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NIAMS launches new Spanish-language website

Thu, 2015-09-10 08:00
New site features navigation tools to help Spanish-speaking individuals locate NIAMS health topics.

NIMHD welcomes nine new members to the National Advisory Council on Minority Health and Health Disparities

Thu, 2015-09-10 06:53
Members of the council are drawn from the scientific, medical, and lay communities.

NIH awards nearly $35 million to research natural products

Wed, 2015-09-09 09:05
Innovative Research Centers Program investigates botanical dietary supplements and other natural products.

More than half of Asian Americans with diabetes are undiagnosed

Tue, 2015-09-08 09:20
New statistics also show rising prevalence of diabetes among all groups.

Rates of survival increasing for extremely preterm infants, NIH network finds

Tue, 2015-09-08 09:20
Study reviewed the birth records of more than 35,000 premature infants born from 1993 to 2012.

NIH grants seek best ways to combine genomic information and EHRs

Tue, 2015-09-01 13:31
Researchers seek to better understand genomic basis of disease, provide tailored care to patients.

NIH study finds calorie restriction lowers some risk factors for age-related diseases

Tue, 2015-09-01 06:08
Two-year trial did not produce expected metabolic changes, but influenced other life span markers.

Circuit in the eye relies on built-in delay to see small moving objects

Mon, 2015-08-31 10:26
NIH-funded study reveals how motion-sensing cells in mice link to other cells in the eye.

Short bouts of activity may offset lack of sustained exercise in kids

Thu, 2015-08-27 11:09
NIH study finds interrupting sitting with short walks lowers blood sugar, insulin and blood fats.

Expanded National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week begins January 25

Thu, 2015-08-27 08:09
Two NIH institutes join forces to educate teens about the risks of using drugs and alcohol.

Low-level arsenic exposure before birth associated with early puberty and obesity in female mice

Wed, 2015-08-26 08:35
The study is a good starting point for examining whether low-dose arsenic exposure could have similar health outcomes in humans.

NIH launches human RSV study

Wed, 2015-08-26 06:35
Study aims to understand infection in healthy adults to aid development of RSV medicines, vaccines.

NIH study shows no benefit of omega-3 or other nutritional supplements for cognitive decline

Tue, 2015-08-25 09:00
Large NIH study followed 4,000 participants over a five-year period.

In uveitis, bacteria in gut may instruct immune cells to attack the eye

Tue, 2015-08-18 10:00
NIH scientists propose novel mechanism to explain autoimmune uveitis.

Teens using e-cigarettes may be more likely to start smoking tobacco

Tue, 2015-08-18 09:18
New NIH-funded study shows possible link between e-cigarettes and initiation of tobacco use.

Scientists uncover nuclear process in the brain that may affect disease

Mon, 2015-08-17 10:58
NIH-funded study highlights the possible role of glial brain cells in neurological disorders.

Newly discovered cells restore liver damage in mice without cancer risk

Fri, 2015-08-14 11:33
Hybrid hepatocytes generate new tissue following chronic liver damage in mice.

NIH study finds cutting dietary fat reduces body fat more than cutting carbs

Thu, 2015-08-13 10:00
19 adults with obesity participated in the study at the NIH Clinical Center.

Cellular factors that shape the 3D landscape of the genome identified

Thu, 2015-08-13 10:00
Researchers, using novel large-scale imaging technology, have mapped the spatial location of individual genes in the nucleus of human cells and identified 50 cellular factors required for the proper three-dimensional (3D) positioning of genes.

Research reveals unintended consequences of inappropriate medical food use in managing patients with a type of metabolic disorder

Thu, 2015-08-13 09:00
Special foods may cause harm in some patients when their use is not carefully monitored and managed.

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