NIH News Release News releases from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) en-us NIH News Release Turning Discovery Into Health 80 50 (Office of the Director, Online Information Branch-OLIB) Wed, 19 Aug 2020 13:02:47 -0400 Tue, 25 Aug 2020 16:51:37 -0400 Small set of genes may provide unique barcode for different types of brain cells in worms NIH-funded study suggests specific combination of proteins determines neuron type. 2020-08-19 17:00:00 NIH News Release NIH study suggests opioid use linked to pregnancy loss, lower chance of conception Little information exists on non-habitual, periodic opioid use around the time of conception and early in pregnancy. 2020-08-18 18:00:00 NIH News Release Drugs against alpha-ketoglutarate may combat deadly childhood brain tumor NIH funded pre-clinical study highlights intricate links between brain tumors and cancer. 2020-08-18 15:30:00 NIH News Release NIH-Supported Scientists Demonstrate How Genetic Variations Cause Eczema Finding could lead to genetic tests that identify infants at risk for the disease. 2020-08-14 13:00:00 NIH News Release NIH names Dr. Rena D’Souza as director of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research She is expected to begin her new role later this year. 2020-08-13 15:30:00 NIH News Release Mapping tool highlights NIH-funded small business successes Over $1 billion in annual investments drive critical biomedical innovation and discovery 2020-08-13 12:15:00 NIH News Release New treatments spur sharp reduction in lung cancer mortality rate Nationwide mortality rates for the most common category of lung cancer are declining faster than its incidence. 2020-08-12 21:00:00 NIH News Release Multifocal contact lenses slow myopia progression in children NIH-funded clinical trial provides independent evidence that multifocal contact lenses reduce worsening nearsightedness. 2020-08-11 15:00:00 NIH News Release Clinical trials of monoclonal antibodies to prevent COVID-19 now enrolling Phase 3 trials conducted in the NIAID COVID-19 Prevention Network. 2020-08-10 17:45:00 NIH News Release NIH-funded project seeks to identify children at risk for MIS-C Research effort will develop tests to predict severe COVID-19-linked illness. 2020-08-07 13:00:00 NIH News Release