NICHD issues News Releases and Media Advisories to the news media. Spotlight and Research Feature articles explain NICHD research findings and public health issues to the general public. An Item of Interest is a short announcement of relevant information, such as a notable staff change.
Media Advisory: Breastfeeding may reduce type 2 diabetes risk among women with gestational diabetes, NIH study suggests
Release: Genetic profile may predict chance of type 2 diabetes among women with gestational diabetes
Item of Interest: NICHD Partners with Safe Kids Worldwide to Enhance Community-Level Safe Infant Sleep Practices
Release: Benefits of fetal surgery to repair spina bifida persist through school age, NIH study finds
Release: Persistent organic pollutants in maternal blood linked to smaller fetal size, NIH study suggests
Media Advisory: Many pregnant women with HIV prescribed treatment that does not meet federal guidelines
Science Update: Drug restores normal function of cells from person with MEHMO syndrome, NIH study finds
A drug called ISRIB (integrated stress response inhibitor) restored the normal function of cells from a person with the rare disorder MEHMO syndrome, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health and other institutions. Their study appears in Molecular Cell.