Surgery for stress urinary incontinence (leaking that occurs with a cough or sneeze) improves symptoms of another form of incontinence, called urgency urinary incontinence, in women who have both types, according to a study supported by the National Institutes of Health.
NIH study suggests higher air pollution exposure during second pregnancy may increase preterm birth risk
Pregnant women who are exposed to higher air pollution levels during their second pregnancy, compared to their first one, may be at greater risk of preterm birth, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health.
The normal human gut microbiome is a flourishing community of microorganisms, some of which can affect the human immune system. In a new paper published this week in Cell, researchers found that oral antibiotics, which can kill gut microorganisms, can alter the human immune response to seasonal influenza vaccination.
Weak systems and funding gaps jeopardize drinking-water and sanitation in the world’s poorest countries
The World Health Organization (WHO) and UN-Water has sounded the alarm for an urgent increase in investment in strong drinking-water and sanitation systems.
An innovative graphene-based film helps shield people from disease-carrying mosquitos, according to a new study funded by the National
The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for a reduction in plastic pollution to benefit the environment and reduce human exposure.
Researchers believe that stuttering — a potentially lifelong and debilitating speech disorder — stems from problems with the circuits in the brain that control speech, but precisely how and where these problems occur is unknown.