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2/9/2016

Advising moms not to bed share with infants does not discourage breastfeeding

2/8/2016

Only three genes needed for sperm production, mouse studies suggest

2/5/2016

NIH seeks research applications to study Zika in pregnancy, developing fetus

2/4/2016

Prenatal steroids lower risk of respiratory illness in late preterm infants

2/2/2016

High blood sugar in pregnancy may increase kids’ obesity risk by age 7

2/1/2016

Research Round-up: Rare Disease Research

1/28/2016

Video parent feedback program improves school readiness of children in poverty

1/26/2016

Today’s Research on Medicines for Children Offers Hope for Tomorrow

1/13/2016

Pre-pregnancy potato consumption may be linked to gestational diabetes risk

1/11/2016

Trying to conceive soon after a pregnancy loss may increase chances of live birth

1/6/2016

Making Medicines Safer for Children: NICHD-Supported Research in Pediatric Pharmacology

1/4/2016

Infertility treatments do not appear to contribute to developmental delays in children

12/29/2015

Boosting Mobility and Independence from Infant to Adult

12/16/2015

Poverty may slightly increase childhood risk of neurological impairment, NIH study suggests

12/16/2015

Selected NICHD Research Advances of 2015

12/15/2015

The Promise of the Human Placenta Project

12/10/2015

Kids Expecting Aggression from Others Likely to Be Aggressive Themselves

12/9/2015

Researchers identify mechanism behind treatment for rare brain disorder

12/8/2015

Lithium appears appropriate for children with bipolar disorder

12/3/2015

NIH funds development of robots to improve health, quality of life

12/1/2015

HIV Transmission from Mother to Child: From Epidemic to Near Elimination

11/23/2015

Study Shows that Many U.S. Middle and High Schools Start Too Early

11/18/2015

NIH supports new studies to find Alzheimer’s biomarkers in Down syndrome

11/18/2015

Taming the Stress of Work vs. Family: A Q&A with Dr. Rosalind King

11/17/2015

U.S. hospitals miss followup for suspected child abuse

11/13/2015

NCMRR Research Expands Options for Wounded Veterans and Other Amputees

11/10/2015

US stillbirth rates unchanged after move to discourage elective deliveries before 39 weeks

11/9/2015

Screening programs may miss many cases of life-threatening newborn infection

11/3/2015

Anti-HIV drug for adults is safe, effective in children exposed to nevirapine in the womb

10/30/2015

It’s All About Potential: Down Syndrome Athlete and Advocate Highlights Ability Where Others See Disability

10/29/2015

NIH researchers link single gene variation to obesity

10/28/2015

Two doses of chickenpox vaccine confer long-term protection in children on anti-HIV therapy

10/27/2015

Down Syndrome Research Across the Lifespan: A Q&A with NICHD Experts

10/21/2015

New Online Training for Media-Smart Youth Program Leaders

10/21/2015

Scan after newborn cooling treatment predicts outcome at age 6 or 7, NIH study shows

10/20/2015

Program for parents helps sustain learning gains in kids from Head Start to kindergarten

10/15/2015

Church programs increase HIV testing, treatment in rural Nigeria, NIH study finds

10/15/2015

NIH-funded researchers identify safe level to treat low blood sugar in newborns

10/14/2015

Blood test for chlamydia may predict pregnancy outcomes

10/2/2015

Q&A with NICHD Acting Director Catherine Spong, M.D.

9/30/2015

Drug used to treat HIV linked to lower bone mass in newborns

9/29/2015

NIH study finds racial, ethnic differences in fetal growth

9/28/2015

NIH invests $46 million in technologies to monitor placental health

9/23/2015

Standard treatment better than proposed alternative for unexplained infertility

9/17/2015

Obese Young Women Less Likely to Use Birth Control

9/15/2015

Scan may identify best candidates for fetal spina bifida surgery

9/9/2015

Teaching Fathers to Keep Babies Safe

9/8/2015

Rates of survival increasing for extremely preterm infants, NIH network finds

9/2/2015

Rehabilitation Research at NICHD

9/1/2015

Insects recognize thousands of different tastes, not just basic categories like salty and sweet

8/31/2015

NICHD Launches New Data Sharing Resource to Accelerate Scientific Findings, Improve Health

8/27/2015

Short bouts of activity may offset lack of sustained exercise in kids

8/26/2015

Helping Your Child Improve Reading Skills

8/20/2015

How Does Reading Work?

8/13/2015

Large percentage of youth with HIV may lack immunity to measles, mumps, rubella

8/12/2015

Fetal ECG readings offer no advantage over heart rate monitoring during labor

8/12/2015

Pelvic pain may be common among reproductive-age women, NIH study finds

8/6/2015

Guttmacher retiring as director of NIH’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

7/27/2015

Many new mothers report no physician advice on infant sleep position, breastfeeding

7/27/2015

Pet care may help adolescents better care for their own type 1 diabetes

7/24/2015

NICHD Supports Wide Range of Research on the Placenta

7/21/2015

Exploring Population Dynamics

7/20/2015

“Safe to Sleep” expert offers advice on reducing sudden infant death

7/20/2015

Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes

7/14/2015

Addressing Infants’ Critical Care Needs: A Q&A with Dr. Tonse Raju

7/13/2015

Federal report shows drop in preterm birth rate

7/13/2015

NICHD grantees outline causes and treatments for infertility

7/9/2015

Breath of Life: NICHD Research Provides Hope for Infants with Oxygen Deprivation

7/9/2015

NIH researchers find key regulator of interactions between brain networks

7/6/2015

NICHD hosts two-day career development workshop for trainees

6/29/2015

Umbilical cord ‘milking’ improves blood flow in preterm infants

6/26/2015

Eating the placenta after birth carries no health benefits, new study finds

6/18/2015

Researchers design placenta-on-a-chip to better understand pregnancy

6/12/2015

Studying the Growing Brain: A Q&A on the C-MIND Study

6/8/2015

Neuroscience Research Resources

6/4/2015

Hann Selected as NICHD Associate Director for Extramural Research

5/29/2015

Antibiotic approved for treating infant abdominal infections

5/22/2015

NIH funded scientists identify key intermediary between protein synthesis, circadian rhythms

5/21/2015

Pelvic Floor Disorders: A Q&A with Dr. Susan Meikle

5/20/2015

Animals’ presence may ease social anxiety in kids with autism

5/19/2015

NIH launches new Spanish-language site for child health and human development

5/14/2015

Could cutting the umbilical cord too soon stress newborns?

5/13/2015

NICHD Launches Pinterest Site to Share Health Information with the Public

5/11/2015

NICHD’s Alan Hinnebusch elected into National Academy of Sciences

5/11/2015

Promoting the Health of Women

4/29/2015

2014 Annual Report of the Division of Intramural Research

4/27/2015

Time with Parents is Key for Adolescents, Study Suggests

4/27/2015

Two treatments yield similar results for children after cardiac arrest

4/24/2015

Annual Report Highlights Population Health Research Findings

4/23/2015

Income levels affect the structure of a child’s brain, NIH-funded study shows

4/21/2015

Adults physically abused as children not more likely to physically abuse their children

4/21/2015

In Search of Answers for Those Struggling With Infertility

4/15/2015

Vitamin E deficiency could lead to brain damage, zebrafish study suggests

4/14/2015

NICHD Funds Research on Child Maltreatment

3/30/2015

Promoting maternal interaction improves growth, weight gain in preemies

3/23/2015

For most children with HIV and low immune cell count, cells rebound after treatment

3/23/2015

Research Round-up: Endometriosis

3/17/2015

Early parenting classes improve kids’ later behavior

3/13/2015

Anti-herpes drug may help control HIV, NIH study finds

3/11/2015

Small investment in children’s education yields big results

3/10/2015

Link found between childhood obesity and slower thought processes

3/10/2015

Sensitive parenting may boost kids’ later academic, relationship success

3/9/2015

Physical labor, hypertension and multiple meds may reduce male fertility

3/9/2015

Q&A with Human Placenta Project Coordinator David Weinberg

3/2/2015

Sleepless in America

2/26/2015

NIH announces $41.5 million in funding for the Human Placenta Project

2/23/2015

Bilingualism boosts the brain, NIH study finds

2/20/2015

Research Round-up: Advances in Adolescent Health

2/18/2015

Stillbirth may increase women’s long term risk for depression

2/12/2015

Slideshow: Teen Driving Safety

2/5/2015

Research Network Helps HIV-Infected Youth

1/30/2015

Birth Defects Research Findings from the NICHD

1/29/2015

Item of Interest: NICHD Appoints New Health Behavior Branch Chief

1/27/2015

NIH launches tool to advance Down syndrome research

1/27/2015

Study Reaffirms Safety of Anti-HIV Drugs During Pregnancy

1/21/2015

New Regulatory Resource to Help Plan International Clinical Trials

1/20/2015

NIH Scientists Combine Efforts to Advance Birth Defects Research

1/14/2015

Obese women need higher or continuous dose for oral contraceptive success

1/9/2015

It’s in the DNA: Animal Models Offer Clues to Human Development

1/8/2015

NICHD Hosts Upcoming Lecture on Fetal Individualized Medicine

1/7/2015

NIH teams with industry to develop treatments for Niemann-Pick Type C disease

1/5/2015

Cernich appointed director of NICHD’s National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research

12/23/2014

Longer cooling, lower temperature no improvement for infant oxygen deprivation

12/23/2014

NICHD Recognizes Successes in HIV/AIDS Research and Focuses on Continued Challenges and Opportunities

12/17/2014

Chronic high blood sugar may be detrimental to the developing brain of young children

12/17/2014

Study finds genetic clue to menopause-like condition in young women

12/12/2014

Item of Interest: NIH Director Issues Statement on National Children’s Study

12/8/2014

NIH Updates Down Syndrome Research Plan

12/3/2014

NIH researchers link chromosome region to gigantism

12/2/2014

NICHD and HSC Foundation Event on Military-Connected Children with Special Needs

12/2/2014

NICHD Co-Sponsors White House Disability Summit

12/1/2014

Nearly 55 percent of U.S. infants sleep with potentially unsafe bedding

11/25/2014

High-tech analysis of genetic data may yield new test for endometriosis

11/24/2014

Brain abnormality found in group of SIDS cases

11/21/2014

Mouse study reveals potential clue to extra fingers or toes

11/18/2014

NIH-sponsored study identifies superior drug regimen for preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission

11/17/2014

NICHD Funds Research on Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

11/14/2014

NIH study links ultraviolet filters to pregnancy delays

11/13/2014

20 Years of Protecting Infants During Sleep

11/7/2014

Inflammation in womb affects brain, behavior of baby mice

11/6/2014

Parents’ Response to Baby’s Babbling Can Speed Language Development

11/3/2014

A Look Inside the Brain

10/31/2014

Pregnancy Lifestyle Influences Gestational Diabetes Risk

10/29/2014

Researchers Use Brain Scans to Predict Early Reading Difficulties

10/28/2014

World population to keep growing this century, hit 11 billion by 2100

10/20/2014

October is SIDS Awareness Month

10/15/2014

Study casts doubt on plans to scale up preterm birth treatment in low resource settings

10/13/2014

NICHD Blogs about Safe Infant Sleep on Parents.com

10/8/2014

NIH Grantee Honored With 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

10/6/2014

Integrated approach helps obese women limit weight gain during pregnancy

10/6/2014

NICHD Launches Media-Smart Youth® Teen Leaders Program

10/3/2014

Success rate for vaginal delivery high even after prolonged labor

9/29/2014

Exploring Factors That Influence Child Development

9/23/2014

NICHD Training Programs

9/22/2014

NIH awards $35 Million for Centers for Collaborative Research in Fragile X

9/15/2014

Encouraging Healthy Child Development with Birth to 5: Watch Me Thrive!

9/8/2014

Back to School: NICHD Podcasts Feature Research on Education and Health

9/4/2014

August Wrap-Up: Promoting Safe and Healthy Pregnancies

9/3/2014

Catherine Spong appointed NICHD Deputy Director

8/29/2014

Spoon Measurements Contribute to Many Child Drug-Dosing Errors

8/28/2014

Scientists plug into a learning brain

8/25/2014

An Aspirin a Day for Preeclampsia Prevention

8/21/2014

Healthy Pre-Pregnancy Diet and Exercise May Reduce Risk of Gestational Diabetes

8/20/2014

Test reliably detects inherited immune deficiency in newborns

8/18/2014

Poor Early Language Skills May Be Linked to Kids’ Behavior Problems

8/15/2014

Maternal malnutrition during pregnancy could provide clue to offspring heart disease

8/11/2014

Healthy Pregnancies, Healthy Newborns: Research to Improve Outcomes

8/5/2014

NICHD Podcasts Feature Research on Maternal Smoking

8/5/2014

NIH Institutes Commit $2 Million to Small Businesses to Promote Placental Research

8/5/2014

Year-round preventive treatment reduces malaria risk in young children

8/4/2014

NIH scientists visualize structures of brain receptors using subcellular imaging

8/4/2014

Study Could Lead to New Therapies for Epilepsy, Depression

8/1/2014

First CRC Patient’s Genetic Disease Unraveled

7/30/2014

Training Can Improve Learning for Adolescents with Traumatic Brain Injury

7/28/2014

NICHD Helps Build Research Capacity in Africa

7/21/2014

Common gene variants account for most genetic risk for autism

7/16/2014

Science in 3D

7/11/2014

"Mississippi Baby" Now Has Detectable HIV, Researchers Find

7/11/2014

Young adults more likely to attend college

7/10/2014

Together, NICHD & International Sorority Fight Childhood Asthma

7/9/2014

New treatment increases pregnancy rate for women with infertility disorder

7/8/2014

"Cool" Kids More Likely to Have Problems as Young Adults

6/30/2014

June Wrap-Up: Promoting Men’s Health

6/26/2014

NICHD announces the implementation of a "select pay" funding policy

6/26/2014

Research Continues on Genetics of Prostate Cancer

6/23/2014

New Research on Male Contraceptive Methods

6/16/2014

3 Key Ways Dads Can Help Baby Sleep Safe

6/11/2014

Men’s Health is the Focus in June

6/10/2014

Bullying Decreases among Middle School and High School Students

6/9/2014

Hormone treatment restores bone density for young women with menopause-like condition

6/9/2014

Podcast: Head Start offers boost for kids with least academic stimulation

6/6/2014

May Wrap-Up: Promoting Women’s Health

6/4/2014

Dr. Lisa Halvorson New Chief of Gynecologic Health and Disease Branch

5/30/2014

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

5/30/2014

NIH Scientist wins presidential award for stem cell research

5/20/2014

Exercise may cut risk of type 2 diabetes after prior gestational diabetes

5/20/2014

NIH study links high cholesterol levels to lower fertility

5/19/2014

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

5/13/2014

NICHD Podcast Round-up

5/12/2014

Early childhood education programs linked to improved adult health

5/8/2014

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

5/6/2014

April Wrap-Up: Raising Infertility Awareness

4/29/2014

Learning about Infertility Research at the NIH

4/28/2014

Oxytocin promotes social behavior in infant rhesus monkeys

4/21/2014

Infertility Awareness: Share the Facts

4/21/2014

Podcast: Mothers pass smoking on to daughters

4/16/2014

Breaking the Cycle: Research Aims to Prevent Child Abuse

4/15/2014

Dr. Yvonne T. Maddox to serve as Acting Director of NIMHD

4/15/2014

Gene linked to excess male hormones in female infertility disorder

4/14/2014

Podcast: Lactation consultants increase breastfeeding rate

4/10/2014

Podcast: Low birthweight could complicate drug response later in life

4/10/2014

Seeking New Treatments for Endometriosis

4/9/2014

Join NICHD on April 23 for a Twitter chat on Infertility

4/2/2014

Aspirin does not prevent pregnancy loss, NIH study finds

3/31/2014

NICHD video highlights locusts’ contribution to understanding the nervous system

3/31/2014

Podcast: Childhood obesity often starts before the age of 5

3/18/2014

Dr. Robert E. Cooke, Driving Force Behind NICHD’s Founding, Dies at 93

3/18/2014

Podcast: Teens who rode with an intoxicated driver more likely to drive impaired themselves

3/18/2014

The Family Life Project Releases Synthesis of Early Findings

3/13/2014

NIH opens research hospital to outside scientists

3/11/2014

Two surgeries for pelvic prolapse found similarly effective, safe

3/10/2014

Podcast: Good home environment protects youth against stress

3/6/2014

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