The antibiotic meropenem was approved by the U. S. Food and Drug Administration for treating abdominal infections in children less than 3 months of age.
Researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health have discovered how a major pathway that initiates protein synthesis does so by using an enzyme as a go-between to activate the body’s internal clock.
Many patients with pelvic floor disorders won’t tell their health care provider because they are embarrassed or think their provider can’t help. In this Q&A, gynecologist Dr. Susan Meikle says that progress is being made in treating pelvic floor disorders, and she encourages people to talk to their doctors.
When animals are present, children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) have lower readings on a device that detects anxiety and other forms of social arousal when interacting with their peers.
NICHD scientists study several common, sometimes serious conditions to improve the health of women.
NICHD’s Division of Intramural Research releases its 2014 annual report with progress updates from each program and laboratory.