March 2010 NIH Audio Reports Archive
March 26, 2010
Older adults who have survived cancer can find out what to expect once treatment ends in Life after Cancer, the newest topic on NIHSenior Health. This is the latest topic to be added to this Web site, which is designed to provide health and wellness information to older people.
March 26, 2010
The National Institutes of Health recently commemorated National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day to draw attention to the AIDS health crisis in the United States. To address this issue, the NIH has developed prevention and treatment tools to combat the HIV/AIDS epidemic among African-Americans, women, and teenage girls.
March 24, 2010
Data from the NCI's Health Information Trends Survey (HINTS) shows that despite a decade's worth of exposure to health information on the Internet, the public's trust in physicians as their preferred source of health information has remained high and, if anything, increased from 2002 to 2008. Conversely, trust in health information from the Internet or from other sources decreased during the same period.
March 19, 2010
The brains of infants who die of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) produce low levels of serotonin, a brain chemical that conveys messages between cells and plays a vital role in regulating breathing, heart rate, and sleep, reported researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health.
March 12, 2010
March 9, 2010
Autism Spectrum Disorder is a complex developmental brain disorder that affects an individual's ability to communicate and interact with others socially. In a recent study, conducted at the National Institute of Mental Health, scientists have identified a circuit in the brain which plays a key role in social processing and which is disrupted in autistic individuals.
March 4, 2010
To address the growing need for genetic and genomic knowledge among health care professionals, the NHGRI launched an online tool to help educate the next generation of nurses and physician assistants about this new frontier.
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