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brain’s emotion circuitry

Brain Circuits for Successful Emotional Development Established During Infancy

Researchers in the UNC Early Brain Development Study tracking the development of the brain’s emotion circuitry in infancy found that adult-like functional brain connections...
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Delayed Pushing Appears to Have No Effect on Chances for Spontaneous...

Delaying pushing during the second stage of labor — when the cervix is fully dilated at 10 centimeters — is a common practice at...
injectable implant

Long-Acting Injectable Implant Shows Promise for HIV Treatment and Prevention

A persistent challenge in HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention is medication adherence – getting patients to take their medication as required to get the best...
Chronic Painvideo

Nonaddictive Drug Compound Could Replace Opioids for Chronic Pain Sufferers

A new nonaddictive drug compound discovered by Purdue University researchers could lead to the treatment of chronic pain without the need to rely on opioids, just...
Fecal Microbiota Transplantation

Fecal Microbiota Transplantation Helps Restore Beneficial Bacteria in Cancer Patients

Researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center have shown that autologous fecal microbiota transplantation (auto-FMT) is a safe and effective way to help replenish...
gastrointestinal cancers

Breaking the Link Between Obesity, Gastrointestinal Cancers

Studies have demonstrated a connection between obesity and a person’s risk of developing colon and other gastrointestinal cancers. Now, scientists are investigating approaches that...
HIV Antibody

Combination HIV Antibody Infusions Safely Maintain Viral Suppression in Select Individuals

A small group of people living with HIV sensitive to two potent anti-HIV broadly neutralizing antibodies(link is external) (bNAbs) — 3BNC117 and 10-1074 — tolerated multiple...
Detailed Map of Cells

NIH to Build a Detailed Map of Cells Within the Human...

The National Institutes of Health’s Human BioMolecular Atlas Program (HuBMAP) issued its first set of research funding awards to develop an open, global framework that will...
Synthetic Organelle

Synthetic Organelle Shows How Tiny Puddle-Organs in our Cells Work

A couple of sugars, a dash of enzymes, a pinch of salt, a splash of polyethylene glycol, carefully arranged in watery baths. And researchers...
Anti-inflammatory Protein

Anti-inflammatory Protein Promotes Healthy Gut Bacteria to Curb Obesity

Scientists from the UNC School of Medicine discovered that the anti-inflammatory protein NLRP12 normally helps protect mice against obesity and insulin resistance when they...
Aspirin

Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Found to Have No Effect on Healthy Life...

In a large clinical trial to determine the risks and benefits of daily low-dose aspirin in healthy older adults without previous cardiovascular events, aspirin...
Acute Leukemia

Findings Could Improve Treatment for Challenging Acute Leukemia in Children

Researchers from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center have made important discoveries that could lead...
Cellular Energy

Unearthing the Secrets of Cellular Energy

Everything the body does—your brain thinking, your heart beating, your cells growing—requires energy. Consequently, it comes as no surprise that disruptions in energy production...
Cancer and Chronic Infections

Two Molecules Offer Great Potential to Combat Cancer and Chronic Infections

To fight viral infections, your immune system calls on CD8 T cells to kill the infected cells. The CD8 T cells can also be used in immunotherapy approaches...
tuberculosis

New Approach to Fight Tuberculosis, a Leading Cause of Death Worldwide

Tuberculosis is one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide. Nearly 2 million people die every year from this infectious disease, and an...
Influenza Vaccine

Clinical Trial Testing Topical Cream Plus Influenza Vaccine in Progress

A Phase 1 clinical trial examining whether a topical cream can enhance the immune response conferred by a “pre-pandemic” influenza vaccine is underway at...
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NIH Study Broadens Understanding of High Impact Chronic Pain in the...

Researchers have demonstrated that disability is as likely in the chronic pain population as it is in those with kidney failure, emphysema or stroke....
Multiple Sclerosis

Study Finds Multiple Sclerosis Drug Slows Brain Shrinkage

Results from a clinical trial of more than 250 participants with progressive multiple sclerosis (MS) revealed that ibudilast was better than a placebo in slowing down...
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NIH Research Program to Explore the Transition from Acute to Chronic...

The National Institutes of Health has launched the Acute to Chronic Pain Signatures (A2CPS) program to investigate the biological characteristics underlying the transition from...
malaria

EXP2 Protein Helps Deadliest Malaria Parasite Obtain Nutrients During Infection

Researchers from the National Institutes of Health and other institutions have deciphered the role of a key protein that the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum uses to...