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NIH Study Finds Drug Therapy Could Restore Hearing

Posted by on July 5th, 2018 0 comments

Testing on mice has shown that partial hearing can be restored using drug therapy.  Researchers at the National Institutes of Health and the University of Iowa have been studying a molecular mechanism that underlies a form of deafness named DFNA27.  Their findings suggest that a new treatment option might be available for people who are… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Clinical Trials, Disabilities, General (all entries), NIH, Research

Jul

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UAMS Device Studies Fetal Health After Opioid Exposure

Posted by on July 3rd, 2018 0 comments

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has developed a biomagnetic technique that can assess the health of a fetus in the third-trimester.  Specifically, it looks at the brain and heart heath of fetuses who have been exposes to opioids. A recent pilot study compared a group of women who had been exposed to… Read More »

Posted in: Arkansas, Blog, General (all entries), NIH, Research

Jun

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NIH Launches Mobile App HerbList

Posted by on June 21st, 2018 0 comments

The National Institute of Health and the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health have released a great health resource that is available instantly at your fingertips! The mobile app HerbList is available for free on the Apple store and on Google Play. HerbList was designed to give consumers access to information about popular herbs… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Electronic Resources, General (all entries), NIH, Resources

Jun

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Is a Missing Protein the Cause of Eosinophilic Esophagitis?

Posted by on June 14th, 2018 0 comments

A National Institute of Health funded study finds that the absence of SPINK7 in cells lining the esophagus may be impacting those who have eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE). The lack of this protein may cause inflammation and tissue damage. EoE is a chronic disease of the esophagus where white blood cells build up causing tissue damage… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, General (all entries), NIH, Research

Jun

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Vitamin D and Pregnancy

Posted by on June 12th, 2018 0 comments

A NIH study shows a correlation between Vitamin D and miscarriage. “Our findings suggest that vitamin D may play a protective role in pregnancy,” said the study’s principal investigator Sunni L. Mumford, Ph.D. Vitamins aid in helping with normal growth and development in the body. Vitamin D is used to absorb calcium, one of the… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, General (all entries), NIH, Research

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