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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

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

NIH herpesvirus study in mice leads to discovery of potential broad-spectrum antiviral
Scientists unexpectedly found that inhibiting EZH2/1 suppressed viral infection. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 15, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Experimental treatment for Niemann-Pick disease type C1 appears safe, effective
NIH-led clinical trial suggests that drug slows progression of rare neurological disease. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 11, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Breakthrough method yields trove of neuron subtypes, gene regulators
Molecular profiling may be key to compiling brain ’s “parts list”. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 10, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH to host workshop on advances, future needs in human microbiome research
Microbes inhabit just about every part of the human body outnumbering human cells by 10 to 1. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 10, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH accelerates the use of genomics in clinical care
New funding awards focus on diverse and underserved populations. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 8, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Midlife cardiovascular risk factors may increase chances of dementia
NIH funded study supports link between cognition and vascular health. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 7, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NCI study identifies essential genes for cancer immunotherapy
Researchers found more than 100 genes that may play a role in facilitating tumor destruction by T cells. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 4, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NCI study shows feasibility of cancer screening protocol for patients with Li-Fraumeni syndrome
Researchers found a higher than expected prevalence of cancer at baseline screening. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 3, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH Scientists Track Zika Virus Transmission in Mice
Study analyzes how virus is spread sexually and from mother to fetus. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 3, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIMHD announces recipients for the inaugural William G. Coleman Jr., Ph.D., Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Innovation Award
NIMHD will fund three awards to support minority health and health disparities research. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 1, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

New imaging technique overturns longstanding textbook model of DNA folding
NIH-funded study results suggest more complex gene interactions and regulation. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 27, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Immune system may mount an attack in Parkinson ’s disease
NIH-funded study suggests role for specific immune cells in brain disease. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 27, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Discovery documentary First in Human gives an up-close look at how advances in medicine are made at the NIH Clinical Center
Three-part series airing in August portrays the hopes and setbacks of patients, doctors, and nurses seeking cures. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 26, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Researchers unlock regenerative potential of cells in the mouse retina
NEI-funded researchers use a clue from zebrafish to discover the cues that reprogram M üller glia into retinal neurons. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 26, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH to hold summit on caregiving
Keynote by Judy Woodruff, PBS NewsHour anchor and managing editor. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 26, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

“Residual echo” of ancient humans in scans may hold clues to mental disorders
Scans suggests that genetic variation may affect the way our brains work today. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 26, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Waterlogged brain region helps scientists gauge damage caused by Parkinson ’s disease
NIH-funded research could aid drug development for the condition. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 26, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

In adolescents, oral Truvada and vaginal ring for HIV prevention are safe, acceptable
NIH-funded clinical trials are first of their kind to include younger adolescent girls. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 25, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

The All of Us Research Program announces first community partner awards
Four organizations to support engagement of diverse communities in ambitious research effort. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 24, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NCI-COG Pediatric MATCH trial to test targeted drugs in childhood cancers
Nationwide trial to explore targeted therapies for children and adolescents with solid tumors. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 24, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Drug interaction concerns may negatively affect HIV treatment adherence among transgender women
Participants in NIH-supported study apprehensive about combining HIV medications and hormones. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 24, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Child living with HIV maintains remission without drugs since 2008
Child treated in infancy as part of NIH-funded study. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 24, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Experimental HIV vaccine regimen is well-tolerated, elicits immune responses
Results from early-stage NIH-funded trial support further development of candidate vaccines. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 21, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH-supported scientists elicit broadly neutralizing antibodies to HIV in calves
Unique structure of bovine bNAbs may inform HIV vaccine, therapeutics design. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 20, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Social interaction affects cancer patients ’ response to treatment
Biological basis is unknown but may be related to stress response, NIH researchers say. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 19, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH-funded mouse study sheds light on neural risks associated with prenatal alcohol exposure
New findings may help explain the range of behavioral and learning deficits and other symptoms. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 19, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Space station project seeks to crystalize the means to counteract nerve poisons
NIH-supported experiment could lead to improved antidotes. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 17, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news