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    National Institutes of Health (NIH) officials have decided to create a Center for Health Disparities Research on their own, instead of waiting for Congress to force it on them.

  • 16 Nov 1999

    Sometimes, it pays to fight City Hall. Biomedical researchers who protested that their fields were slighted in a proposed reorganization of the National Institutes of Health's (NIH's) peer-review system are winning at least some concessions.

  • 11 Aug 1999

    Biomedical teaching powerhouses of the world relax: The National Institutes of Health (NIH) won't be muscling onto your turf after all. NIH officials last month quietly abandoned controversial plans to create a doctoral program on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland.

  • 5 Feb 1999

    Most psychiatric studies that could pose hazards for human volunteers will soon face additional scrutiny before they win federal funding.

  • 25 Jan 1999

    Cancer researchers should pay more attention to minorities and the "medically underserved," according to a report issued last week by a panel of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in Washington, D.C.