Beneficial bacteria on the skin of lab mice work with the animals’ immune systems to defend against disease-causing microbes and accelerate wound healing, according to new research from NIAID scientists.
Two independent teams of scientists from the University of Utah and the University of Massachusetts Medical School have made a discovery about a gene that's crucial for learning,
In a new mouse study, scientists link changes in the gut caused by a high-salt diet to impaired blood flow in the brain.
An NIH study reveals that manipulating the way brain cells called astrocytes communicate with neighboring cells can cause changes in breathing.
The supplement nicotinamide riboside (NR)—a form of vitamin B3—prevented neurological damage and improved cognitive and physical function in a new mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease.
Research into curious bright spots in the eyes on stroke patients’ brain images could one day alter the way these individuals are assessed and treated.
People with prediabetes or new-onset type 2 diabetes who had gastric banding, a type of bariatric surgery for weight loss, had similar stabilization of their disease to those who took metformin alone, according to a study supported by NIH.
Researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center have shown that autologous fecal microbiota transplantation (auto-FMT) is a safe and effective way to help replenish beneficial gut bacteria in cancer patients who require intense antibiotics during allogenic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.
New findings suggest that diet is a major contributor for the increased risk of hypertension in black compared to white Americans.
A new clinical trial sponsored by NIAID aims to determine whether low blood levels of the protein procalcitonin can reliably indicate whether a person’s lower respiratory tract infection will improve with antibiotic treatment.