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Scientists find new approach that shows promise for treating cystic fibrosis

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 18:00
NIH-funded discovery uses common antifungal drug to improve lungs’ ability to fight infection.

NIH study reveals differences in brain activity in children with anhedonia

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 15:00
Using fMRI, researchers uncover the neural underpinnings, which could aid development of potential treatments.

NIH adds eight Lasker Clinical Research Scholars

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 17:15
These exceptional early stage scientists continue agency commitment to the next generation of biomedical researchers.

Lower costs associated with late-preterm steroid therapy, NIH-funded analysis finds

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 13:15
Study adds evidence to benefits of treatment for women at risk of delivery between 34th and 36th weeks of pregnancy

NIH study shows many preteens screen positive for suicide risk during ER visits

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 13:45
Findings highlight the importance of screening kids as young as 10 for suicide risk in emergency settings.

NIH-funded rodent study finds molecular link between adolescent alcohol use and adult anxiety

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 13:00
Study provides insight into the mechanisms through which alcohol-induced brain changes during adolescence increase vulnerability to alcohol and anxiety problems in adulthood.

Vitamin D may protect against pollution-associated asthma symptoms in obese children

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 16:30
Over 6 million American children have the lung condition.

Researchers report high rate of viral suppression among people new to HIV care

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 22:30
NIH-funded study reflects advances in HIV care, but gaps remain.

Tuberculosis diagnosis in people with HIV increases risk of death within 10 years

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 22:30
NIH-supported analysis identified elevated mortality in large Latin American cohort.

Study finds Ebola survivors in Liberia face ongoing health issues

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 22:00
Report compares health outcomes in survivors and contacts during their first year of study participation.

Results of trial to stem hospital-acquired bacterial infections published

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 20:30
NIH-sponsored ABATE study shows benefit for subset of hospitalized patients.

Rate of life-threatening childbirth complications increasing sharply across U.S. racial, ethnic groups

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 16:30
NIH-funded analysis suggests need for more research to identify causes.

HIV prevention study finds universal “test and treat” approach can reduce new infections

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 16:15
NIH-sponsored trial suggests home-based HIV testing and referral to care works at population level.

NIH study of brain energy patterns provides new insights into alcohol effects

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 15:30
Study could help understanding of how the brain uses energy in health and disease.

Data sharing uncovers five new risk genes for Alzheimer’s disease

Thu, 02/28/2019 - 17:15
NIH-funded project includes largest sample to date for Alzheimer’s gene association.

Reaching for objects while driving may raise teen crash risk nearly sevenfold

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 14:30
NIH study also suggests that handling a cell phone doubles teen driver crash risk.

Older biologic age linked to elevated breast cancer risk

Fri, 02/22/2019 - 14:00
NIH scientists use epigenetics to help predict disease development.

Scientists identify unique subtype of eczema linked to food allergy

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 19:15
Children with both conditions have abnormal skin near eczema lesions, NIH-funded research finds

Nitisinone increases melanin in people with albinism

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 16:00
NIH clinical study results suggest the drug could help protect skin and prevent vision problems

Monthly buprenorphine injections effective for opioid use disorders

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 19:30
Study results on long-acting injection formulation now published.