passes spending bill, defense gets huge boost

The Republican-controlled US House of Representatives voted 309-118 to pass $1.2 trillion spending bill which will fund the government till the end of the fiscal year, ending September 30.