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Be careful when drinking hot liquids or getting cozy around a fire.
March 05, 2024

When getting warm goes wrong: How to prevent and treat burns

There’s nothing quite like a hot cup of cocoa or a slow-cooked meal to soothe the soul on a chilly...

The sticker changes color when it measures chloride levels in sweat. Excessive chloride can indicate cystic fibrosis.
September 08, 2021

Small patch can diagnose cystic fibrosis earlier

Early diagnosis for cystic fibrosis (CF) can make a big difference in improving the quality of life for people with...

Cystic Fibrosis

December 24, 2020

How we remember may come down to unique firing patterns in our brains

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center, the nation's largest research hospital, have discovered more clues...

February 13, 2019

8 NIH research highlights

What did we learn in 2018 that could help your health this year or in the future? NIH-supported researchers worked on a...

NIH Research

April 25, 2018

10 NIH research highlights

At any given time, NIH is funding thousands of research studies and clinical trials across the U.S. Some studies...

NIH Research
April 24, 2018

CancerSEEK: Blood test could detect cancer earlier

An early and correct cancer diagnosis gives patients the best chances for successful treatment. One step toward an earlier diagnosis...


NIH-supported researcher Blake Wiedenheft in his lab.
July 14, 2017

The Montana wild virus hunt

Blake Wiedenheft is a researcher at Montana State University who launched his virology lab (which studies viruses) with help from...

NIH Highlights
April 24, 2017

Breaking new ground: NIH research highlights

With NIH support, scientists across the U.S. and the world conduct research to improve the health of our nation....

NIH Highlights