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Being teased about weight may lead to more weight gain among children, NIH study suggests

May 30, 2019 - 1:30pm
Researchers theorize that weight-associated stigma may have made youths more likely to engage in unhealthy behaviors.

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Experimental drug completely effective against Nipah virus infection in monkeys

May 29, 2019 - 7:30pm
Nipah virus can cause neurological and respiratory disease; the mortality rate is about 70%.

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NIH-funded study links microbiome composition to preterm birth risk among African-American women

May 29, 2019 - 6:30pm
Findings could be a first step toward the development of a screen for the early identification of preterm birth risk.

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The Human Microbiome Project expands the toolbox for studying host and microbiome interactions

May 29, 2019 - 5:45pm
New studies provide a framework for future studies of the role of the microbiome in health and disease.

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NIH scientists call attention to the impact of opioids on women and children

May 28, 2019 - 8:15pm
The national epidemic requires coordinated, long-term research.

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NIH and radiology societies map path for translational research on AI in medical imaging

May 28, 2019 - 2:00pm
Clinical emphasis rounds out foundational research focus of earlier report.

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