One of the most common misconceptions is that 1 human year equals 7 dog years in terms of aging. However, this equivalency is misleading and has been consistently dismissed by veterinarians.
Research shows that adolescents who live in areas that have high levels of artificial light at night tend to get less sleep and are more likely to have a mood disorder relative to teens who live in areas with low levels of night-time light.
Scientists used advanced microscopy and chemical detection to uncover the structural makeup of tooth enamel at unprecedented atomic resolution, revealing lattice patterns and unexpected irregularities.
A PrEP regimen containing an investigational long-acting form of cabotegravir injected was more effective than daily oral Truvada at preventing HIV acquisition in a clinical trial sponsored by NIH.
According to a new study in Nature, specific gut bacteria in the worm may modify the animal’s behavior, directing its eating decisions. The research was funded in part by NIH.
Combining more healthy lifestyle behaviors was associated with substantially lower risk for Alzheimer’s disease in a study that included data from nearly 3,000 research participants.
A clinical trial to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine for the treatment of adults hospitalized with coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) has been stopped by NIH.
Researchers at NHGRI have discovered clues to the possible cause of recurring, non-contagious fevers and sores that affect only children. Several genes have been implicated with the syndrome, known as PFAPA syndrome.
According to a new study, people with small airways relative to the size of their lungs may have a lower breathing capacity and, consequently, an increased risk for COPD—even if they don’t smoke or have any other risk factors.
African Americans who smoke are nearly 2.5 times more likely to have a stroke than those who never smoked, while former smokers show a similarly lower risk as never smokers, according to a new study funded by NIH.