Director's Corner

Push to IMPROVE Health Outcomes for Pregnant Women

African American pregnant mother and her daughter.Posted on 09/29/2020

NIH has launched a new initiative that will combat the growing problem of maternal mortality and morbidity in the United States.

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Why Testing is the Key to Getting Back to Normal

Medical professionals wearing masks.Posted on 09/04/2020

We can all help control the COVID-19 pandemic by taking personal precautions, wearing masks and keeping a safe distance. Another way is to test as many people as possible. NIH is rising to the challenge.

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NIH One Step Closer to Speeding Delivery of COVID-19 Testing Technologies to Those Who Need it Most Through RADx-UP

Nurse in protective gear in hospital hallway.Posted on 06/24/2020

As the nation begins to return to work and businesses re-open, reliable COVID-19 testing is needed. NIH is rising to the challenge.

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Responding to COVID-19

Nurse in protective gear in hospital hallway.Posted on 06/03/2020

Crisis often brings out the best in us. Recognizing one of NICHD’s essential workers on the front lines of the response to COVID-19 in New Mexico’s Navajo Nation.

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Endometriosis Research to Develop Non-Invasive Treatment and Diagnosis

A health care provider shows a patient a graphic illustrating the pathway of endometriosis.Posted on 04/24/2020

Research on the causes of and effective treatments for endometriosis is a high priority for NICHD. Our grantees share their findings and ongoing research.

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