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NIH scientists find that breast cancer protection from pregnancy starts decades later

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 13:30
Breast cancer risk remains elevated 20-30 years after childbirth.

Researchers design technology that sees nerve cells fire

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 08:30
Technique could be used to monitor visual function through the optic nerve in the eye

NIH to fund HIV care and prevention research in vulnerable southern U.S. communities

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 20:45
New program leverages partnerships to discover sustainable, scalable interventions.

Study links frequent red meat consumption to high levels of chemical associated with heart disease

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 21:45
Findings reveal tripling of blood levels of TMAO from red meat diet, but dietary effects can be reversed

Moderate or severe sleep apnea doubles risk of hard-to-treat hypertension in African-Americans

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 10:00
Treatment of sleep disorder might help improve blood pressure control in this high-risk group.

Elevated hormone flags liver problems in mice with methylmalonic acidemia

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 14:00
Study findings can immediately be applied to human patients with the disease.

Low-income, rural kids at higher risk for second- or third-hand smoke exposure

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 13:15
NIH-funded study suggests ways to reduce risk for infants and toddlers.

NIH-funded tissue chips rocket to International Space Station

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 18:45
Research in microgravity could produce new insights about aging process.

Ibrutinib plus rituximab superior to standard treatment for some patients with chronic leukemia

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 15:30
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is one of the most common types of leukemia in adults typically occurring during or after middle age and rarely occurring in individuals under the age of 40.

NIH researcher presents encouraging results for gene therapy for severe sickle cell disease

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 13:00
This study is part of decades of research on sickle cell disease that have opened the door to novel genetic approaches to curative therapies.

ABCD study completes enrollment, announces opportunities for scientific engagement

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 15:00
The study will use advanced neuroimaging to observe brain development in children throughout adolescence.

NIH Statement on World AIDS Day December 1, 2018

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 14:45
We now have life-saving antiretroviral drugs to treat and greatly extend the lives of men and women living with HIV.

Meeting the challenge of engaging men in HIV prevention and treatment

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 13:30
NIH commentary describes innovative strategies for reaching men.

Experimental treatment for preeclampsia effective in animals, NIH-funded researchers show

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 14:00
Investigators reduce levels of protein that can cause potentially fatal pregnancy disorder.

NIH to evaluate effectiveness of male contraceptive skin gel

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 14:30
Researchers plan to enroll approximately 420 couples in clinical trial.

Clinical trial of investigational Ebola treatments begins in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 15:30
Study is enrolling patients of any age with confirmed Ebola virus disease.

NIH researchers discover neural code that predicts behavior

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 16:00
Neurons in an ancient part of the brain encode decisions based on visual information.

NIH statement on World COPD Day 2018

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 16:00
NIH-supported studies aim to reduce the burden of COPD.

Eyes of CJD patients show evidence of prions

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 15:00
Finding could help early diagnosis, raise concern for eye exams and transplants.

Study explains behavioral reaction to painful experiences

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 14:00
Findings provide new insights into how the body responds to harmful stimuli.