The bacterium’s new image is aided by research findings just published by NIAID scientists and colleagues in Cell Host and Microbe.
“The findings underscore the need for women of child-bearing age and pregnant individuals to be vaccinated and to take other precautions against becoming infected with SARS-CoV-2,” said Diana Bianchi, M.D., director of NIH’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD),
Suicides by drug overdose increased among young people, elderly people, and Black women, despite overall downward trend
Nearly 92,000 people died from drug overdoses overall in the U.S. in 2020, representing the largest increase ever recorded in a calendar year and reflects a nearly five-fold increase in the rate of overdose deaths since 1999.
NIH launches first phase of $9.8 million competition to accelerate development of neuromodulation therapies
The nervous system plays a role in all bodily functions, so neuromodulation therapies have the potential to treat a variety of health conditions, ranging from gastrointestinal disorders to heart failure, through targeted regulation of the nerves that connect with all parts of the body.
Offering buprenorphine medication to people with opioid use disorder in jail may reduce rearrest and reconviction
A study conducted in two rural Massachusetts jails found that people with opioid use disorder who were incarcerated and received a medication approved to treat opioid use disorder, known as buprenorphine, were less likely to face rearrest and reconviction after… Read More ›
Olive oil consumption has been linked to lower cardiovascular disease risk, but its association with premature death was unclear
Global growth to slow through 2023 due to continued COVID-19 flare-ups – New Global Economic Prospects report
Growth in advanced economies is forecast to decelerate from 5 percent in 2021 to 3.8 percent in 2022 as the unwinding of pent-up demand only partly cushions a pronounced withdrawal of fiscal policy support.