Study identifies cardiovascular risk factors that may lead to pregnancy problems for first-time moms
NIH-supported findings also show cardiovascular risks and pregnancy complications can raise chances of hypertension years after childbirth . (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - February 26, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH study finds that people with SARS-CoV-2 antibodies may have a low risk of future infection
Results may explain why reinfection appears to be relatively rare. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - February 24, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

New experiences enhance learning by resetting key brain circuit
NIH-funded study shows how novelty triggers neural mechanisms that facilitate flexible strategy encoding (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - February 24, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Monoclonal antibodies against MERS coronavirus show promise in Phase 1 NIH-sponsored trial
Antibodies were well tolerated and generally safe when administered simultaneously to healthy adults. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - February 23, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Mouse study shows bacteriophage therapy could fight drug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae
Using viruses instead of antibiotics to tame troublesome drug-resistant bacteria is a promising strategy. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - February 23, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Video coaching program may improve parenting skills and children ’s school readiness
NIH-funded study suggests feedback-based video intervention could help at-risk families. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - February 19, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

To end HIV epidemic, we must address health disparities
Expert report cites unequal progress in Southern U.S. and among marginalized groups. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - February 19, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH funds study to evaluate remdesivir for COVID-19 in pregnancy
The study will be conducted at 17 sites in the continental United States and Puerto Rico. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - February 17, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Genetic study of Lewy body dementia supports ties to Alzheimer ’s and Parkinson’s diseases
NIH-led study locates five genes that may play a critical role in Lewy body dementia. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - February 16, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Combination treatment for common glioma type shows promise in mice
NIH-funded preclinical study suggests new approach to treat a type of brain tumor (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - February 16, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Researchers propose that humidity from masks may lessen severity of COVID-19
NIH study compares how different face masks affect humidity inside the mask. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - February 12, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Study Identifies Risk Factors for Elevated Anxiety in Young Adults During COVID-19 Pandemic
Findings on impact of childhood temperament could help with anxiety prevention efforts. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - February 12, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH experts discuss SARS-CoV-2 viral variants
Editorial emphasizes need for global response. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - February 12, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Four potential COVID-19 therapeutics enter Phase 2/3 testing in NIH ACTIV-2 trial
The added sub-studies will test four interventions for safety and efficacy. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - February 12, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH calls for greater inclusion of pregnant and lactating people in COVID-19 vaccine research
Obstacles to include pregnant and lactating people in clinical research are longstanding. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - February 10, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH ’s TOPMed program publishes data on over 53,000 diverse genomes
Historic findings could boost precision medicine, reduce health disparities (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - February 10, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Distinctness of mental disorders traced to differences in gene readouts
NIH researchers take “deep dive” into brain’s transcriptome. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - February 8, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Clinical trial in hospitalized COVID-19 patients evaluates long-acting antibody therapy
NIH trial has begun enrolling participants. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - February 8, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Fecal microbiota transplants help patients with advanced melanoma respond to immunotherapy
Study is one of the first to demonstrate in patients that altering the composition of the gut microbiome can improve the response to immunotherapy. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - February 4, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Computerized adaptive screener may help identify youth at risk for suicide
Screener outperforms current evaluations, could help emergency departments quickly facilitate a connection with supportive services, (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - February 3, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Intranasal influenza vaccine spurs strong immune response in Phase 1 study
The vaccine platform could be highly adaptable for use against other viruses. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - February 3, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH networks to advance emotional well-being research
Grants will facilitate transdisciplinary research in the social, behavioral, psychological, biological, and neurobiological sciences. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - February 1, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH study shows hyaluronan is effective in treating chronic lung disease
Naturally produced by the body, hyaluronan represents a new class of biologic that significantly improves lung health in patients with severe COPD. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - February 1, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Scientists identify locations of early prion protein deposition in retina
Findings indicate cones precede rods as targets for infection. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 29, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Janssen Investigational COVID-19 Vaccine: Interim Analysis of Phase 3 Clinical Data Released
Single dose vaccine appears to be safe and effective at preventing moderate and severe COVID-19 in adults. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 29, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Severe COVID-19 in pregnancy associated with preterm birth, other complications
NIH-funded study also suggests mother-to-infant transmission appears to be rare. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 28, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Researchers use patients ’ cells to test gene therapy for rare eye disease
Approach could provide new path for difficult-to-treat forms of Leber congenital amaurosis. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 28, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Study links neighborhood conditions to adolescent sleep loss
Insufficient sleep decreases brain wave activity associated with cognition. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 28, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH launches database to track neurological symptoms associated with COVID-19
The body ’s response to COVID-19 infection on the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscle can be particularly devastating. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 26, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Antibody infusions prevent acquisition of some HIV strains, NIH studies find
Results will inform development of long-acting antibody-based HIV prevention tools. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 26, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Low-dose aspirin may improve pregnancy chances for women with one or two prior miscarriages
NIH study examines pattern of aspirin use, rather than difference between aspirin and placebo groups. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 25, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Full-dose blood thinners decreased need for life support and improved outcome in hospitalized COVID-19 patients
Full doses of blood thinners, in addition to being safe, were superior to the doses normally given to prevent blood clots in hospitalized patients. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 22, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH study compares low-fat, plant-based diet to low-carb, animal-based diet
The findings broaden understanding of how restricting dietary carbohydrates or fats may impact health. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 21, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH researchers identify new genetic disorder that affects brain, craniofacial skeleton
Analysis of patients with rare condition uncovers key pathway for human development. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 21, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Methamphetamine overdose deaths rise sharply nationwide
NIH-supported study finds biggest increase among American Indians and Alaska Natives. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 21, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Timing is of the essence when treating brain swelling in mice
NIH study shows specific set of immune cells can harm and also help brain after injury. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 19, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH scientists identify nutrient that helps prevent bacterial infection
Taurine, which helps the body digest fats and oils, could offer treatment benefit. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 15, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Combination treatment for methamphetamine use disorder shows promise in NIH study
Therapy may be a promising addition to current approaches to treatment. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 13, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH scientists study salmonella swimming behavior as clues to infection
Bacteria commonly cause human gastroenteritis, inflammation of the lining of the intestines. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 13, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Blood test shows promise for early detection of acute heart transplant rejection
DNA-based “liquid biopsy” could help save lives and reduce health disparities. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 13, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH study suggests using cannabis while trying to conceive may reduce pregnancy chances
The women were part of a larger group trying to conceive after one or two prior miscarriages. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 11, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Physician-pharmacist collaboration may increase adherence to opioid addiction treatment
NIH-supported pilot study found team-based approach may improve buprenorphine care. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 11, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Stem cell treatment corrects skull shape and restores brain function in mouse model of childhood disorder
Scientists regenerate parts of the skull affected by craniosynostosis, a common birth defect. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 7, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

DNA-editing method shows promise to treat mouse model of progeria
Using a recently developed DNA base-editing technique, researchers correct accelerating aging disorder. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 6, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Large clinical trial will test combination monoclonal antibody therapy for mild/moderate COVID-19
The Phase 2/3 clinical trial will evaluate experimental antibodies BRII-196 and BRII-198.   (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 5, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Peer-reviewed report on Moderna COVID-19 vaccine publishes
Data from Phase 3 clinical trial confirm vaccine is effective. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - December 30, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Higher red cell transfusion threshold offers no advantage for treating preterm infants
Very low birthweight infants often need blood transfusions to survive. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - December 30, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH study uncovers blood vessel damage and inflammation in COVID-19 patients ’ brains but no infection
Results from a study of 19 deceased patients suggests brain damage is a byproduct of a patient ’s illness. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - December 30, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Phase 3 trial of Novavax investigational COVID-19 vaccine opens
NIH- and BARDA-funded trial will enroll up to 30,000 volunteers. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - December 28, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Study links metabolic syndrome to higher cardiovascular risk in patients with psoriasis
Metabolic syndrome affects about 25% of adults and is on the rise, and its prevalence is even greater among patients with psoriasis. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - December 28, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news