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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

NIH scientists find rare disease clues in cell ’s recycling system
The work could lead to a new generation of potential therapies for Niemann-Pick type C1 and similar disorders. (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

NIH findings link aldosterone with alcohol use disorder
Aldosterone, a hormone produced in the adrenal glands, helps regulate electrolyte and fluid balance. (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

Experimental Zika virus vaccines restrict in utero virus transmission in mice
Vaccines protect against Zika-related congenital damage. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 13, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Advice for older adults on staying cool in hot weather
Risk of heat-related health problems increases with age. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 13, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Scientists replay movie encoded in DNA
“Molecular Recorder” would reveal secrets of brain development. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 12, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

HIV hijacks surface molecule to invade cell
NIH discovery could lead to new drugs to prevent HIV infection. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 12, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Children ’s visual engagement is heritable and altered in autism
Attention to mouth and eyes is influenced by genetic factors, suggests NIH-funded study (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 12, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Eye microbiome trains immune cells to fend off pathogens in mice
NIH study shows microbe living on the surface of the eye protects cornea from infection. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 10, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Malaria drug protects fetal mice from Zika virus, NIH-funded study finds
Blocking a key placental defense may limit maternal-fetal transmission of the virus. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 10, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH-funded team uses smartphone data in global study of physical activity
Large-scale study reveals targets for obesity prevention, wisdom of walkable communities. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 10, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH launches prospective study of Zika and HIV co-infection during pregnancy
Study to determine potential risks that infection with Zika may pose for pregnancies in which the mother is also has HIV. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 10, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH and collaborators identify the genomic cause for Carey-Fineman-Ziter syndrome
Rare disease research uncovers new mechanism underlying muscle development. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 6, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Blood of SIDS infants contains high levels of serotonin
Findings from NIH-funded study could provide basis for forensic SIDS test. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 3, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Common antimicrobials help patients recover from MRSA abscesses
NIAID-funded trial counters current thinking about treatment effectiveness. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 29, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIAID scientists identify cause, possible treatment for life-threatening gut condition
Currently, no effective treatments are available for these life-threatening symptoms. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 29, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH study sheds light on immune responses driving obesity-induced liver disease
Findings in mouse models reveal inflammatory factors that promote liver scarring (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 28, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Researchers develop microneedle patch for flu vaccination
The patch could be an alternative to needle-and-syringe immunization. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 27, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH names winners of “Follow that Cell” Phase 2 competition
Competition for development of new tools and methods for predicting the behavior and function of a single cell. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 27, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NAS report: Promising but inconclusive evidence on interventions to prevent cognitive decline, dementia
Suggests NIH, others carefully cue public about potential benefits of cognitive training, blood pressure management, exercise. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 22, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Predicting cognitive deficits in people with Parkinson ’s disease
NIH-funded tool may improve clinical trial design and aid in treatment development. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 21, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Researchers uncover genetic gains and losses in Tourette syndrome
NIH-funded study finds new clues to brain disorder. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 21, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Study to examine effects of Zika infection in Guatemalan infants and children
NIH-funded study will characterize outcomes of infection acquired after birth. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 19, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Scientists identify single-gene mutations that lead to atopic dermatitis
NIH-supported research suggests potential treatment strategy. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 19, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH study: Glutamine suppresses herpes in mice and guinea pigs
Results suggest possible new treatment approach. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 15, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Researchers aim to repurpose former experimental cancer therapy to treat muscular dystrophy
Duchenne muscular dystrophy is caused by a faulty gene that leads to progressive muscle weakness. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 13, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIAID scientists discover rare genetic susceptibility to common cold
Unusual case provides insight into leading cause of acute illness worldwide. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 12, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH-led workshop addresses opioid misuse during pregnancy
Experts identify research gaps and opportunities to improve outcomes for families. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 9, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Pregnancy diet high in refined grains could increase child obesity risk by age 7, NIH study suggests
The researchers compared records from 918 mother-child pairs. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 7, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Neuroimaging technique may help predict autism among high-risk infants
Brain patterns precede behavioral symptoms of autism, NIH-funded study suggest. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 7, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Drinking diet beverages during pregnancy linked to child obesity, NIH study suggests
Childhood obesity is known to increase the risk for certain health problems later in life, such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke and some cancers. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 6, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIAID-Sponsored Trial of Experimental Chikungunya Vaccine Begins
A clinical trial is now enrolling healthy adult volunteers at three sites in the United States. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 5, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Details of Lassa virus structure could inform development of vaccines, therapies
Lassa virus can cause a hemorrhagic disease called Lassa fever and is endemic to western Africa. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 2, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH scientists try to crack the brain ’s memory codes
Studies of epilepsy patients uncover clues to how the brain remembers. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 2, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Baby teeth link autism and heavy metals, NIH study suggests
Scientists used lasers to map the growth rings in baby teeth generated during different developmental periods. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 1, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH researchers find potential genetic cause of Cushing syndrome
Finding may lead to therapies that prevent pituitary tumor recurrence. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 1, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Mycobacteria use protein to create diverse populations, avoid drugs
NIH-funded research could aid fight against tuberculosis. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 31, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH Scientists Find Real-Time Imaging in Mice a Promising Influenza Study Tool
A non-invasive method to track and monitor viruses, bacteria, and various types of cells and genes. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 30, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Zika virus spread undetected for many months, NIH-supported study finds
Virus quickly spread in the Americas, then diverged into distinct genetic groups. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 24, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Intestinal fungi linked to worsening of alcoholic liver disease
Liver cirrhosis is the 12th leading cause of mortality worldwide, with approximately half of those deaths due to alcohol misuse. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 22, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

COPD National Action Plan aims to reduce the burden of the third leading cause of death
First national framework designed to address key issues associated with COPD. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 22, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Modified experimental vaccine protects monkeys from deadly malaria
Scientists modified an existing vaccine to more closely mimics the protein complex used by the parasite. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 22, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Epigenetics takes center stage with this year ’s Addiction Science Awards
NIDA announces awardees at the 2017 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 19, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH researchers identify key regulator of fetal growth in mice
Findings reveal new, developmental role for proteins that typically combat ancient viruses. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 18, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Antibodies from Ebola survivor protect mice and ferrets against related viruses
NIAID-funded study could lead to broad, versatile treatments for many different Ebolaviruses. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 18, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Study estimates number of U.S. women living with metastatic breast cancer
Researchers used population-based data to calculate prevalence of metastatic breast cancer and found that women are living longer with the disease. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 18, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Researchers connect brain blood vessel lesions to intestinal bacteria
NIH-funded pre-clinical study links gut microbes and the immune system to a genetic disorder that can cause stroke and seizures. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 18, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news