< a href= " /news-events/nih-research-matters/gene-therapy-children-born-rare-immune-disorder " > Gene therapy for children born with rare immune disorder < /a >
Gene therapy restored immune system function to children with an inherited immune disorder with fewer side effects than existing therapies. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - May 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

< a href= " /news-events/nih-research-matters/delivering-rna-therapies-brain-tumors " > Delivering RNA therapies to brain tumors < /a >
A combination of nanoparticle packaging and focused ultrasound allowed an RNA therapy to be delivered across the blood-brain barrier in mice. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - May 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

< a href= " /news-events/nih-research-matters/nanoparticle-vaccine-against-various-coronaviruses " > Nanoparticle vaccine against various coronaviruses < /a >
A nanoparticle-based vaccine protected monkeys against SARS-CoV-2 and elicited antibodies that could neutralize a range of coronaviruses. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - May 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

< a href= " /news-events/nih-research-matters/system-uses-imagined-handwriting-turn-thoughts-into-text " > System turns imagined handwriting into text < /a >
Researchers developed a system for people with paralysis that quickly translates brain signals for handwriting into text. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - May 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

< a href= " /news-events/nih-research-matters/biosensor-advances-drug-discovery " > Biosensor advances drug discovery < /a >
Researchers developed a sensor that helped them identify a psychedelic-related drug with antidepressant-like effects that wasn ’t hallucinogenic. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - May 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

< a href= " /news-events/nih-research-matters/supplement-improves-glucose-metabolism-womens-muscle " > Supplement improves glucose metabolism in women ’s muscle < /a >
The muscles of women who took a supplement called nicotinamide mononucleotide for 10 weeks had improvements in the ability to process sugar. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - May 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

< a href= " /news-events/nih-research-matters/app-may-help-identify-children-autism-spectrum-disorder " > App may help identify children with autism spectrum disorder < /a >
Researchers developed a prototype app that screens toddlers for autism spectrum disorder by tracking eye movements during videos on a tablet or smartphone. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - May 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

< a href= " /news-events/nih-research-matters/lack-sleep-middle-age-may-increase-dementia-risk " > Lack of sleep in middle age may increase dementia risk < /a >
People who slept six hours or less per night in their 50s and 60s were more likely to develop dementia later in life. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - April 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

< a href= " /news-events/nih-research-matters/oral-antiviral-drug-effective-against-covid-19-hamsters " > Oral antiviral drug effective against COVID-19 in hamsters < /a >
An oral antiviral drug called MK-4482 inhibited SARS-CoV-2 replication in hamsters. It is currently being tested in people. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - April 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

< a href= " /news-events/nih-research-matters/targeted-treatments-small-cell-lung-cancer " > Targeted treatments for small-cell lung cancer < /a >
A rapid screening process identified a two-drug combination that shrank small-cell lung tumors, which are often fatal within weeks of recurrence. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - April 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

< a href= " /news-events/nih-research-matters/study-finds-link-between-red-hair-pain-threshold " > Study finds link between red hair and pain threshold < /a >
A study in mice revealed the mechanisms that may link red hair with greater pain tolerance. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - April 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

< a href= " /news-events/nih-research-matters/tracking-hallucinations-mice " > Tracking hallucinations in mice < /a >
After developing a method to detect hallucination-like events in mice, researchers demonstrated a link in the brain between hallucinations and elevated dopamine. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - April 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

< a href= " /news-events/nih-research-matters/supplement-targets-gut-microbes-boost-growth-malnourished-children " > Supplement targets gut microbes to boost growth in malnourished children < /a >
Malnourished children who received a food supplement designed to boost normal gut microbes gained more weight than those given a standard nutritional supplement. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - April 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

< a href= " /news-events/nih-research-matters/how-stress-causes-hair-loss " > How stress causes hair loss < /a >
Researchers found that a stress hormone impairs stem cells necessary for hair growth in mice. The findings suggest potential ways to treat hair loss caused by chronic stress. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - April 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

< a href= " /news-events/nih-research-matters/sweat-sticker-diagnosing-cystic-fibrosis " > “Sweat sticker” for diagnosing cystic fibrosis < /a >
Researchers created a “sweat sticker” for measuring chloride concentrations in sweat, a sign of cystic fibrosis. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - April 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news