November 2009 NIH Audio Reports Archive
November 25, 2009
The health of your heart has a lot to do with the foods you eat. To help busy people and families shop for, prepare, and serve healthy meals, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute created and published Keep the Beat Recipes: Deliciously Healthy Dinners.
November 25, 2009
Policy makers on the Navajo Nation, the countryís largest American Indian tribe, want to enforce tobacco free legislation to curb the rapid rise of smoking that has occurred in the Nation during the past two decades.
November 24, 2009
Researchers have found that two genes containing mutations known to cause rare familial forms of Parkinsonís disease are also associated with the more common form of the disease where there is no family history.
November 20, 2009
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have identified a genetic mutation that accounts for a perplexing condition found in people with an inherited immunodeficiency. Immunodeficiency disorders occur when the body's immune response is reduced or absent.
November 10, 2009
Nearly 24 million Americans age 20 or older, which is nearly eight percent of the U.S. population, have diabetes. Of these, nearly 6 million Americans do not know they have the diseases. Combined with the 57 million Americans age 20 and older who have a condition called pre-diabetes, the condition is a serious health concern.
November 5, 2009
Initial Results Show Pregnant Women Mount Strong Immune Response to One Dose of 2009 H1N1 Flu Vaccine
Two strains of flu, seasonal flu and the H1N1 flu, are currently circulating in the United States. Most healthy people recover from the flu without problems, but certain people are at high risk for serious complications. One high risk group is pregnant women and initial results from an ongoing clinical trial show a good response to one dose of the 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine.
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