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

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

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.
(Posted: 5/21/2015)
Promoting the Health of Women

Promoting the Health of Women

NICHD scientists study several common, sometimes serious conditions to improve the health of women.
(Posted: 5/11/2015)
2014 Annual Report of the Division of Intramural Research

2014 Annual Report of the Division of Intramural Research

NICHD’s Division of Intramural Research releases its 2014 annual report with progress updates from each program and laboratory.
(Posted: 4/29/2015)
Annual Report Highlights Population Health Research Findings

Annual Report Highlights Population Health Research Findings

In its 2014 annual report, NICHD’s Division of Intramural Population Health Research takes stock of research progress and defines future directions.
(Posted: 4/24/2015)
In Search of Answers for Those Struggling With Infertility

In Search of Answers for Those Struggling With Infertility

During National Infertility Awareness Week 2015, Dr. Alan Guttmacher explores the latest research in an article in the Huffington Post.
(Posted: 4/21/2015)
NICHD Funds Research on Child Maltreatment

NICHD Funds Research on Child Maltreatment

​​Valerie Maholmes, Ph.D., the head of the Pediatric Trauma and Critical Illness Branch at the NICHD, has dedicated her career to thinking about how to take care of children in difficult circumstances. Learn more about NICHD-funded research on child maltreatment.​
(Posted: 4/14/2015)
Research Round-up: Endometriosis

Research Round-up: Endometriosis

​​NICHD supports research on this common gynecologic disease to find effective methods for diagnosis and treatment.
(Posted: 3/23/2015)
Q&A with Human Placenta Project Coordinator David Weinberg

Q&A with Human Placenta Project Coordinator David Weinberg

Dr. Weinberg answers questions about a new initiative that aims to revolutionize our understanding of the placenta.
(Posted: 3/9/2015)
Sleepless in America

Sleepless in America

This documentary, developed in collaboration with NIH, highlights the health risks associated with insufficient sleep.
(Posted: 3/2/2015)
Research Round-up: Advances in Adolescent Health

Research Round-up: Advances in Adolescent Health

NICHD studies adolescence with the goal of putting teens on the road to healthy adulthood.
(Posted: 2/20/2015)
Slideshow: Teen Driving Safety

Slideshow: Teen Driving Safety

NICHD examines why teens are at higher risk of crashes and how parents can help improve teens’ safety behind the wheel.
(Posted: 2/12/2015)
Research Network Helps HIV-Infected Youth

Research Network Helps HIV-Infected Youth

The Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions fights the spread of HIV with research on treatment and prevention in adolescents and young adults in the United States.
(Posted: 2/5/2015)
Birth Defects Research Findings from the NICHD

Birth Defects Research Findings from the NICHD

Birth defects affect 1 in 33 babies born in the United States each year. Learn about recent research findings on birth defects and their causes.
(Posted: 1/30/2015)
NIH Scientists Combine Efforts to Advance Birth Defects Research

NIH Scientists Combine Efforts to Advance Birth Defects Research

The Trans-NIH Structural Birth Defects Working Group aims to step up research on birth defects by coordinating efforts at the NIH and beyond.
(Posted: 1/20/2015)
It’s in the DNA: Animal Models Offer Clues to Human Development

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

In the evolutionary sense, we have a lot in common with animals. That’s why researchers can learn much from them about human development and birth defects.
(Posted: 1/9/2015)
NICHD Recognizes Successes in HIV/AIDS Research and Focuses on Continued Challenges and Opportunities

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

The NICHD’s Maternal and Pediatric Infectious Disease Branch is building on its successes in HIV/AIDS research with a greater commitment to research on HIV-associated co-infections and other infectious diseases. We talk with the new Branch chief about the Branch’s successes in HIV/AIDS research and its expanded research mission.
(Posted: 12/23/2014)
NIH Updates Down Syndrome Research Plan

NIH Updates Down Syndrome Research Plan

NIH has made progress in research on Down syndrome since the release of its first research plan 7 years ago. To reflect that progress and lay out future research directions, a newly released, revised plan is now available.
(Posted: 12/8/2014)
NICHD and HSC Foundation Event on Military-Connected Children with Special Needs

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

Military families, researchers, and others came together at a conference to share knowledge about military-connected children with special health care needs.
(Posted: 12/2/2014)
NICHD Funds Research on Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

NICHD Funds Research on Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

TBIs can lead to years of health problems. Read this Q&A with NICHD’s Dr. Mary Ellen Michel to find out how research aims to help people recover from these injuries.
(Posted: 11/17/2014)
20 Years of Protecting Infants During Sleep

20 Years of Protecting Infants During Sleep

​​Dr. Alan Guttmacher writes in the Huffington Post about the NICHD-led Safe to Sleep® campaign and how SIDS has affected his own family.
(Posted: 11/13/2014)
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