Author Archives : Medline

Pain in the face, mouth, and jaw is a common cause of pain complaints

Shedding light on facial pain

Joining forces to tackle facial pain Pain is your body’s way of telling you that something might be wrong and is the most frequent reason people seek medical care. FacialRead More

Use NIA’s resources to spread the word about the harmful effects of social isolation and loneliness and to share strategies for staying connected.

Stay connected: Tips from the National Institute on Aging for combating social isolation and loneliness

Have you ever felt lonely in a busy supermarket or a crowded party? While we all feel lonely sometimes, social ties are important for everyone. Strong connections are particularly importantRead More

Parents who practice responsive feeding help their children learn positive eating habits from a young age.

Healthy habits that last a lifetime: How to practice responsive feeding

Feeding time can be hard for new parents, especially since babies can’t use words to tell you when they’re hungry and when they’re full. Luckily, they use nonverbal signs andRead More

Teaching parents how to recognize and respond to their baby’s cues can help promote healthy growth.

Preventing childhood obesity: Program for first-time parents promotes healthy growth in firstborn babies and their siblings

An NIH-funded study called Intervention Nurses Start Infants Growing on Healthy Trajectories (INSIGHT), has been shown to support healthy weight in babies and lay the groundwork for positive eating habitsRead More

Long COVID symptoms can include brain fog, shortness of breath, and fatigue.

The long haul: When COVID-19 symptoms don’t go away

*This article is an update to the original article, published on July 6, 2021. It was updated in July 2022 to reflect new information. While most people who get COVID-19Read More

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome is a set of symptoms associated with a rare but extreme immune response to COVID-19.

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children

Most children who get infected with the virus that causes COVID-19 have mild or no symptoms and some may also experience severe illness, especially if they have underlying medical conditions.Read More

By collecting data from thousands of pregnant people, NIH researchers hope to paint a clearer picture of what a healthy pregnancy looks like.

PregSource: Using input from pregnant people to uncover the secrets of pregnancy

What is PregSource?  PregSource®: Crowdsourcing to Understand Pregnancy is a research project that collects data about pregnancy from the early stages through birth directly from pregnant people. Participants are invitedRead More

In this online video, NIH Dr. Krystal M. Lewis explains how stress works in the brain.

Chill out with the NIH

A guided video visualization to help you relax  Even the most seemingly relaxed people deal with stress on a daily basis. Stress includes the feeling of being overwhelmed and yourRead More

Heart attacks

A heart attack occurs when the flow of oxygenated blood suddenly becomes blocked, and a section of the heart can’t get oxygen. If blood flow isn’t restored quickly, that sectionRead More

Physical exercise

When you hear the word “exercise” you might think about lifting weights or hitting the treadmill to try to lose a few pounds. Weight loss can be one benefit ofRead More

Telehealth makes it easier for some people with rare diseases to access medical care.

COVID-19 makes living with a rare disease even harder

Ongoing uncertainty, being alone, and not being able to get treatment. In many ways, the widespread challenges the COVID-19 pandemic created were already too familiar to members of the rareRead More