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The Human Placenta Project is a collaborative research effort to understand the role of the placenta in health and disease.
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An experimental drug appears to slow the progression of Niemann-Pick disease type C1 (NPC1), a fatal neurological disease, according to results of a
clinical study led by researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The study appears in
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