NIH initiative to systematically investigate and establish function of every human gene
The Molecular Phenotypes of Null Alleles in Cells program will first look at protein-coding genes. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 27, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Study confirms link between COVID-19 vaccination and temporary increase in menstrual cycle length
Large NIH-funded study included participants in North America and Europe. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 27, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Prenatal steroid treatment may improve survival, reduce complications for extremely preterm infants
Antenatal steroid therapy causes the fetal lungs to mature and has been shown to improve survival. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 26, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

A healthy lifestyle may help former smokers lower their risk of death from all causes
Lifestyle interventions have not been robustly studied in former smokers. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 22, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Two popular diabetes drugs outperformed others in large clinical trial
NIH-funded researchers complete first study comparing commonly used type 2 diabetes medications. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 21, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH-funded study shows sound sleep supports immune function
Adults who cut back on sleep for six weeks had increased markers of inflammation. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 21, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Heart medication shows potential as treatment for alcohol use disorder
Spironolactone may play a role in reducing alcohol drinking. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 20, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH-funded team develops method to identify future SARS-CoV-2 mutations that could affect rapid antigen test performance
Researchers developed a method to evaluate how mutations to SARS-CoV-2 can affect recognition by rapid antigen tests. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 15, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Genomics study identifies unique set of proteins that restores hearing in zebrafish
NIH study shows the role of transcription factors in facilitating cell regeneration. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 14, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity to meet
Meeting will take place on September 21. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 13, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Novel imaging approach reveals important details about rare eye disease choroideremia
New findings could improve the development and efficacy of therapies. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 13, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH launches Bridge2AI program to expand the use of artificial intelligence in biomedical and behavioral research
Generating high-quality, ethically sourced data sets is crucial for enabling the use of next-generation AI technologies. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 13, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Prenatal cannabis exposure associated with mental disorders in children that persist into early adolescence
NIH-funded results add to growing scientific evidence of negative health effects of cannabis use during pregnancy (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 12, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

U.S. clinical trial evaluating antiviral for monkeypox begins
NIH trial to gather data on tecovirimat (TPOXX). (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 9, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH seeks the next generation of COVID-19 diagnostics
Funded through the RADx Tech program, new tests should feature improved accessibility and performance. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 8, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news