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Release of “13 Reasons Why” associated with increase in youth suicide rates

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 17:30
NIH-supported study highlights the importance of responsible portrayal of suicide by the media.

NIH statement on World Malaria Day 2019

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 15:00
Statement of B.F. (Lee) Hall, M.D., Ph.D., and Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

Scientists translate brain signals into speech sounds

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 18:45
NIH BRAIN Initiative-funded project could improve quality of life for paralyzed patients.

NIH to rocket 3-D tissue chips into space to study disease in microgravity

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 21:45
Miniaturized models of the lung and bone marrow, kidney, blood-brain barrier and bone cartilage will head to the ISS.

Scratching the skin primes the gut for allergic reactions to food, mouse study suggests

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 15:00
NIH-funded research illuminates relationship between eczema and food allergy.

Panel highlights need for further innovative research approaches to inform appropriate long-term use of osteoporosis drug therapies

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 14:00
It is projected that by 2025, the total U.S. health care costs attributable to fractures will reach $25 billion annually.

National experts chart roadmap for AI in medical imaging

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 19:45
A foundational research roadmap for artificial intelligence (AI) in medical imaging was published this week in the journal Radiology.

NIH funds study in four states to reduce opioid related deaths by 40 percent over three years

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 17:30
Findings to serve as a blueprint for communities nationwide

Decline in measles vaccination is causing a preventable global resurgence of the disease

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 16:00
Decline in measles vaccination is causing a preventable global resurgence of the disease

In rare cases, immune system fails despite HIV suppression

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 13:00
NIH scientists identify paradoxical response to HIV medication in five individuals

Gene therapy restores immunity in infants with rare immunodeficiency disease

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 21:00
NIH scientists and funding contributed to development of experimental treatment

Novel antibody may suppress HIV for up to four months

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 21:00
NIH researchers, international collaborators report results of small, open-label study

NIH BRAIN Initiative tool may transform how scientists study brain structure and function

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 17:00
Tissue support system preserves limited function in an isolated postmortem animal brain

Healthy hearts need two proteins working together

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 19:00
NIH research could be a step toward a treatment to prevent heart attacks

Want to learn a new skill? Take some short breaks

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 15:30
NIH study suggests our brains may use short rest periods to strengthen memories.

Ketamine reverses neural changes underlying depression-related behaviors in mice

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 18:15
NIH-supported study sheds light on the neural mechanisms underlying remission of depression.

Releasing an immune system brake could help patients with rare but fatal brain infection

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 20:15
Small-scale, NIH-led clinical study offers early hope for developing a treatment.

NIH researchers make progress toward Epstein-Barr virus vaccine

Tue, 04/09/2019 - 17:30
EBV is herpesvirus that causes infectious mononucleosis and is associated with certain cancers.

Kids living near major roads at higher risk of developmental delays, NIH study suggests

Tue, 04/09/2019 - 13:15
Previous studies have linked exposure to common air pollutants in pregnancy to low birthweight, preterm birth and stillbirth.

Physicians may overprescribe antibiotics to children during telemedicine visits

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 15:00
An NIH-funded review examined billing data from over 500,000 healthcare visits.