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: High lead levels during pregnancy linked to child obesity, NIH-funded study suggests
Science Update: High genetic risk score for cholesterol might predict fetal weight, NIH study suggests
Media Advisory: Being teased about weight linked to more weight gain among children, NIH study suggests
Media Advisory: Gout treatment may help prevent obesity-related type 2 diabetes, suggests small NIH study
Science Update: NICHD-supported study explores inherited and environmental influences on gene activity
Pregnancy diet high in refined grains could increase child obesity risk by age 7, NIH study suggests
Couples in which both partners are obese may take from 55 to 59 percent longer to achieve pregnancy, compared to their non-obese counterparts, according to a study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health.