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14/03/2017

Common tests for preterm birth not useful for routine screening of first-time pregnancies

Tests for short cervix, fetal fibronectin identify only a small number of cases, NIH study suggests. Read More

14/03/2017

Integrative health care and U.S. military personnel, veterans, and their families

NCCIH’s 2017 spring event schedule. Read More

13/03/2017

Study identifies African-specific genomic variant associated with obesity

Findings highlight the importance of genomic studies in diverse populations. Read More

09/03/2017

NIH-funded study helps explain how zebrafish recover from blinding injuries

Decrease in neurotransmitter GABA triggers stem cell production in the retina. Read More

09/03/2017

This World Kidney Day, pledge to maintain a healthy weight

NIH statement from Dr. Griffin P. Rodgers, Director, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Read More

02/03/2017

No benefit in treating mildly low thyroid function in pregnancy, NIH network study finds

Long-term study has found no differences in cognitive functioning among children born to mothers with subclinical hypothyroidism. Read More

02/03/2017

Study finds effective interventions to prevent alcohol use among American Indian and rural youth

Rural youths, including those who are a racial minority relative to their community, are at increased risk for alcohol misuse. Read More

28/02/2017

Youth with type 2 diabetes develop complications more often than type 1 peers

NIH, CDC funded study finds many in both groups quickly develop kidney, nerve, eye diseases. Read More

28/02/2017

Open Science Prize announces epidemic tracking tool as grand prize winner

Winning prototype aims to track spread of pathogens across the globe. Read More

27/02/2017

Extreme temperatures may increase risk for low birth weight at term, NIH study suggests

Low birth weight refers to infants weighing less than 5.5 lbs. at birth. Read More