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Science in 3D

Science in 3D

The NIH 3D Print Exchange is a new public resource that promotes health and science applications of 3D printing.
(Posted: 7/16/2014)
Together, NICHD & International Sorority Fight Childhood Asthma

Together, NICHD & International Sorority Fight Childhood Asthma

Asthma is a serious condition affecting millions of Americans, including many children. The NICHD partnered with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. to teach children and caregivers about effective asthma management.
(Posted: 7/10/2014)
June Wrap-Up: Promoting Men’s Health

June Wrap-Up: Promoting Men’s Health

In observance of Men’s Health month, the NICHD highlighted important men’s health information and resources throughout the month of June.
(Posted: 6/30/2014)
Research Continues on Genetics of Prostate Cancer

Research Continues on Genetics of Prostate Cancer

Dr. Constantine Stratakis’s work has focused on developmental endocrinology and genetics, and it has led him to find a gene variation that appears to increase the risk for prostate cancer.
(Posted: 6/26/2014)
New Research on Male Contraceptive Methods

New Research on Male Contraceptive Methods

Most forms of contraception target the female reproductive system to prevent pregnancy. However, NICHD research may lead to new contraceptive methods that control fertility in men.
(Posted: 6/23/2014)
3 Key Ways Dads Can Help Baby Sleep Safe

3 Key Ways Dads Can Help Baby Sleep Safe

This infographic has important tips to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and other sleep-related causes of infant death.
(Posted: 6/16/2014)
Men’s Health is the Focus in June

Men’s Health is the Focus in June

This Men’s Health Month, the NICHD joins with other government agencies and nonprofit organizations to raise awareness of men’s health issues and to highlight men’s health resources.
(Posted: 6/11/2014)
May Wrap-Up: Promoting Women’s Health

May Wrap-Up: Promoting Women’s Health

In observance of National Women’s Health Week, the NICHD highlighted important information about women’s health throughout the month of May.
(Posted: 6/6/2014)
How Can You Improve a Woman’s Health? Study the Health of Populations.

How Can You Improve a Woman’s Health? Study the Health of Populations.

From infertility to problems in pregnancy, the NICHD’s Epidemiology Branch tackles health issues from a population perspective.
(Posted: 5/30/2014)
NICHD-Supported Research Sheds Light on a Family of Genes Involved in Dyslexia, Respiratory Health, and Organ Position

NICHD-Supported Research Sheds Light on a Family of Genes Involved in Dyslexia, Respiratory Health, and Organ Position

NICHD-supported scientists observe connections among seemingly unrelated conditions.
(Posted: 5/19/2014)
NICHD Podcast Round-up

NICHD Podcast Round-up

Listen to these latest podcasts to learn more about NICHD-supported research, what the findings may mean for patients and members of the public, as well as what direction future studies might take.
(Posted: 5/13/2014)
Podcast on Women’s Health: Where We’ve Been, Where We’re Going

Podcast on Women’s Health: Where We’ve Been, Where We’re Going

Drs. Alan Guttmacher and Janine Clayton discuss past advances in women’s health research and possible future directions.
(Posted: 5/8/2014)
April Wrap-Up: Raising Infertility Awareness

April Wrap-Up: Raising Infertility Awareness

The NICHD spent the last month highlighting activities and information related to infertility.
(Posted: 5/6/2014)
Learning about Infertility Research at the NIH

Learning about Infertility Research at the NIH

Three reproductive health scientists at the NICHD share their perspectives on future directions in infertility research.
(Posted: 4/29/2014)
Infertility Awareness: Share the Facts

Infertility Awareness: Share the Facts

Infertility affects millions of Americans—both men and women. Learn the facts this National Infertility Awareness Week and share answers to common questions with this infographic from the NICHD.
(Posted: 4/21/2014)
Breaking the Cycle: Research Aims to Prevent Child Abuse

Breaking the Cycle: Research Aims to Prevent Child Abuse

The NICHD joins other agencies and organizations to recognize National Child Abuse Prevention Month and the importance of preventing child abuse and counteracting its negative impacts.
(Posted: 4/16/2014)
Seeking New Treatments for Endometriosis

Seeking New Treatments for Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a disease in which tissue that normally lines the inside of the uterus—the endometrium—grows outside the uterus. Endometriosis affects millions of American women, yet many women can’t get a timely diagnosis or find effective treatments.
(Posted: 4/10/2014)
The Family Life Project Releases Synthesis of Early Findings

The Family Life Project Releases Synthesis of Early Findings

A new publication provides the first 3 years of results from the NICHD’s Family Life Project. The project’s purpose is to shed light on childhood development in rural areas, with a focus on understanding how poverty and the family affect children’s development in such settings.
(Posted: 3/18/2014)
March is Trisomy Awareness Month: Time to Get "DS Connected"

March is Trisomy Awareness Month: Time to Get "DS Connected"

The NICHD highlights DS Connect™: The Down Syndrome Registry, which allows people with Down syndrome and their family members to share health information and to advance research.
(Posted: 3/6/2014)
NIH Observes Rare Disease Day on February 28

NIH Observes Rare Disease Day on February 28

Part of the NIH mission is to research and treat rare diseases—to make them even rarer. Learn more about NIH’s Rare Disease Day and the NICHD’s rare disease activities.
(Posted: 2/26/2014)
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