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Healthy lifestyle reduces heart attack, stroke risk after gestational diabetes, NIH study shows
Study confirms the links between gestational diabetes and cardiovascular disease found by other studies. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 16, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

New regions of the human genome linked to skin color variation in some African populations
Findings may shed light on how genes repair DNA damage caused by UV radiation. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 12, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH partners with 11 leading biopharmaceutical companies to accelerate the development of new cancer immunotherapy strategies for more patients
Supports Cancer Moonshot goal to bring immunotherapy success to more patients in half the time. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 12, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Experimental Ebola vaccines elicit year-long immune response
NIH reports final data from large clinical trial in West Africa. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 11, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH completes atlas of human DNA differences that influence gene expression
This atlas will be a critical resource for the scientific community. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 11, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Ovarian reserve tests fail to predict fertility, NIH-funded study suggests
Hormones linked to onset of menopause not associated with chances of conception. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 10, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Durable end to the HIV/AIDS pandemic likely will require an HIV vaccine
From a practical standpoint, ending the HIV/AIDS pandemic without a vaccine is unlikely. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 10, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

DNA damage caused by cancer treatment reversed by ZATT protein
Scientists discover a new way that cells fix an important and dangerous type of DNA damage. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 6, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH to fund Centers of Excellence on Minority Health and Health Disparities
Twelve specialized research centers will conduct multidisciplinary research, research training, and community engagement activities. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 5, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH to fund seven Research Centers in Minority Institutions
Awards to support institutional research capacity and foster the career development of new and early career investigators. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 5, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Monoclonal antibodies against Zika show promise in monkey study
Further development toward clinical evaluation is warranted. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 5, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH Director ’s high-risk research awards announced for 2017
NIH Common Fund funds 86 awards for highly innovative biomedical research. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 5, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Multiple research approaches are key to pandemic preparedness, NIAID officials say
Preparedness in the face of major disease outbreaks can save thousands of lives. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 4, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIDCR announces 2017 Sustaining Outstanding Achievement in Research awards
Grants support ambitious, long-term research of meritorious mid-career investigators. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 4, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH Grantee Wins 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
The 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to National Institutes of Health grantee Joachim Frank, Ph.D., of Columbia University, New York City. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 4, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIAAA Alcohol Treatment Navigator points the way to quality treatment
Online resource to help people recognize and find high quality care for alcohol use disorder. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 3, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH researchers uncover drain pipes in our brains
Results provide first evidence of the body ’s waste system in the human brain. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 3, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH-funded study to focus on newborns affected by opioids
Experts plan clinical trial to test treatments for withdrawal syndrome. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 2, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH Grantees Win 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to NIH grantees Jeffrey C. Hall, Ph.D., Michael Rosbash, Ph.D., and Michael W. Young, Ph.D. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 2, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

National Eye Institute awards prize for ‘Retina in a dish’ competition
NEI 3-D Retina Organoid Challenge spurs next-generation models to study blinding diseases and test therapies (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 28, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Disease resistance successfully spread from modified to wild mosquitoes
NIAID-funded group assesses mating of genetically modified species (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 28, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH Clinical Center provides one of the largest publicly available chest x-ray datasets to scientific community
The dataset of scans is from more than 30,000 patients, including many with advanced lung disease. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 27, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH announces centers for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome research
Collaborative projects will advance research and knowledge about debilitating disease. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 27, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NCI-funded TMIST study compares 2-D and 3-D mammography for finding breast cancers
Study will help women make informed decisions about screening tests in the future. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 26, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Immune cells may heal bleeding brain after strokes
NIH-funded preclinical rodent study points to neutrophils for potential treatment options. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 20, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Three-in-one antibody protects monkeys from HIV-like virus
NIH and Sanofi scientists prepare to test antibody in people. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 20, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Researchers hit the brakes on lethal brain cancers in mice
NIH-funded study suggests approach for treating brain tumors. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 20, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Federal agencies partner for military and veteran pain management research
Joint HHS-DoD-VA initiative will award multiple grants totaling $81 million. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 20, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Gulf spill oil dispersants associated with health symptoms in cleanup workers
Dispersants are a blend of chemical compounds used to break down oil slicks. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 19, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

New toolkit helps nurses use genomics in patient care
site developed with input from clinical educators and administrators features over 100 resources. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 19, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Exposure to pet and pest allergens during infancy linked to reduced asthma risk
NIH-funded study may aid development of asthma prevention strategies. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 19, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Life-saving post-ER suicide prevention strategies are cost effective
Follow-up postcards less expensive, more effective than usual care: NIH study. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 15, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Researchers turn to creative approaches to battle kidney stones
NIH-funded two-year clinical trial will monitor effects of increased fluid intake on risk of stones. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 13, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH awards $15 million to support development of 3-D human tissue models
“Tissue chips” to be engineered to model disease and test drug efficacy prior to clinical trials. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 12, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Dr. James Ostell named Director of the National Center for Biotechnology Information
NCBI maintains biomedical databases, including PubMed, GenBank, BLAST, Entrez, RefSeq, dbSNP, PubMed Central and dbGaP. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 8, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH awards nearly $100 million for Autism Centers of Excellence program
Program supports large research projects aimed at understanding and developing interventions for autism spectrum disorder (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 7, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NCI ’s Douglas R. Lowy and John T. Schiller to receive 2017 Lasker Award
Scientists honored for their research leading to the development of HPV vaccines (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 5, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Zika virus selectively infects and kills glioblastoma cells in mice
Researchers describe the impact of ZIKV on glioblastoma cells in human tissue samples and mice (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 5, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Drug combination reduces risk of HIV infection among teen males
NIH-funded study suggests PrEP therapy, approved for adults, is safe for youth. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 5, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Sequencing all 24 human chromosomes uncovers rare disorders
Study from NIH and other institutions may help improve prenatal genetic screening (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 30, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIAID scientists illuminate mechanism of increased cardiovascular risks with HIV
Tick saliva molecule blocks process in human cells, nonhuman primates. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 30, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH ’s All of Us Research Program expands national network of medical centers
Awardees will help enroll participants in long-term precision medicine research effort. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 29, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH Clinical Center receives 2017 Excellence Award for outstanding emotional support to patients
Hospital earned the highest ratings in overall satisfaction by patients and families for emotional support. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 29, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Disease diagnostics take top honors of DEBUT biomedical engineering design competition
NIH and VentureWell support undergraduate biomedical engineering challenge seeking innovative devices to improve health globally. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 25, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Robotic exoskeleton offers potential new approach to alleviating crouch gait in children with cerebral palsy
This study is the first step toward the long-term goal of implementing a novel device-based approach to treating crouch gait. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 25, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Event registration opens for National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week ®
Observance to be held January 22-28, 2018. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 23, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Scientists develop infection model for tick-borne flaviviruses
Researchers say the work will greatly increase knowledge about how flaviviruses infect ticks. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 22, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Female mouse embryos actively remove male reproductive systems
NIH researchers reveal novel insights into how sex-specific reproductive systems arise. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 16, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH study uncovers specialized mouse neurons that play a unique role in pain
Previously unknown category of neuron responds to pulling of a single hair. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 16, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Scientists give star treatment to lesser-known cells crucial for brain development
NIH-funded study lays foundation for future research into the roots of several brain disorders. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 16, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news