Silencing a faulty gene may uncover clues to rare forms of ALS
NIH-funded preclinical study identifies potential therapeutic approach to treat ALS. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 24, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Social connectedness, sleep, and physical activity associated with better mental health among youth during the COVID-19 pandemic
NIH-supported study also found girls were at higher risk for stress, anxiety, and depression than boys. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 24, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Oral immunotherapy induces remission of peanut allergy in some young children
NIH trial found experimental therapy also reduced most children ’s sensitivity to peanut. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 20, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Researchers highlight COVID-19 neurological symptoms and need for rigorous studies
Scientists explain the importance of increased research into the underlying causes of Long Covid and possible ways to treat its symptoms. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 20, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 vaccination does not reduce chances of conception, study suggests
NIH-funded research shows infection can affect male fertility. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 20, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH awards $170 million for precision nutrition study
The Nutrition for Precision Health study leverages NIH ’s All of Us Research Program’s large, diverse data platform. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 20, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH launches first phase of $9.8 million competition to accelerate development of neuromodulation therapies
The Neuromod Prize seeks targeted treatments that adjust nerve activity to improve organ function. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 18, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

SARS-CoV-2 may cause fetal inflammation even in the absence of placental infection
Small NIH study contributes to understanding of COVID-19 during pregnancy. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 18, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Survival rate increases for extremely preterm infants in NIH-funded research network
Study includes more than 10,000 infants born at 22 to 28 weeks of pregnancy. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 18, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Offering buprenorphine medication to people with opioid use disorder in jail may reduce rearrest and reconviction
The study was conducted in two rural Massachusetts jails. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 18, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH researchers develop first stem cell model of albinism to study related eye conditions
Use of patient-derived stem cells will enable high-throughput drug screening for potential therapeutics. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 11, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 vaccination associated with a small, temporary increase in menstrual cycle length, suggests NIH-funded study
The authors noted that menstrual cycles typically vary a small amount from month to month. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 6, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Sleep-disordered breathing in early pregnancy linked to insulin resistance
NIH-funded findings suggest screening for sleep disordered breathing may help in reducing gestational diabetes risk. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 6, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

A high-fiber diet may improve the response of melanoma patients to immunotherapy
The study analyzed both people with melanoma and mouse models of the disease. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - December 23, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Disarming a blood-clotting protein prevents gum disease in mice
Human and animal study offers insight into treating periodontal disease and other inflammatory disorders. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - December 23, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Eight substances added to 15th Report on Carcinogens
A chronic bacterial infection, a flame retardant, and six water disinfection byproducts are listed in a new HHS cancer report. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - December 23, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH celebrates FDA approval of long-acting injectable drug for HIV prevention
Approval marks pivotal expansion of HIV prevention options in the United States. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - December 21, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Report details 20 years of advances and challenges of Americans ’ oral health
Many people in the U.S. still have chronic oral health problems and lack of access to care. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - December 21, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Parenting program to prevent obesity in firstborn children benefits siblings
NIH-funded study results show potential long-term value of childhood obesity prevention strategy. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - December 21, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH scientists urge pursuit of universal coronavirus vaccine
A growing body of scientific evidence suggests that novel coronaviruses will continue to have potential to emerge as a threat to humans. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - December 16, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH study suggests women with disabilities have higher risk of birth complications and death
Researchers analyzed more than 223,000 deliveries of which nearly 2,200 women had a disability (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - December 15, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Percentage of adolescents reporting drug use decreased significantly in 2021 as the COVID-19 pandemic endured
Monitoring the Future is a survey of substance use behaviors and related attitudes among eighth, 10th, and 12th graders. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - December 15, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH researchers identify potential AMD drugs with stem-cell based research tool
Model replicates features of complex disease, provides platform for screening existing drugs. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - December 15, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Experimental mRNA HIV vaccine safe, shows promise in animals
NIH scientists developed vaccine platform. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - December 9, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH-funded study could help improve deep brain stimulation therapy for OCD
Study sheds light on potential for long-term, at-home use of deep brain stimulation as a treatment for neuropsychiatric disorders. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - December 9, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH study traces molecular link from gene to late-onset retinal degeneration
Clinical trial planning underway to test the widely used diabetes drug metformin as a preventive treatment for the blinding eye disease. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - December 8, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Rare gene mutation in some Black Americans may allow earlier screening of heart failure
Study highlights importance of early genetic screening in patients at higher risk for carrying the mutation. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - December 8, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Diverse genome sequences provide a powerful tool for studying risk of heart disease
Study of millions of people from diverse ancestral groups substantially improves identification of genomic variants associated with blood lipid levels. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - December 8, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH announces $1 million prize competition to develop new maternal health diagnostics
Awards will support innovative technologies to help improve maternal health around the world. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - December 7, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH announces winners of data challenge to identify risk factors for first-time pregnancies
Awarded projects seek to reduce pregnancy complications and prevent maternal deaths. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - December 7, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Study finds daytime meals may reduce health risks linked to night shift work
Findings could lead to behavioral interventions to improve health of shift workers. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - December 3, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH scientists discover new B cell that tempers autoimmunity
Findings in mice point to potential therapies for blinding eye disease uveitis and multiple sclerosis. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - December 2, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH Statement on World AIDS Day 2021
Statement of Anthony S. Fauci, M.D. and Maureen M. Goodenow, Ph.D. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - December 1, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Too many people with HIV fail to achieve durable viral suppression
NIH-funded study estimates global progress toward UNAIDS goal. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - November 30, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Repurposed ALS drug shows promise in mouse model of rare childhood genetic disorder
NPC1 leads to difficulty controlling movements, liver and lung disease, impaired swallowing, intellectual decline and death. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - November 19, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Lung autopsies of COVID-19 patients reveal treatment clues
SARS-CoV-2 prevents lung tissue repair, regeneration. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - November 17, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Persistent, distressing psychotic-like experiences associated with impairment in youth
NIH-funded study highlights the need for early intervention and support for youth who report these experiences. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - November 17, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Long-term study of children with COVID-19 begins
NIH-supported research will track effects of COVID-19 infection on children over three years. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - November 15, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Researchers target a mouse ’s own cells, rather than using antibiotics, to treat pneumonia
NIH scientists say the approach may be a novel way to treat pneumonia in humans. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - November 15, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Researchers find benefits and drawbacks to two-step surgical approach for “leaky heart valves”
NIH-funded study finds better short-term outcomes, but increased need for a pacemaker. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - November 12, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Drug combination helps children with acute promyelocytic leukemia avoid conventional chemotherapy
NIH-funded clinical trial shows conventional chemotherapy can be avoided in some kids. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - November 10, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Extreme eating problems in early childhood linked to higher chance of developmental delay, NIH study suggests
The findings suggest that children with multiple eating problems may benefit from screening for developmental delay. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - November 10, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Repurposed cancer treatments could be potential Alzheimer ’s drugs
NIH research highlights importance of data-driven approach to identify novel drug targets. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - November 10, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Researchers find disparities in suicide risk among lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults
NIH study shows intersection of multiple minority identities associated with increased risk. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - November 9, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH scientists identify mechanism that may influence infectivity of SARS-CoV-2 variants
Enzyme process alters spike protein function. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - November 5, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Ibrutinib improves survival for younger people with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
Finding comes from a new analysis of a previously conducted phase 3 clinical trial. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - November 4, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

In-person school during COVID-19 must address needs of underserved communities
NIH commentary highlights community engagement in research design and implementation. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - November 4, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

When to Test offers free online tool to help individuals make informed COVID-19 testing decisions
The new impact calculator indicates whether a person should get a test. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - November 3, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH to study long-term effects of COVID-19 in pregnancy
Effort will follow up to 1,500 pregnant patients with COVID-19 and their offspring for four years. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - November 2, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH researchers identify how two people controlled HIV after stopping treatment
Different mechanisms suppressed the virus in each person. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 29, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news