NIH statement on World COPD Day 2018
NIH-supported studies aim to reduce the burden of COPD. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - November 20, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Eyes of CJD patients show evidence of prions
Finding could help early diagnosis, raise concern for eye exams and transplants. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - November 20, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Study explains behavioral reaction to painful experiences
Findings provide new insights into how the body responds to harmful stimuli. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - November 15, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH scientists combine technologies to view the retina in unprecedented detail
Technique enables direct imaging of neural tissue; could lead to earlier detection of diseases affecting eye tissue. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - November 13, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH scientists illuminate causes of hepatitis b virus-associated acute liver failure
Rare condition can turn fatal within days. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - November 13, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Soy formula feeding during infancy associated with severe menstrual pain in adulthood
Scientists examined data from over 1,500 women. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - November 9, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

More adults and children are using yoga and meditation
Nationwide survey reveals significant increases in use of mind and body approaches. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - November 7, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Novel antibiotic shows promise in treatment of uncomplicated gonorrhea
Gonorrhea is the second most commonly reported notifiable disease in the United States. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - November 7, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH, Amgen Foundation, and FNIH renew support for undergraduate research opportunities
Program supports up to 15 scholars annually. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - November 6, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIMHD selects recipients for the William G. Coleman Jr., Ph.D., Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Innovation Award
Third-annual awardees named. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - November 6, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH greatly expands investment in BRAIN Initiative
NIH announces new round of awards for cutting-edge brain research. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - November 2, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH BRAIN Initiative debuts cell census of mouse motor cortex – for starters
Researchers also identify mouse brain cells for mating, parenting, aggression. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - November 1, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH to fund national data collection on new mothers with disabilities
Collaboration with CDC aimed at pregnancy initiatives and outcomes. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - November 1, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

High exposure to radio frequency radiation associated with cancer in male rats
NTP releases final reports on rat and mouse studies of radio frequency radiation like that used in 2G and 3G cell phone technologies. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - November 1, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

This National Diabetes Month, care for your health after gestational diabetes
Statement from Dr. Griffin P. Rodgers, director, NIDDK. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - November 1, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Gut bacteria may control movement
NIH-funded study suggests that bacteria may regulate neuronal circuits behind movement in flies. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 31, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Astrocytes regulate signal speeds of neurons
NIH findings in rodents suggest astrocytes play important role in how the brain processes information. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 30, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Statement on NHLBI decision to pause the CONCERT-HF trial
The safety of all clinical trial participants is paramount to NHLBI. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 29, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH selects first scholars in pioneering program to enhance diversity within in-house research program
Distinguished Scholars Program to augment diversity and inclusion in the biomedical workforce. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 23, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Myo-inositol unlikely to reduce risk of eye complication in preterm infants
Results from NIH-funded study do not support using myo-inositol to treat retinopathy of prematurity. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 23, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Amazon Web Services joins NIH ’s STRIDES Initiative to harness latest cloud technologies for biomedical researchers
AWS is the second cloud service provider to join the STRIDES Initiative following Google Cloud. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 22, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Common use of antipsychotics shown ineffective for delirium in intensive care patients
NIH-funded clinical trial suggests reconsidering current strategies to treat delirium. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 22, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Genomic analysis offers insight into 2018 Nigeria Lassa fever outbreak
Findings helped inform Nigeria ’s public health response. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 18, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Researchers identify immune culprits linked to inflammation and bone loss in gum disease
Microbiome-triggered Th17 cells switch from protective to destructive; may be potential treatment targets. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 17, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH programs shed light on gene variants and their connections to health and disease
ClinGen and ClinVar address major obstacles to genomic medicine. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 12, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Scientists develop novel vaccine for Lassa fever and rabies
The inactivated recombinant vaccine candidate uses a weakened rabies virus vector. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 11, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH study finds probiotic Bacillus eliminates Staphylococcus bacteria
Additional studies of common supplement planned. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 10, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Study identifies gene that makes gentle touch feel painful after injury
NIH-funded research raises possibility of designer treatments for common form of pain. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 10, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Gene mutation points to new way to fight diabetes, obesity, heart disease
Finding could provide the basis for drug therapies. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 9, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Delayed pushing appears to have no effect on chances for spontaneous vaginal delivery
NIH-funded study calls into question common practice during labor. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 9, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH research projects to track activities of gut-derived metabolites
Metabolites are made or used when the body breaks down food, drugs, or chemicals. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 9, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH funds specialized centers for child maltreatment research
Three national centers to develop best practices for prevention, intervention and treatment. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 4, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Diet rich in fried and processed foods linked to increased hypertension in black Americans
NIH-funded study suggests a change in diet could mitigate increased risk for stroke. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 3, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Every cell has a story to tell in brain injury
NIH-funded study suggests specific cells and genes may be potential treatment targets. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 3, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Gastric banding as effective as metformin in slowing progression of prediabetes, type 2 diabetes
NIH-funded study also finds the surgery more effective for weight loss than medication. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 3, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH grantees win 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Winners work in directed evolution of enzymes and phage display of peptides and antibodies has had major impact on technology and medicine. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 3, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

2018 NIH Director ’s awards for High-Risk, High-Reward Research program announced
Eighty-nine awards will fund highly innovative, high-impact biomedical research. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 2, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH-led task force submits recommendations on research needs for pregnant women and nursing mothers
Group reviewed current research and focused on specific drugs, formulations and other pharmacological factors that may affect health outcomes for pregnant women and nursing mothers. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 1, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

New supplemental awards boost NIH funding for research on Down syndrome
The trans-NIH initiative will investigate critical health and quality-of-life needs for individuals with Down syndrome. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 1, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH, DoD to develop Limb Loss and Preservation Registry
National repository aims to improve rehabilitation and quality of life for people who have lost a limb. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 1, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH grantee wins 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to NIH grantee James P. Allison, Ph.D., of the University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 1, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH supports study of health risks and resilience following Hurricanes Irma and Maria
Research will focus on hurricane-related psychosocial stressors. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 21, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH launches study to test combination antibody treatment for HIV infection
Clinical trial will evaluate whether treatment is safe for people living with HIV. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 19, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH funds study to prevent, treat HIV among adolescents in poor countries
Study seeks to identify high-risk youth and get them into medical care. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 19, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH announces awards for behavioral research on OUD prevention and treatment
Researchers will examine whether select behavioral interventions improve adherence to and retention in MAT. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 19, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Experimental nasal influenza vaccine tested in kids, teens
NIH-supported Phase 1 trial of potential broadly protective vaccine. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 17, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Gene variations linked to severity of Zika-related birth defects, small NIH study suggests
Highly affected children were likely to have a mother with natural variations in genes for a key enzyme. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 17, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH and Children ’s National partner to advance pediatric clinical research
Inaugural symposium highlights collaboration in allergic, immunologic and infectious disease research. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 17, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Daily low-dose aspirin found to have no effect on healthy life span in older people
Large NIH-funded study examined outcomes in United States and Australia (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 14, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH launches initiative to accelerate genetic therapies to cure sickle cell disease
Effort will take advantage of the latest genetic discoveries and technological advances. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 13, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news