• NIH awards $577 million to establish AViDD Centers for Pathogens of Pandemic Concern

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded approximately $577 million to establish nine Antiviral Drug Discovery Centers for Pathogens of Pandemic Concern.
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  • HHS to establish center of excellence on social media, mental wellness

    HHS to establish center of excellence on social media, mental wellness

    1 month ago - By Healio

    HHS, through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, has announced that it will provide $2 million in funding to establish a national center of excellence on social media and mental wellness.
    The HHS said in a press release that the center will develop and disseminate information, guidance and training on the impact that social media use has on children and youth, while focusing on risks to their mental health.
    “In the past decade, the number of children and youth diagnosed with mental health conditions, such as anxiety and depression, has significantly increased,
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