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Infectious diseases affecting children and pregnant women

Changes in the HIV epidemic and the emergence of new infectious diseases present ongoing research challenges. The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)...

Evaluating Virginia’s opioid treatment centers for certification

In order to address the opioid epidemic within the state, the Commonwealth of Virginia is implementing a Medicaid 1115 Demonstration waiver to improve access to treatment for opioids and...

Strengthening cancer research across Latin America

Cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide. More than twice as many people die from cancer than from AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis combined. The National Cancer Institute...

Investigating new therapies for leukemia

In 2015, about 54,000 people will be diagnosed with leukemia and 24,000 people are expected to die from the disease in the U.S., the American Cancer Society estimates. Westat...

Finding better tuberculosis treatment

One-fourth of the world’s population is infected with tuberculosis (TB). About 10.4 million people, including 1 million children, became ill with TB and 1.7 million died from TB infection...

Understanding the causes of Burkitt lymphoma

Burkitt lymphoma is the most common childhood cancer in Africa. The endemic form found in equatorial Africa mainly affects children ages 4 to 7 years and manifests itself as...