< a href= " /news-events/nih-research-matters/genomic-origins-lung-cancer-never-smokers " > Genomic origins of lung cancer in never smokers < /a >
Researchers identified three subtypes of lung cancers in people who never smoked. The results could help guide more precise lung cancer treatments. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - September 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

< a href= " /news-events/nih-research-matters/hormone-links-exercise-cognitive-benefits " > Hormone links exercise with cognitive benefits < /a >
Researchers found that irisin, an exercise-induced hormone, improves cognitive performance in mice. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - September 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

< a href= " /news-events/nih-research-matters/parents-smoking-during-childhood-linked-rheumatoid-arthritis-later-life " > Parents ’ smoking during childhood linked to rheumatoid arthritis later in life < /a >
A study found that girls whose parents smoked cigarettes were 75% more likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis as adults. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - September 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

< a href= " /news-events/nih-research-matters/misdirected-antibodies-linked-severe-covid-19 " > Misdirected antibodies linked to severe COVID-19 < /a >
Antibodies that mistakenly target the body ’s own immune-system proteins may account for about 20% of COVID-19 deaths. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - September 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

< a href= " /news-events/nih-research-matters/how-fructose-may-contribute-obesity-cancer " > How fructose may contribute to obesity and cancer < /a >
Researchers gained insights that may explain the links between high fructose consumption, obesity, and certain cancers. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - August 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

< a href= " /news-events/nih-research-matters/early-treatment-convalescent-plasma-covid-19-doesnt-show-benefit " > Early treatment with convalescent plasma for COVID-19 doesn ’t show benefit < /a >
Convalescent plasma did not prevent COVID-19 from worsening when given to high-risk patients within the first week of their symptoms. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - August 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

< a href= " /news-events/nih-research-matters/some-brain-functions-may-improve-age " > Some brain functions may improve with age < /a >
Computer tests of attention and the ability to focus revealed that older adults actually improved in two of three key brain functions, at least until their mid-to-late 70s. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - August 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

< a href= " /news-events/nih-research-matters/vaccines-prevented-140000-covid-19-deaths-us " > Vaccines prevented up to 140,000 COVID-19 deaths in U.S. < /a >
A study estimated that COVID-19 vaccinations prevented nearly 140,000 deaths in the U.S. by May 2021. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - August 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

< a href= " /news-events/nih-research-matters/monoclonal-antibody-prevents-malaria-early-trial " > Monoclonal antibody prevents malaria in early trial < /a >
A monoclonal antibody prevented malaria in people for up to 36 weeks in a Phase 1 clinical trial. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - August 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

< a href= " /news-events/nih-research-matters/highly-processed-foods-form-bulk-us-youths-diets " > Highly processed foods form bulk of U.S. youths' diets < /a >
Highly processed foods accounted for two-thirds of the calories consumed by youth in the U.S. in 2018, researchers found. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - August 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

< a href= " /news-events/nih-research-matters/detergent-protein-kills-bacteria-human-cells " > Detergent-like protein kills bacteria in human cells < /a >
Researchers identified a protein that acts like a detergent to kill bacteria that get inside human cells. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - August 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

< a href= " /news-events/nih-research-matters/cellular-defect-found-inherited-sporadic-als " > Cellular defect found in inherited and sporadic ALS < /a >
Findings in lab-grown neurons derived from people with ALS suggested a strategy to treat both inherited and sporadic ALS. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - August 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

< a href= " /news-events/nih-research-matters/intranasal-covid-19-vaccine-effective-animal-studies " > Intranasal COVID-19 vaccine effective in animal studies < /a >
A nasal spray of a COVID-19 vaccine protected hamsters and monkeys against serious disease and reduced the amount of virus in the nose. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - August 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

< a href= " /news-events/nih-research-matters/high-dose-buprenorphine-opioid-withdrawal " > High-dose buprenorphine for opioid withdrawal < /a >
High-dose buprenorphine treatment of opioid withdrawal in an emergency department appeared safe and provided symptom relief within a few hours. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

< a href= " /news-events/nih-research-matters/gene-therapy-restores-missing-enzyme-rare-childhood-disease " > Gene therapy restores missing enzyme in rare childhood disease < /a >
A small study found that gene therapy delivered into the brain was safe and beneficial in treating a debilitating neurological disease. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news