News Releases from NIEHS
- November 15, 2021:
- Researchers Target a Mouse’s Own Cells, Rather Than Using Antibiotics, to Treat Pneumonia
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have discovered a therapy that targets host cells rather than bacterial cells in treating bacterial pneumonia in rodents.
- May 14, 2021:
- Male Hormones Regulate Stomach Inflammation in Mice
Scientists at the National Institutes of Health determined that stomach inflammation is regulated differently in male and female mice after finding that androgens, or male sex hormones, play a critical role in preventing inflammation in the stomach. The finding suggests that physicians could consider treating male patients with stomach inflammation differently than female patients with the same condition.
- May 5, 2021:
- NIH Statement on World Asthma Day 2021
Asthma can reduce quality of life, contributes to considerable emotional and financial stress, and is a major contributing factor to missed time from school and work.
News Releases from NIEHS-funded Researchers
- October 26, 2021:
- NIH Awards Nearly $75m to Catalyze Data Science Research in Africa
New program will establish data science research and training network across the continent.
- October 18, 2021:
- Balbus Elected to National Academy of Medicine
Election to the National Academy of Medicine is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.
- September 6, 2021:
- NIH Study Illuminates Origins of Lung Cancer in Never Smokers
A genomic analysis of lung cancer in people with no history of smoking has found that a majority of these tumors arise from the accumulation of mutations caused by natural processes in the body.