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October 2002

October 22-31, 2002
New Role for Immune System Player May Help Improve Cancer Vaccines, October 31, 2002
NIDA Sponsors Frontiers in Addiction Research-A Series of Satellite Symposia-In Conjunction With Annual Society for Neuroscience Meeting in Orlando, October 31, 2002
EMF Web Site, Q&A Booklet Updated to Include Latest About Electric and Magnetic Fields (EMF) and Human Health, October 30, 2002
NHLBI Funds Centers for Reducing Asthma Disparities, October 30, 2002
NHLBI Study Finds Improved Heart Failure Survival, October 30, 2002
Leading Medical Anthropologist to Speak at NCCAM's Distinguished Lecture Series, October 30, 2002
International Consortium Launches Genetic Variation Mapping Project, October 29, 2002
11 Institutions To Establish Specialized Centers of Research, October 28, 2002
HHS Awards University of Wisconsin $55.8 Million to Fight Asthma in Inner-City Children, October 25, 2002
Promising New Treatment Preserves Bone Mass in Mice; May Help Women and Men with Osteoporosis, October 24, 2002
Funding for Global Protein Database Will Create One Reliable Resource, October 23, 2002
More Surgical Patients Die When Nurses' Caseloads Increase, October 22, 2002
NIH and NSF Announce Joint Awards to Support Bioengineering and Bioinformatics Summer Institutes Program, October 22, 2002
NIH Convenes Workshop on Menopausal Hormone Therapy, October 22, 2002
Fogarty International Center Announces First Awards for International Collaborative Genetics Research Training Program, October 22, 2002

October 15-21, 2002
Family Focus is Hallmark of New South African Grant, October 21, 2002
NIH Announces Institute of Medicine Study of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, October 21, 2002
NIH Pays Special Tribute to Late Director Donald Fredrickson Papers Added to "Profiles in Science", October 18, 2002
NIH Releases Annual Bibliography of Significant Advances in Dietary Supplement Research, October 16, 2002
New Guide Helps Researchers Mine Genome Data, October 15, 2002
NHGRI Scientist Named 2004 President-Elect of American Society of Human Genetics, October 15, 2002
Preventive Sessions After Divorce Protect Children into Teens, October 15, 2002
New Recommendations to Prevent High Blood Pressure Issued Additional Lifestyle Approaches Advised, October 15, 2002
Protein Patterns in Blood May Predict Prostate Cancer Diagnosis, October 15, 2002
Folate Deficiency Associated with Higher Early Miscarriage Risk, October 15, 2002
NIBIB Names Donna J. Dean, Ph.D., As First Deputy Director, October 15, 2002
Pan-African Malaria Conference November 17-22 in Arusha, Tanzania, October 15, 2002

October 8-14, 2002
Immediate Treatment Helps Delay Progression of Glaucoma, October 14, 2002
Study Suggests Coenzyme Q10 Slows Functional Decline in Parkinson's Disease, October 14, 2002
NIGMS Center Grants Will Spice Up Chemical Libraries, October 10, 2002
United States to Host World Sight Day Celebration October 10, October 10, 2002
NIDA Research and SAMHSA Physician Training Combine to Put Care for Opiate Dependence in Hands of Family Doctor, October 9, 2002
NIGMS Grantee John Fenn Wins Nobel Prize for Refining Mass Spectrometry Technique to Analyze Large Molecules, October 9, 2002
"Dream Anatomy" (Or We've Got You Under the Skin), October 9, 2002
NHLBI Launches Innovative Proteomics Centers, October 9, 2002
NIH Launches Study of Living Donor Liver Transplantation, October 9, 2002
Brain Shrinkage in ADHD Not Caused by Medications, October 8, 2002
NHLBI Funds New Heart-Health Education Projects in High-Risk Communities, October 8, 2002
United States, Canada Cooperate on Study of Fracture Repair Techniques, October 8, 2002

October 1-7, 2002
Most Definitive Study of Its Kind Shows That Sleeping on the Stomach Increases Infant SIDS Risk, October 7, 2002
NIH Grantee H. Robert Horvitz Wins Nobel Prize for Deciphering Cell Death Genes, October 7, 2002
Study Shows Why Some Immune Systems Control HIV, October 6, 2002
HHS Announces Contracts for Developing a New Anthrax Vaccine, October 3, 2002
Researchers Successfully Deliver Drugs to the Primate Brainstem, October 3, 2002
Initial Avon/NCI Breast Cancer Research Grants Awarded in "Progress for Patients" Awards Program, October 2, 2002
New NIDA Science Education Materials For Second and Third Graders Available Online, October 2, 2002
NIH Convenes Workshop on Menopausal Hormone Therapy, October 2, 2002
Parasite, Mosquito Genomes Complete Malaria Picture, October 2, 2002
Gene's Role in Malaria Drug Resistance Proved, October 2, 2002
Scientists Identify Key Gene Involved in Cleft Lip and Palate, October 1, 2002

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