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August 2006

August 22-31, 2006
New Method of Gene Therapy Alters Immune Cells for Treatment of Advanced Melanoma; Technique May Also Apply to Other Common Cancers, August 31, 2006
Obesity in Men Linked to Infertility, August 31, 2006
Study Links Medical Spending to Life Expectancy Gains, August 30, 2006
NIH Seeks Input on Proposed Repository for Genetic Information, August 30, 2006
Mitochondrial DNA Sequencing Tool Updated, August 28, 2006
New Study Seeks to Lower Diabetes Risk in Youth, August 28, 2006
Quick Diagnosis of Flu Strains Possible with New Microchip Test, August 28, 2006
A Little TLC Goes a Long Way toward Reducing High Cholesterol, August 24, 2006
NIH Researchers Complete Unprecedented Genetic Study That May Help Identify People Most at Risk for Alcoholism, August 24, 2006
NHGRI Awards $54 Million to Three Centers of Excellence in Genomic Science, August 22, 2006

August 15-21, 2006
Study Finds ‘Gradient of Disability’ Linked to Household Income of Older Adults, August 16, 2006
President Bush Announces His Intention to Appoint John E. Niederhuber the 13th Director of the National Cancer Institute, August 16, 2006
Study Provides Evidence That Autism Affects Functioning of Entire Brain, August 16, 2006
NIH Funds Fourteen High-End Instrumentation Grants, August 15, 2006
New Findings Offer More Complete View of Breast Cancer Gene Mutations in U.S. Population, August 15, 2006

August 8-14, 2006
Tumors Use ‘Hijacking’ Trick to Evade Attack by Immune Cells, August 14, 2006
Researchers Discover a Unique Pattern of Gene Activity that Can Predict Liver Cancer Spread, August 14, 2006
Mouse Study Finds That Mutant Enzyme is Able to Help Protect DNA From Damage, August 13, 2006
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Hosts Science Writers’ Seminar on Cancer Rates in Minority Populations, August 11, 2006
New Light Microscope Can View Protein Arrangement in Cell Structures, August 10, 2006
Arthritis Drug Helps Debilitating Inflammatory Disease, August 9, 2006
NHLBI Offers Complete Guide to Physical Activity for a Healthy Heart, August 8, 2006

August 1-7, 2006
Imaging Study May Help Point Toward More Effective Smoking Cessation Treatments, August 7, 2006
College Women at Risk for Eating Disorder May Benefit From Online Intervention, August 7, 2006
Experimental Medication Kicks Depression in Hours Instead of Weeks, August 7, 2006
HIV Prevention Program Reaching Hispanic Youths Reduces Risky Sexual Behaviors, August 7, 2006
Most Americans Do Not Know When or How Often To Get Cancer Screening Tests, August 3, 2006
Osteoarthritis Initiative Releases First Data, August 1, 2006

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