Decline in measles vaccination is causing a preventable global resurgence of the disease
(Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 18, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

In rare cases, immune system fails despite HIV suppression
NIH scientists identify paradoxical response to HIV medication in five individuals (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 18, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Novel antibody may suppress HIV for up to four months
NIH researchers, international collaborators report results of small, open-label study (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 17, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Gene therapy restores immunity in infants with rare immunodeficiency disease
NIH scientists and funding contributed to development of experimental treatment (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 17, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH BRAIN Initiative tool may transform how scientists study brain structure and function
Tissue support system preserves limited function in an isolated postmortem animal brain (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 17, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Healthy hearts need two proteins working together
NIH research could be a step toward a treatment to prevent heart attacks (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 16, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Want to learn a new skill? Take some short breaks
NIH study suggests our brains may use short rest periods to strengthen memories. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 12, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Ketamine reverses neural changes underlying depression-related behaviors in mice
NIH-supported study sheds light on the neural mechanisms underlying remission of depression. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 11, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Releasing an immune system brake could help patients with rare but fatal brain infection
Small-scale, NIH-led clinical study offers early hope for developing a treatment. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 10, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH researchers make progress toward Epstein-Barr virus vaccine
EBV is herpesvirus that causes infectious mononucleosis and is associated with certain cancers. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 9, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Kids living near major roads at higher risk of developmental delays, NIH study suggests
Previous studies have linked exposure to common air pollutants in pregnancy to low birthweight, preterm birth and stillbirth. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 9, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Physicians may overprescribe antibiotics to children during telemedicine visits
An NIH-funded review examined billing data from over 500,000 healthcare visits. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 8, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Scientists review influenza vaccine research progress and opportunities
Experts in immunology, virology, epidemiology, and vaccine development detail efforts to improve seasonal influenza vaccines. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 8, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Scientists explore new roles for RNA
Cells use RNA to communicate; researchers may be able to translate this information into clinical applications. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 4, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

FDA-approved drug effectively treats rare chronic immune disorder
Small NIH clinical trial conducted in partnership with AstraZeneca. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 3, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Opioid epidemic is increasing rates of some infectious diseases
Health, substance use professionals must work together to thwart public health crisis. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 3, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH begins first-in-human trial of a universal influenza vaccine candidate
Investigational vaccine designed to provide broad, durable protection from flu. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 3, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Acute flaccid myelitis requires galvanized research response
NIH experts review puzzling muscle paralysis condition in children. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 2, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Gout treatment may help prevent obesity-related type 2 diabetes, suggests small NIH study
Colchicine may potentially reduce complications accompanying metabolic syndrome. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 2, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Harnessing T-cell “stemness” could enhance cancer immunotherapy
Study sheds light on one way tumors may continue to grow despite the presence of cancer-killing immune cells. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 28, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Retinal prion disease study redefines role for brain cells
Microglia may benefit, not damage, photoreceptors. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 27, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH-led task force on pregnancy and lactation receives two-year renewal
Group to help enhance inclusion of pregnant women and nursing mothers in clinical research. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 25, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Cryopreservation of immature testicular tissue leads to successful birth in monkeys
NIH-funded study is an early step in effort to maintain fertility of childhood cancer patients. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 21, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH to test experimental drug to curb opioid cravings
Early stage trial opens at Clinical Center. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 21, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH study finds no evidence that calcium increases risk of AMD
People taking the mineral for other medical reasons should stay the course. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 21, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Imaging method reveals long-lived patterns in cells of the eye
Technique could aid early detection and treatment of certain eye diseases. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 21, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Bench-to-bedside: NIMH research leads to brexanolone, first-ever drug specifically for postpartum depression
Approximately 1 in 9 women in the United States experiences symptoms. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 20, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Meningitis changes immune cell makeup in the mouse brain lining
NIH study finds new cell composition may lead to less effective future response. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 18, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Our brains may ripple before remembering
NIH study suggests tiny electrical brain waves may be a hallmark of successful memory retrieval. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 15, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Light physical activity linked to lower risk of heart disease in older women
Gardening, strolling through a park, or folding clothes might be enough activity to significantly lower the risk. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 15, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Surgery no better than medication at preventing serious complications of atrial fibrillation
The heart procedure improved patients ’ quality of life and symptoms. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 15, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

On World Kidney Day, kidney health is for everyone — including you
NIH statement from Dr. Griffin P. Rodgers, Director, NIDDK. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 14, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Scientists find new approach that shows promise for treating cystic fibrosis
NIH-funded discovery uses common antifungal drug to improve lungs ’ ability to fight infection. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 13, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH study reveals differences in brain activity in children with anhedonia
Using fMRI, researchers uncover the neural underpinnings, which could aid development of potential treatments. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 13, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH adds eight Lasker Clinical Research Scholars
These exceptional early stage scientists continue agency commitment to the next generation of biomedical researchers. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 12, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Lower costs associated with late-preterm steroid therapy, NIH-funded analysis finds
Study adds evidence to benefits of treatment for women at risk of delivery between 34th and 36th weeks of pregnancy (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 12, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH study shows many preteens screen positive for suicide risk during ER visits
Findings highlight the importance of screening kids as young as 10 for suicide risk in emergency settings. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 11, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH-funded rodent study finds molecular link between adolescent alcohol use and adult anxiety
Study provides insight into the mechanisms through which alcohol-induced brain changes during adolescence increase vulnerability to alcohol and anxiety problems in adulthood. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 11, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Vitamin D may protect against pollution-associated asthma symptoms in obese children
Over 6 million American children have the lung condition. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 8, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Researchers report high rate of viral suppression among people new to HIV care
NIH-funded study reflects advances in HIV care, but gaps remain. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 7, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Study finds Ebola survivors in Liberia face ongoing health issues
Report compares health outcomes in survivors and contacts during their first year of study participation. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 6, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Tuberculosis diagnosis in people with HIV increases risk of death within 10 years
NIH-supported analysis identified elevated mortality in large Latin American cohort. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 6, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Results of trial to stem hospital-acquired bacterial infections published
NIH-sponsored ABATE study shows benefit for subset of hospitalized patients. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 5, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Rate of life-threatening childbirth complications increasing sharply across U.S. racial, ethnic groups
NIH-funded analysis suggests need for more research to identify causes. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 5, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

HIV prevention study finds universal “test and treat” approach can reduce new infections
NIH-sponsored trial suggests home-based HIV testing and referral to care works at population level. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 5, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH study of brain energy patterns provides new insights into alcohol effects
Study could help understanding of how the brain uses energy in health and disease. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 4, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Data sharing uncovers five new risk genes for Alzheimer ’s disease
NIH-funded project includes largest sample to date for Alzheimer ’s gene association. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - February 28, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Reaching for objects while driving may raise teen crash risk nearly sevenfold
NIH study also suggests that handling a cell phone doubles teen driver crash risk. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - February 25, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Older biologic age linked to elevated breast cancer risk
NIH scientists use epigenetics to help predict disease development. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - February 21, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Scientists identify unique subtype of eczema linked to food allergy
Children with both conditions have abnormal skin near eczema lesions, NIH-funded research finds (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - February 20, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news