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How your stomach bile may protect against heart disease

In the United States, someone has a heart attack every 34 seconds, and someone dies from a heart disease-related event every 60 seconds. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S., killing nearly 787,000 people alone in 2011. Direct and indirect costs of...

source: By Dorothy L. Tengler
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Do you know a current AFMR member who is active in the field and deserves to be recognized for their outstanding or groundbreaking work? Nominate your colleague to be featured in our Member Spotlight section of Insights! Submit their story to us at for the...

source: AFMR

Dear Colleague, As you review your annual giving for the upcoming year, I would like to ask you to consider a gift to the American Federation for Medical Research. Your contribution will be used to support AFMR-sponsored activities and we need your support. ...

source: AFMR

For the first time, a primitive movie has been encoded in — and then played back from — DNA in living cells. Scientists funded by the National Institutes of Health say it is a major step toward a “molecular recorder” that may someday make it possible...

source: NIH

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have discovered a key step in the process that HIV uses to inject its genetic material into cells. Working with cultures of cells and tissues, the researchers prevented the invasion process by chemically blocking this step,...

source: NIH

How children visually engage with others in social situations is a heritable behavior that is altered in children with autism, according to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health. The study appears in the latest issue of Nature....

source: NIH

The AFMR’s mission is to develop and mentor tomorrow’s leaders in medical research. We invite our members and sister societies to share resources and opportunities for career growth, networking, grants and mentoring. We are reintroducing our Job Board and look...

source: AFMR


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