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Tune in now! #NICHD Deputy Director, Dr. Alison Cernich, researchers from @DukeU and @WUSTL, & community educators discuss in-school #COVID19 testing programs supported by #NIH’s #RADxUP program:
In recognition of Suicide Prevention Month, @NIMHgov is hosting a livestream event today on suicide prevention during the pandemic, focusing on unemployment, youth, & other population subgroups who may be experiencing elevated risk. #SPM21 #NIH
News: Methamphetamine-involved overdose deaths nearly tripled between 2015 to 2019, NIH study finds
You’re invited! On 9/23–9/24, @NICHD_NIH, @NIH_ODS, & @FDAfood will host a free virtual workshop on use of bioactive ingredients in infant formula. Learn more and register today: #InfantNutrition #InfantHealth @US_FDA
For National Opioid and Substance Awareness Day, find out how the #nihHEALinitiative is using #science to improve #prevention and #treatment strategies for #opioid use disorder, #overdose and #addiction: #NIH
#NIH’s #RADxUP Safe Return to School Diagnostic Testing Initiative is a national effort to help ensure the safe return to in-person school in areas with vulnerable & underserved populations. Tune in 9/22 at 2 p.m. ET to learn more.
News: Researchers use exosome-based strategy to block HIV in mice
News: NIAID Scientists Find a Key to Hepatitis C Entry into Cells
Research Matters: Opioid overdose deaths rise among Black Americans
Research Matters: Genomic origins of lung cancer in never smokers
Research Matters: Drugs treat spinal disc degeneration in mice
Join @AllofUsResearch on Sept. 22 at 12:30 PM ET for a virtual event with @AllofUsCEO, Gretchen Funk of @FiftyForwardAoU, & Dr. Damali Martin of @Alzheimers_NIH. They’ll discuss healthy aging, specific health conditions affecting older adults, and more. 🎉#HealthyAgingMonthh#NIHHp
Our Genomics and the Media seminar series features trailblazers in #scicomm! Join us on September 20 at 5:30 p.m. E.T. Our @NHGRI_Director will moderate an exciting discussion with @amy_harmon, national correspondent (science and society) for @nytimes!
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"As the country recognizes the contributions of individuals from Hispanic and Latino backgrounds, we seek to do the same here at NIH." - Dr. Francis Collins, NIH Director Read his full message: #HHM21 #NIH_Esperanza_HHM21
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Researchers from @WUSTL & @DukeU will discuss their #NIH-funded research on #COVID19 testing programs in schools. Learn what they & educators in their communities have gained from this #research by tuning in 9/22 at 2 p.m. ET. #BackToSchool #RADxUP
Researchers funded by the #nihHEALinitiative aim to put into place a process for starting #buprenorphine and referral to ongoing #addiction care in 30 diverse #EmergencyDepartments across the U.S. @NIDAnews #NIH
#NIH has awarded nearly $470 million to build a national study population of diverse volunteers & support large-scale studies on #LongCOVID. These awards pave the path to gain greater understanding of the long-term effects of #SARSCOV2. #RECOVERcovid
News: NIH builds large nationwide study population of tens of thousands to support research on long-term effects of COVID-19
The @NICHD_NIH STrategies to enRich Inclusion & achieVe Equity (STRIVE) for Change workshop on 9/15 will identify gaps and opportunities for future #HealthDisparities research. Register today: #STRIVE4ChangeNICHD
In this National #YogaMonth recording, Dr. Lanay Mudd of NCCIH and Dr. Pam Jeter, formerly of NCCIH, discuss the science and practice of yoga. They talk about recent research on yoga for health and demonstrate several yoga poses you can do at home.
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Research Matters: Misdirected antibodies linked to severe COVID-19
Research Matters: Parents’ smoking during childhood linked to rheumatoid arthritis later in life
Research Matters: Hormone links exercise with cognitive benefits
Some good news from #COVID Symptom Study. A double dose of #COVID19 #vaccine not only protects against #infection and severe illness, but it halves the risk of #LongCOVID, too. #NIH
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News: NIH scientists build a cellular blueprint of multiple sclerosis lesions
Today, I want to remember those we tragically lost 20 years ago tomorrow on 9/11. My heart aches for those who lost loved ones, and for the many survivors who continue to suffer long-term effects.
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For #WorldSuicidePreventionDay today, join @afspnational for a Facebook Live event from 12-8 p.m. ET to bring together communities to help #StopSuicide. Appearances by NIMH expert Dr. Lisa Horowitz and more. Check out #SPM21
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By the end of December 2020, researchers estimate that about a third of Americans may have been infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes #COVID19. That’s much higher than previously thought. What it might mean on my blog. #NIH
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News: Disparities in opioid overdose deaths continue to worsen for Black people, study suggests
News: NIH providing $185 million for research to advance understanding of how human genome functions
Suicide is complicated and tragic, but it is often preventable. Knowing the warning signs for suicide and how to get help can help save lives. Learn about behaviors that may be a sign that someone is thinking about suicide with this infographic: #SPM21
News: NIH-funded mouse study shows blocking stress response could slow axonal peripheral neuropathies disease progression
Follow us @NIHPainResearch throughout the month of September for updates from the #NIH Pain Research Community. Visit to learn more. #PainMonth2021
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News: NIH-funded modern “white cane” brings navigation assistance to the 21st century
Researchers funded by the #nihHEALinitiative are conducting studies on how to identify and alleviate #stigma in everyday clinical encounters with people who have #OpioidUseDisorder, #ChronicPain, or both. @NIDAnews @NIDDKgov @NINDSnews @NIH_NCCIH #NIH
News: Marijuana use at historic high among college-aged adults in 2020
We all want to maintain good health as we get older. Research has identified steps we can take to help maintain our health and function as we get older. Learn more: #NationalHealthyAgingMonth #NIH @Alzheimers_NIH
News: NIH study illuminates origins of lung cancer in never smokers
You’re invited: Join @theNCI on Tuesday, Sept 7 at 2:30 p.m. ET for an exclusive tour inside @NCIEpiTraining's Translational Genomics Laboratory and find out what it's like working in a #CancerResearch lab. #NothingWillStopUs #ThisIsWhy #NIH
News: NIH research projects on interoception to improve understanding of brain-body function
Join us Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021, at 7 p.m. (ET) for Making It Plain: A Town Hall With the NFL Alumni Association and All Their Fans, a Facebook Live event hosted by @BCAgainstCOVID and the #WeCanDoThis campaign. Check it out at @blackdoctor_org
After a decades-long experience of both pain and triumph with #SickleCell, Elodie Ontala Babongui now works as a patient advocate to connect people to community resources and educate them about the importance of blood donations. Read her story: #SCDFaces
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September is #SickleCellAwarenessMonth. Each week #NHLBI will feature today's #SCDFaces. The stories will highlight the strength and perseverance of people living with #SCD, their loved ones, clinicians, and the researchers working toward a cure. #SCDFaces
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Did you know that as of June, 96% of practicing doctors were fully vaccinated against COVID-19? #WeCanDoThis
Research is the critical driver of lifesaving advances against cancer. The people who work in #CancerResearch are collaborating & mentoring the next generation of diverse talent to propel cancer research into the future. #NothingWillStopUs #ThisIsWhy #NIH
Ask your child’s dentist about dental sealants. Sealants are thin plastic coatings that protect the chewing surfaces of back teeth from cavities, or tooth decay. #dentalsealants #cavities #NIH @NIDCR
News: In a common genetic disorder, blood test reveals when benign tumors turn cancerous
Research Matters: Some brain functions may improve with age
Research Matters: Early treatment with convalescent plasma for COVID-19 doesn’t show benefit
Research Matters: How fructose may contribute to obesity and cancer
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