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: NIH researchers identify gene in mice that controls food cravings, desire to exercise
Media Advisory: Mouse study suggests parental response to infant distress is innate but adapts to change
Media Advisory: Miglustat improves swallowing in children and adolescents with Niemann-Pick type C1 disease
Media Advisory: NIH researchers discover new set of channels connecting malaria parasite and blood cells
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.