Author Archives : Medline

Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, former Director of NIAID.

Meet Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., former Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., former Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), served the American public for over five decades. A doctor, scientist, and infectious diseaseRead More

60 years of innovation: NICHD research through the years

Since 1962, the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) has helped save lives and improve the well-being of people most often excluded from research.Read More

Calling out colorectal cancer

Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths among men and women in the United States, with 151,030 new cases estimated to occur this year. “Colorectal cancer” can referRead More

The brain and memory: Understanding how the brain thinks

Time flows continuously, so why do we remember events in chunks of time? Where does our brain determine when different memories start and stop? These were some of the questionsRead More

Live long, be well: Science-based tips for healthy aging

It’s a time to celebrate getting older, but caring for your body, mind, mental health, and relationships has health benefits no matter your age. These science-based tips can help youRead More

Stay connected to combat loneliness and social isolation.

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

Casey Ho demonstrating a yoga position.

Cassey Ho is staying fit while loving herself

Working toward a goal Fitness trainer and entrepreneur Cassey Ho has won a large audience through her online fitness videos and social media presence. She sees fitness and nutrition asRead More

Mark Elliott headshot.

Navigating long COVID

Mark Elliott, Ph.D., is a 66-year-old associate professor in the department of biochemistry and molecular medicine at George Washington University who has been struggling with long COVID for the pastRead More

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

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

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