Blood test may identify gestational diabetes risk in first trimester
NIH analysis suggests early screening could allow for lifestyle changes before condition develops. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 16, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH begins clinical trial of live, attenuated Zika vaccine
Combination Zika-Dengue vaccine planned. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 15, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH-funded researchers reverse congenital blindness in mice
New technique generates rod photoreceptors that integrate into the retina and brain. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 15, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Rosenberg, NIH-supported researchers to receive 2018 Albany Prize
Annual award given to those who have altered the course of medical research. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 15, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH study shows how MERS coronavirus evolves to infect different species
Evidence suggests that MERS and SARS originated in bats. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 14, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Cetuximab with radiation found to be inferior to standard treatment in HPV-positive oropharyngeal cancer
. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 14, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

New NIH reference book is one-stop resource for diabetes medical information
“Diabetes in America” sheds light on national burden of diabetes. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 14, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

During HIV infection, antibody can block B cells from fighting pathogens
NIH scientists suspect process aims to curb immune-system hyperactivity. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 13, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Experts highlight Ebola vaccine progress and suggest next steps
Important scientific questions remain unanswered in the effort to develop a safe and effective Ebola vaccine. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 13, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Notification of patient overdose deaths reduces clinician opioid prescriptions
NIH-funded study shows clinicians reduced prescriptions following behavioral “nudge”. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 9, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Induced labor at 39 weeks may reduce likelihood of C-section, NIH study suggests
Elective induction at 39 weeks also linked to lower risk of maternal high blood pressure disorders. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 8, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH researchers discover highly infectious vehicle for transmission of viruses among humans
Membrane-bound virus clusters provide promising target for the treatment of gastroenteritis, other diseases. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 8, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Intervention for first-time moms and their infants improves child weight through age 3
NIH-funded study results may inform efforts to prevent childhood obesity. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 7, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Obesity extends duration of influenza A virus shedding
NIH-funded study examines shedding in 320 households during three flu seasons. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 2, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Fetal DNA sequencing potentially could reduce need for invasive prenatal diagnostic procedures
NIH review article also describes need for practitioner education in interpreting results of genetic tests. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 1, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Tickborne diseases are likely to increase, say NIH officials
Bacteria cause most tickborne diseases in the United States. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 25, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Protein affected by rare Parkinson ’s mutation may lurk behind many cases of the disease
NIH-funded study could lead researchers to rethink how to treat the disorder. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 25, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Next-generation ALS drug silences inherited form of the disease in animal models
NIH-funded preclinical study suggests drug may be ready for early stage clinical trials. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 25, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH-funded researchers present preliminary clinical trial results suggesting aggressive blood pressure control may lower risk of cognitive impairment
Final results will be submitted to a peer-reviewed publication later this year. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 25, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Fauci: HIV remission free of antiretroviral therapy is a feasible goal
NIAID director will give special session lecture at AIDS 2018 Conference. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 25, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Multi-disease health fairs, universal “test and treat” help East African communities achieve HIV benchmarks
PEPFAR- and NIH-supported study results support patient-centered approach to care delivery. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 25, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH renews NeuroNEXT for neurological clinical research
Innovative network for advancing development of new treatments will continue for five more years. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 24, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH makes STRIDES to accelerate discoveries in the cloud
Google Cloud first to join effort. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 23, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH expands program that conducts large-scale clinical trials in real-world settings
Ongoing studies focus on many different diseases, including colon cancer, chronic pain and kidney failure. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 23, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH Clinical Center releases dataset of 32,000 CT images
Lesion data may make it easier for scientific community to identify tumor growth or new disease (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 20, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Broadly acting antibodies found in plasma of Ebola survivors
NIAID-supported discovery could lead to therapy for deadly illness. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 17, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH and Prostate Cancer Foundation launch large study on aggressive prostate cancer in African-American men
Researchers will investigate environmental and genetic factors related to aggressiveness of prostate cancer in African-American men. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 17, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Fruit fly mating driven by a tweak in specific brain circuit
NIH-funded study suggests that slight changes in a brain ’s wiring can greatly change behavior. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 16, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Imaging technique illuminates immune status of monkeys with HIV-like virus
Approach could improve understanding of immune system recovery in people treated for HIV infection (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 12, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIAID scientists create 3D structure of 1918 influenza virus-like particles
Details could advance vaccine development for several human diseases. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 11, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH researchers identify sequence leading to release of malaria parasites from red blood cells
Findings could inform the development of new antimalarial drugs. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 11, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH and VA collaborate to boost veterans ’ access to cancer clinical trials
NAVIGATE will launch at 12 VA facilities across the nation. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 10, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Teen crash risk highest during first three months after getting driver ’s license
NIH study uses software and cameras to monitor teen driving behaviors. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 10, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Senolytic drugs reverse damage caused by senescent cells in mice
NIH-funded researchers see extended health span and lifespan in treated mice. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 9, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Natural lipid acts as potent anti-inflammatory
NIH scientists see therapeutic potential against bacteria, viruses (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 6, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Pregnancy loss occurs in 26 percent of Zika-infected monkeys
Finding raises the concern that Zika virus-associated pregnancy loss in humans may be more common than currently thought. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 3, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH to host workshop on using artificial intelligence and machine learning to advance biomedical research
Experts from organizations including IBM, Amazon and MIT will discuss the application of these emerging technologies. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 2, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH-funded scientists put socioeconomic data on the map
The Neighborhood Atlas is now available to all for health research, improvement. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 2, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Novel drug therapy partially restores hearing in mice
NIH and Iowa researchers shed light on molecular mechanisms of inherited form of human deafness. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 28, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Heat-related health dangers for older adults soar during the summer
NIH tips help reduce risk of hyperthermia. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 27, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH study associates obesity with lower breast cancer risk in young women
The development of breast cancer is relatively rare before menopause. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 27, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Two diabetes medications don ’t slow progression of type 2 diabetes in youth
NIH-funded study adds to growing evidence that condition is more aggressive in youth. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 25, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

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