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Prolonging the Withdrawal of Life Support in the ICU Affects Family Satisfaction with Care October 2008
Two New Members Added to NINR’s National Advisory Council for Nursing Research September 2008
NINR Welcomes Three New Members to Advisory Council for Nursing Research May 2008
Older Adults with Mild Memory Impairment Still Benefit from Cognitive Training in Areas not Reliant on Memorization November 2007
Family Members of Patients Who Die in the ICU Report Greater Satisfaction with Communication and Involvement than Family Members of ICU Survivors November 2007
SIDS Risk Reduction Continuing Education Program Emphasizes Important Role of Nurses in Health Care November 2007
The NIH Public Trust Initiative Launches the "Partners in Research" Program October 2007
A Brief Skill-Building Program Can Reduce STD or HIV Risk among Inner-City African American Women June 2007

Improving Communication in the ICU about End-of-Life Care in the ICU Reduces Symptoms of Stress, Anxiety, and Depression in Family Members

February 2007

The National Institute of Nursing Research Launches Improved Website

January 2007
Novel Program Enhances Dementia Caregivers’ Quality of Life November 2006
NICU Program Reduces Premature Infants' Length of Stay and Improves Parents' Mental Health Outcomes. November 2006

HIV Prevention Program Reaching Hispanic Youths Reduces Risky Sexual Behaviors

August 2006
Study shows Child's Weight can be Influenced by Mother Before and During Pregnancy
Interview with Dr. Grady about this study: for a copy of the transcript or to hear the interview, click here. 
December 2005

Science Symposium at NIH Marks Beginning of Year-Long Recognition of Nursing Institute's 20th Anniversary

October 2005
Mary E. Kerr Named NINR Deputy Director January 2005
Barbara A. Smothers, Ph.D., New Chief of the Office of Extramural Programs, NINR January 2005
Study Shows Placing Relative with Dementia into Long-Term Care Facility Does Little to Ease the Emotional Burden of Caregivers August 2004
Study of Hygiene in Inner-City Households Identifies What Helps and What May Not        June 2004
Specialized Care from Hospital to Home Improves the Health of Elderly with Heart Failure, Cuts Costs to the Health Care System May 2004
Women's Symptoms are New or Different Prior to Heart Attack November 2003
Intervention Improves Control of High Blood Pressure in Young Inner-city African-American Men October 2003
Research Shows That Distinct Patterns of Functional Decline in the Last Years of Life Indicate the Need for Different Approaches to Palliative Care May 2003
Sustained Reduced Sleep Can Have Serious Consequences March 2003
New Initiative to Reduce Health Disparities Announced by the National Institute of Nursing Research November 2002
Training Improves Cognitive Abilities of Older Adults (This is an NIA press release for an award which was co-funded by NINR) November 2002
More Surgical Patients Die When Nurses' Caseloads Increase October 2002
Urinary Incontinence of Rural Older Women Dramatically Improved by Behavioral Techniques January 2002

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