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  • TIP 63: Medications for Opioid Use Disorders – Partnering Addiction Treatment Counselors with Clients and Healthcare Professionals (Part 4 of 5)
    on February 1, 2018 at 2:00 pm

    Part 4 of this Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) is for addiction treatment professionals and peer recovery support specialists who work with individuals that take a Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved medication for opioid use disorder (OUD)—methadone, naltrexone, or buprenorphine. Inventory#: SMA18-5063PT4 […]

  • TIP 63: Medications for Opioid Use Disorders – Pharmacotherapy for Opioid Use Disorder (Part 3 of 5)
    on February 1, 2018 at 2:00 pm

    Part 3 of this Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) describes general principles of opioid use disorder (OUD) pharmacotherapy and discusses medication formulations, indications, and dosing for the three Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved medications used to treat OUD—methadone, naltrexone, and buprenorphine. Part 3 also discusses patient management and monitoring in outpatient settings other than opioid treatment programs (OTPs) as well as medical management of patients with OUD in hospital settings. Inventory#: SMA18-5063PT3 […]

  • TIP 63: Medications for Opioid Use Disorders – Introduction to Medications for Opioid Use Disorder Treatment (Part 1 of 5)
    on February 1, 2018 at 2:00 pm

    Part 1 of this Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) offers a general introduction to providing medications to address opioid use disorder (OUD). It is for all audiences. Part 1 will help readers understand key facts and issues related to providing Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved medications used to treat OUD. TIP Parts 2 through 5 cover these issues in more detail. Inventory#: SMA18-5063PT1 […]

  • TIP 63: Medications for Opioid Use Disorders – Resources Related to Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (Part 5 of 5)
    on February 1, 2018 at 2:00 pm

    Part 5 of this Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) provides an audience-segmented collection of resources and a glossary of key terms related to opioid use disorder. Inventory#: SMA18-5063PT5 […]

  • TIP 63: Medications for Opioid Use Disorders – Full Document (Including Executive Summary and Parts 1-5)
    on February 1, 2018 at 2:00 pm

    This publication is currently available for pre-order and electronic download only. This Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) reviews the use of the three Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved medications used to treat opioid use disorder (OUD)—methadone, naltrexone, and buprenorphine—and the other strategies and services needed to support recovery for people with OUD. Inventory#: SMA18-5063FULLDOC […]

  • Finding Quality Treatment for Substance Use Disorders
    on February 1, 2018 at 2:00 pm

    This fact sheet serves as a guide for individuals seeking behavioral health treatment. It provides three necessary steps to complete prior to utilizing a treatment center and the five signs of a quality treatment center, which include a review of the accreditation, medication, evidence-based practices, position on the role of families, and support networks. Inventory#: PEP18-TREATMENT-LOC […]

  • TIP 63: Medications for Opioid Use Disorders – Addressing Opioid Use Disorder in General Medical Settings (Part 2 of 5)
    on February 1, 2018 at 2:00 pm

    Part 2 of this Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) is for healthcare professionals who work in general medical settings and care for patients who misuse opioids or have opioid use disorder (OUD). Healthcare professionals in such settings address most personal healthcare needs, develop sustained partnerships with patients, and practice in the context of family and community. Inventory#: SMA18-5063PT2 […]

  • TIP 63: Medications for Opioid Use Disorders – Executive Summary
    on February 1, 2018 at 2:00 pm

    This publication is currently available for pre-order and electronic download only. This Executive Summary provides an overview of the use of the three Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved medications used to treat opioid use disorder, and a quick reference to the key messages presented in the five-part “Medications for Opioid Use Disorder” Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP). Inventory#: SMA18-5063EXSUMM […]

  • Clinical Guidance for Treating Pregnant and Parenting Women With Opioid Use Disorder and Their Infants
    on January 1, 2018 at 2:00 pm

    This Clinical Guide provides comprehensive, national guidance for optimal management of pregnant and parenting women with opioid use disorder and their infants. The Clinical Guide helps healthcare professionals and patients determine the most clinically appropriate action for a particular situation and informs individualized treatment decisions. Inventory#: SMA18-5054 […]

  • The Way Forward: Federal Action for a System That Works for All People Living With SMI and SED and Their Families and Caregivers – Executive Summary
    on December 1, 2017 at 2:00 pm

    This Executive Summary to the 2017 report to Congress shines the spotlight on the critical issues and services for Americans with serious mental illnesses (SMI) and serious emotional disturbances (SED). The 2017 report to congress represents the starting point in a five-year process of improving the lives of people with SMI and SED. This 8-page summary delineates the five focus areas, each with 8-10 recommendations. These recommendations are from the non-federal members and represent common areas in which federal partners and stakeholders can work together to implement over the next five years. Inventory#: PEP17-ISMICC-RTC-ES […]

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  • New, forward-looking report outlines research path to sustainable urban systems
    on February 12, 2018 at 6:06 pm

    Find related stories on NSF's Environmental Research and Education (ERE) programs at this link. In 1950, fewer than one-third of the world's people lived in cities. Today more than half do. By 2050, urban areas will be home to some two-thirds of Earth's human population. "This scale and pace of urbanization has never been seen in human history," states a new report, ... More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=244179&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click This is an NSF News item. […]

  • National Science Foundation presents FY 2019 budget request
    on February 12, 2018 at 5:13 pm

    Today, President Donald J. Trump's Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 budget request for the National Science Foundation (NSF) was presented to Congress. More information on the FY 2019 budget request is available beginning today from the White House Office of Management and Budget.* NSF Director France ... More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=244509&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click This is an NSF News item. […]

  • Leading cloud providers join with NSF to support data science frontiers
    on February 7, 2018 at 8:41 pm

    The National Science Foundation (NSF) is providing nearly $30 million in new funding for research in data science and engineering through its Critical Techniques, Technologies and Methodologies for Advancing Foundations and Applications of Big Data Sciences and Engineering (BIGDATA) program. NSF's awards are paired with support from Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), and Microsoft Azure, which have each committed up to $3 million in cloud resources for relevant ... More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=244450&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click This is an NSF News item. […]

  • State of US science enterprise report shows US leads in S&E as China rapidly advances
    on January 31, 2018 at 3:32 pm

    According to the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Science and Engineering Indicators2018 report released today, the United States is the global leader in science and technology (S&T). However, the U.S. global share of S&T activities is declining as other nations -- especially China -- continue to rise. The National Science Board (NSB) is the ... More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=244271&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click This is an NSF News item. […]

  • Scientists present new long-term ecological research results at annual ocean sciences conference
    on January 31, 2018 at 11:00 am

    Are the U.S. East Coast's salt marshes healthy? How do sea ice patterns affect penguin populations in Antarctica? What diet do blue whales off California specialize in? Is every El Niño the same? As the oceans continue to change in unprecedented ways, the annual Ocean Sciences Meeting (OSM) has become an important venue for exchanging new insights into these and other questions about marine ... More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=244387&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click This is an NSF News item. […]

  • Study shows wetlands provide landscape-scale reduction in nitrogen pollution
    on January 29, 2018 at 4:00 pm

    Find related stories on NSF's Environmental Research and Education (ERE) programs at this link. In agricultural regions such as the U.S. Midwest, excess nitrate from crop fertilizer makes its way into rivers and streams through subsurface drainage channels and agricultural ditches. High nitrate concentrations in waterways can be harmful to ecosystems and human health, ... More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=244250&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click This is an NSF News item. […]

  • Cloud seeding for snow: Does it work? Scientists report first quantifiable observations
    on January 23, 2018 at 2:04 pm

    For the first time, scientists have obtained direct, quantifiable observations of cloud seeding for increased snowfall -- from the growth of ice crystals, through the processes that occur in clouds, to the eventual snowfall. The National Science Foundation (NSF)-supported project, dubbed SNOWIE (Seeded and Natural Orographic Wintertime Clouds -- the Idaho Experiment), took place from Jan. 7 to March 17, 2017, in and near Idaho's Payette Basin, located approximately 50 miles north of ... More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=244215&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click This is an NSF News item. […]

  • CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service recognizes first hall of fame recipients
    on January 11, 2018 at 9:42 pm

    The National Science Foundation's (NSF) CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service (SFS) program today announced its inaugural class of SFS Hall of Fame recipients, recognized for making outstanding contributions to cybersecurity. The SFS Hall of Fame received nominations from more than 60 universities. The three members of the first class are Josiah Dykstra, Mischel Kwon and Steven Hernandez. NSF made the announcement ... More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=244192&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click This is an NSF News item. […]

  • Winter road salt, fertilizers turning North American waterways increasingly saltier
    on January 8, 2018 at 8:00 pm

    Find related stories on NSF's Environmental Research and Education (ERE) programs at this link. Also find related stories on NSF's Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Program site. Across North America, streams and rivers are becoming saltier, thanks to road deicers, fertilizers and ... More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=244099&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click This is an NSF News item. […]

  • NSF makes first awards through Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program
    on January 3, 2018 at 3:00 pm

    The National Science Foundation (NSF) has issued the first awards through its Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI Program), which is designed to enhance undergraduate education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs). "For decades, NSF has worked to provide members of ... More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=244065&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click This is an NSF News item. […]

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  • What makes circadian clocks tick?
    on February 18, 2018 at 6:59 pm

    Circadian clocks arose as an adaptation to dramatic swings in daylight hours and temperature caused by the Earth's rotation, but we still don't fully understand how they work. Scientists studying the circadian clock of blue-green colored cyanobacteria. The group discovered that how the proteins move hour by hour is central to cyanobacteria's circadian clock function. […]

  • Stretchable electronics a 'game changer' for stroke recovery treatment
    on February 17, 2018 at 11:48 pm

    A first-of-its-kind sensor that sticks to the throat and measures speech and swallowing patterns could be a game-changer in the field of stroke rehabilitation. […]

  • Newborn babies who suffered stroke regain language function in opposite side of brain
    on February 17, 2018 at 11:48 pm

    A stroke in a baby -- even a big one -- does not have the same lasting impact as a stroke in an adult. A study found that a decade or two after a 'perinatal' stroke damaged the left 'language' side of the brain, affected teenagers and young adults used the right sides of their brain for language. […]

  • To sleep, perchance to forget
    on February 17, 2018 at 11:48 pm

    People and other animals sicken and die if they are deprived of sleep, but why is sleep so essential? Psychiatrists proposed the 'synaptic homeostasis hypothesis' (SHY) in 2003. This hypothesis holds that sleep is the price we pay for brains that are plastic and able to keep learning new things. A few years ago, they started research that could show direct evidence for their theory. The result offers visual proof of SHY. […]

  • Personalized curriculum captures students' imagination, interest
    on February 17, 2018 at 11:48 pm

    Focusing on their personal DNA and genealogies, middle school students appear to have learned as much as their peers who used case studies, according to a researcher. […]

  • Scientists shed light on biological roots of individuality
    on February 16, 2018 at 10:47 pm

    A new study illuminates the biology that guides behavior across different stages of life in worms, and suggests how variations in specific neuromodulators in the developing nervous system may lead to occasional variations. […]

  • Humans will actually react pretty well to news of alien life
    on February 16, 2018 at 7:27 pm

    Hollywood has it wrong. Humans would actually react positively to news of alien life -- intelligent or microbial. […]

  • Pilot study in Kenya shows link between chronic pain and glutamate consumption
    on February 16, 2018 at 7:27 pm

    Preliminary research from a small pilot study carried out in Meru, in eastern Kenya, shows a link between chronic pain and consumption of glutamate, a common flavor enhancer found in Western and non-Western diets worldwide. […]

  • Lab-grown human cerebellar cells yield clues to autism
    on February 16, 2018 at 7:26 pm

    Increasing evidence has linked autism spectrum disorder (ASD) with dysfunction of the brain's cerebellum, but the details have been unclear. In a new study, researchers used stem cell technology to create cerebellar cells known as Purkinje cells from patients with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC), a genetic syndrome that often includes ASD-like features. […]

  • Link between hallucinations and dopamine not such a mystery, finds study
    on February 16, 2018 at 7:26 pm

    Researchers have found that people with schizophrenia who experience auditory hallucinations tend to hear what they expect, an exaggerated version of a perceptual distortion that is common among other people without hallucinations. The researchers found that elevated dopamine could make some patients rely more on expectations, which could then result in hallucinations. […]

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