NIH-funded study finds new evidence that viruses may play a role in Alzheimer ’s disease
Additional research needed to determine if role is causative. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 21, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Psychotherapeutic intervention shows promise for treating depression in preschool-aged children
PCIT-ED is one of the first psychotherapeutic treatments to target early childhood depression. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 19, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Methadone and buprenorphine reduce risk of death after opioid overdose
NIH research confirms effective treatments for opioid use disorder are underutilized. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 19, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH to end funding for Moderate Alcohol and Cardiovascular Health trial
Trial will end within the next few months following an orderly closeout. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 15, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Early-stage Respiratory Syncytial Virus vaccine trial begins
Phase 1 study will enroll a small group of healthy adult volunteers. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 14, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH-supported researchers find link between allergen in red meat and heart disease
A subgroup of the population may be at heightened risk for this food allergen. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 14, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH study finds no significant link between brain injury and IV fluid treatment of pediatric diabetic ketoacidosis
Diabetic ketoacidosis is often the first sign of type 1 diabetes in children who have not yet been diagnosed. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 13, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

New trans-NIH consortium aims to advance pediatric research on a global level
Nearly all of the 27 NIH institutes and centers fund some aspects of child health research. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 13, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH launches HerbList, a mobile app on herbal products
App offers easy access to scientifically backed information on herbs and herbal products. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 12, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH leadership outlines interdisciplinary FY2018 research plan for HEAL Initiative
The plan focuses on improving treatments for opioid misuse and addiction, and enhancing strategies for pain management. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 11, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH announces 2018-2019 Medical Research Scholars Program class
Accepted scholars begin their fellowship in July/August 2018. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 11, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

High thyroid hormone level in early pregnancy linked to gestational diabetes, NIH study suggests
Researchers also found that a high T3/T4 ratio was strongly associated with a higher risk for gestational diabetes. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 7, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Eosinophilic esophagitis may be due to missing protein
NIH-funded study finds replacement therapy reversed effects in tissue experiments. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 6, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

HIV vaccine elicits antibodies in animals that neutralize dozens of HIV strains
NIH study results represent major advance for structure-based HIV vaccine design. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 4, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH releases strategic plan for data science
The plan provides a roadmap for modernizing the NIH-funded biomedical data science ecosystem. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 4, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

New approach to immunotherapy leads to complete response in breast cancer patient unresponsive to other treatments
New approach is a modified form of adoptive cell transfer. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 4, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NCI-MATCH precision medicine clinical trial releases new findings, strengthens path forward for targeted cancer therapies
Results could play a role in bringing targeted treatments to patients with certain gene abnormalities, regardless of their cancer type. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 4, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

TAILORx trial finds most women with early breast cancer do not benefit from chemotherapy
The new data will help inform treatment decisions for many women with early-stage breast cancer. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 3, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Bigger human brain prioritizes thinking hub – at a cost
NIH study finds Information integration trumps emotional, sensory, motor functions. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 31, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Insufficient vitamin D linked to miscarriage among women with prior pregnancy loss
NIH study suggests the importance of preconception vitamin D in maintaining pregnancy. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 30, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH scientists show how tularemia bacteria trick cells to cause disease
Findings could play a role in developing effective treatment strategies. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 30, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Even a shark ’s electrical “sixth sense” may be tuned to attack
NIH-funded study illustrates how evolution may shape the senses. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 30, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH hosts meeting on chronic pain and the opioid crisis
Event will highlight the need for better pain management and the latest research in the field. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 30, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Self-tuning brain implant could help treat patients with Parkinson ’s disease
NIH BRAIN Initiative-funded research a key first step to improving deep brain stimulation. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 29, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH researchers identify how eye loss occurs in blind cavefish
Study yields potential clues to understanding eye disease and blindness in people. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 29, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Study reveals gaps in follow-up care after concussion
TBI can lead to long-lasting physical and cognitive symptoms. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 25, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH summit delivers recommendations to accelerate therapy development for Alzheimer ’s disease
Call for transformative research agenda, open and collaborative science, to enable precision medicine. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 25, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

African Americans and Latinos are more likely to be at risk for depression than Whites
Study examines the relationship between unhealthy behaviors, chronic stress, and risk of depression by race and ethnicity. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 24, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH study finds gut microbiome can control antitumor immune function in liver
Findings have implications for understanding the mechanisms that lead to liver cancer and for therapeutic approaches to treat them. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 24, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH study explains why opioid therapy may not always work well for chronic pain
Findings show the impact of chronic pain on the brain and its relation to depression. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 24, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH begins testing Ebola treatment in early-stage trial
Scientists developed monoclonal antibody from Ebola survivor. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 23, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Annual Report to the Nation: overall cancer mortality continues to decline, prostate cancer mortality has stabilized
Annual effort from NCI, CDC, the American Cancer Society, and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 22, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Women with pregnancy-related diabetes may be at risk for chronic kidney disease
Gestational diabetes occurs only in pregnancy and results when the level of blood sugar is too high. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 21, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH-funded researchers identify target for chikungunya treatment
Chikungunya is transmitted to humans by the bite of an infected mosquito. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 21, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Age-related racial disparity in suicide rates among U.S. youth
NIH-funded study suggests need for more research into contributing factors; targeted interventions for children. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 21, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Experimental MERS treatments enter clinical trial
NIH-sponsored trial to test two human monoclonal antibodies. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 18, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Method to identify undetected drug suicides wins top NIDA Addiction Science Award
A chip to monitor mouse movements and new rules for identifying natural compounds for research take second and third place. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 18, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH statement on HIV Vaccine Awareness Day - May 18, 2018
HIV remains a burden to individuals and communities in the United States and abroad. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 18, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Microglia are key defenders against prion diseases
Prion diseases are slow degenerative brain diseases that occur in people and various other mammals. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 17, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

International study suggests combination therapy may prevent stroke in certain people
NIH-funded trial finds lower rate of secondary stroke but small risk of bleeding. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 17, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Male depression may lower pregnancy chances among infertile couples, NIH study suggests
Study also links women ’s use of non-SSRI antidepressants to early pregnancy loss. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 17, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH, Northwestern scientists develop potential new approach to stop cancer metastasis
Identified compound blocks the spread of pancreatic and other cancers in various animal models. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 16, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH funds three national cryo-EM service centers and training for new microscopists
Cryo-EM is a Nobel Prize-winning imaging method that is revolutionizing structural biology. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 15, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH scientists develop novel technique to study brain disease
Researchers hope tool helps them better understand what goes wrong in neurological disorders, such as Parkinson ’s disease. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 14, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Study upends conventional view of opioid mechanism of action
NIH-funded scientists find new molecular target for developing safer pain medications. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 10, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Scientists uncover brain circuits behind putting up a fight or freezing in place
NIH-funded study may provide clues to disorders including anxiety and phobias. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 10, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

More than one day of early-pregnancy bleeding linked to lower birthweight
NIH study cautions that more research is needed to determine if this small difference in weight poses a health risk. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 9, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Despite mutations in Makona Ebola virus, disease consistent in mice, monkeys
Scientists previously speculated that genetic diversity of the Makona strain would result in more severe disease. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 8, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Better together: Merged microscope offers unprecedented look at biological processes in living cells
NIH researchers combine two microscope technologies to create sharper, faster images. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 7, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news