NIH leaders detail commitment to end structural racism in biomedical science
Scientists, administrators, and staff set forth a frame work to end structural racism across the biomedical research enterprise (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 9, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH-funded study tests “one-stop” mobile clinics to deliver HIV, substance use care
Mobile clinics could serve as an innovative strategy for expanding access to care, (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 9, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Study shows how taking short breaks may help our brains learn new skills
NIH scientists discover that the resting brain repeatedly replays compressed memories of what was just practiced. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 8, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Study suggests no association between antiseizure drugs used during pregnancy and neurodevelopmental problems in children at age 2
The findings are part of a long-term study looking at outcomes in pregnant women with epilepsy and their children. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 7, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

International coalition classifies 25 subtypes of uveitis, an inflammatory eye disease
NIH-funded classification criteria will facilitate clinical research for new therapies. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 7, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH researchers identify potential new antiviral drug for COVID-19
Compound targets essential viral enzyme and prevents replication in cells. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 3, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Healthy diet before and during pregnancy linked to lower risk of complications, NIH study suggests
The researchers analyzed dietary data collected multiple times during pregnancy from the NICHD Fetal Growth Study. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 2, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH clinical trial evaluating mixed COVID-19 vaccine schedules begins
Trial to evaluate safety, immunogenicity of various vaccine booster regimens. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 1, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Optic nerve firing may spark growth of vision-threatening childhood tumor
NIH-funded pre-clinical study supports key role of neural activity in brain cancers. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 1, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH launches clinical trial of universal influenza vaccine candidate
Nanoparticle vaccine developed by NIAID scientists. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 1, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH launches study to determine best time for gestational diabetes screening
Nationwide study aims to recruit people in the first trimester of pregnancy. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 1, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Scientists discover a new genetic form of ALS in children
NIH- and USU- led study links ALS to a fat manufacturing gene and maps out a genetic therapy (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 1, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

U.S. blood donations are safe under current COVID-19 screening guidelines
Researchers found no reason to alter the current blood donor screening practices that are in place. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 1, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Open, expressive family life may reduce effects of social deprivation among adopted children
Researchers enrolled children who had spent at least eight months in Eastern European orphanages. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 28, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH scientists find that Salmonella use intestinal epithelial cells to colonize the gut
onella Typhimurium bacteria live in the gut and often cause gastroenteritis in people. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 26, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Scientists discover brain cells that compete to sustain or suppress traumatic memories
Findings could provide important insights into human conditions such as PTSD, anxiety. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 26, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH names Dr. Marie A. Bernard as Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity
She will lead NIH ’s effort to promote diversity, inclusiveness, and equity throughout the biomedical research. enterprise. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 26, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH-funded study finds higher dose of DHA associated with lower early preterm birth rate
Birth before 34 weeks of pregnancy increases the risk of infant death and disability. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 24, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Eating habits change only slightly after gestational diabetes diagnosis, NIH study suggests
Findings highlight disparities by race/ethnicity, education level, age and obesity status. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 19, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Tailored, earlier cardiac rehab program shows physical, emotional benefits for heart failure patients
NIH-funded clinical trial improved frailty, depression and overall quality of life. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 17, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Male hormones regulate stomach inflammation in mice
NIH research could lead to new treatment strategies for stomach cancer. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 14, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Composing thoughts: mental handwriting produces brain activity that can be turned into text
NIH BRAIN Initiative-funded project could help people with paralysis to communicate. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 12, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Gene therapy restores immune function in children with rare immunodeficiency
Researchers found that 48 of 50 children retained their replenished immune system function two to three years later and did not require additional treatments for ADA-SCID. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 11, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Long-lasting medications may improve treatment satisfaction in people with opioid use disorder
NIH leaders emphasize the importance of patient voices in addiction medication development. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 10, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

New ultrasound technique detects fetal circulation problems in placenta
NIH-funded advance could alert physicians to increased need for fetal monitoring, early delivery. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 7, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH Statement on World Asthma Day 2021
The chronic lung disease can reduce quality of life, contributes to considerable emotional and financial stress, and is a major contributing factor to missed time from school and work. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 5, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Researchers wirelessly record human brain activity during normal life activities
NIH BRAIN Initiative-funded study opens the door to correlating deep brain activity and behavior. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 3, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Scientists identify small-molecule cocktail to improve stem cell use in research and disease treatments
The unique combination of compounds and drugs greatly improved stem cell survival and reduced cell culture stress. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 3, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH to invest $29 million to address COVID-19 disparities
Effort will foster community-engagement research in communities which have been hit hardest by the pandemic. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 29, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Cancer-linked mutation accelerates growth of abnormal stroke-causing brain blood vessels
NIH-funded study suggests an anticancer drug could prevent bleeding into the brain. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 28, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Brain ’s waste removal system may offer path to better outcomes in Alzheimer’s therapy
NIH-funded study in mice suggests lymphatic boost could help reduce amyloid buildup. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 28, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Trial of existing antibiotic for treating Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia begins
NIH-supported trial will test dalbavancin in hospitalized adults. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 27, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Prototype app for mobile devices could screen children at risk for autism spectrum disorder
NIH-funded research project develops app to track eye movements in response to videos. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 26, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 vaccine responses to be studied in people with immune deficits
Enrollment begins at NIH Clinical Center. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 23, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH establishes new childhood asthma clinical research network
Network will conduct pediatric asthma research in low-income urban settings. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 23, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

International research teams explore genetic effects of Chernobyl radiation
The findings are published around the 35th anniversary of the nuclear disaster. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 22, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Medical records analysis links cannabis use disorder in pregnancy to infant health problems
Study adds to a growing body of evidence that prenatal exposure to marijuana may be associated with poor birth outcomes. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 22, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Clinical trial of therapeutics for severely ill hospitalized COVID-19 patients begins
Patients with acute respiratory failure may now enroll in NIH-sponsored trial. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 21, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Large NIH clinical trial will test polyclonal antibody therapeutic for COVID-19
Study is part of an effort to speed development of the most promising treatments and vaccine candidates. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 21, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Large clinical trial to study repurposed drugs to treat COVID-19 symptoms
Using an ACTIV master protocol, the trial will focus on potential interventions for mild-to-moderate illness. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 19, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Experimental antiviral for COVID-19 effective in hamster study
MK-4482 shows potential to prevent and treat SARS-CoV-2 infection. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 16, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH-funded COVID-19 testing initiative aims to safely return children to in-person school
New RADx-UP research effort combines testing and safety measures in underserved populations. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 15, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH closes enrollment in trial comparing COVID-19 treatment regimens
Head-to-head trial unlikely to show difference between regimens. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 15, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH funds new influenza research network
Sites will study the natural history, transmission, and pathogenesis of influenza. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 15, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Most differences in DNA binding compounds found at birth in children conceived by IVF not seen in early childhood
NIH study results bolster previous studies finding no growth, development differences with IVF. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 14, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH trial of anti-CD14 antibody to treat COVID-19 respiratory disease begins
The study will enroll between 300 and 350 hospitalized COVID-19 patients aged 18 years or older at 10 to 15 sites nationwide. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 13, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH experts discuss post-acute COVID-19
Symptoms can be wide-ranging in severity and duration, and may affect numerous organ systems. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 13, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Study links structural brain changes to behavioral problems in children who snore
The findings support early evaluation of children with habitual snoring (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 13, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Drug testing approach uncovers effective combination for treating small cell lung cancer
Scientists targeted a vulnerability in how the cancer cells reproduce. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 12, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH experts call for accelerated research to address concurrent HIV and COVID-19 pandemics
The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting people with or at risk for HIV indirectly and direct. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 8, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news