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The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) Eating Plan can help lower high blood pressure.
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When and how should your baby's hearing be screened?
A sampling of notable NIH-supported research accomplishments in 2021.
Understand hyperthyroidism — when the thyroid gland makes more thyroid hormones than your body needs.
Learn about symptoms, prevention, and treatment
Why influenza research is a priority.
Helping people with opioid use disorder.
Research shows vaccination does not reduce chances of conception.
Oral immunotherapy induces remission in some young children.
NIH is the nation’s medical research agency, supporting scientific studies that turn discovery into health.
Lawrence A. Tabak, D.D.S., Ph.D., is the Acting NIH Director and provides leadership for the 27 institutes and centers that make up the NIH.
NIH is the largest source of funding for medical research in the world, creating hundreds of thousands of high-quality jobs.
Scientists conduct research on NIH campuses across the U.S., as part of our Intramural Research Program.
NIH provides training opportunities internally, as well as at universities and other institutions across the U.S.
The central recruitment point of access to all NIH jobs and training opportunities
A public-private partnership to develop a coordinated research strategy to speed the most promising COVID-19 vaccines and treatments.
An initiative to speed innovation in the development, commercialization, and implementation of technologies for COVID-19 testing.
A new research initiative to understand, prevent, and treat the long-term effects of COVID-19.
Guidelines from NIH for the diagnosis, treatment, and control of COVID-19.
Learn how NIH is supporting research in COVID-19 testing, treatments, and vaccines.
Guidance to NIH staff, including employees, contractors, trainees, and volunteers, related to COVID-19.
A new science agency proposed by President Joseph Biden as part of NIH to drive biomedical breakthroughs and provide transformative solutions for all patients.
NIH does not tolerate pervasive or severe harassment of any kind, including sexual harassment.
Learn more about NIH’s efforts to end structural racism in biomedical research through the UNITE initiative.
A research effort to revolutionize how we improve health and treat disease.
Trans-agency effort to speed scientific solutions to stem the national opioid crisis.
Learn about participating in clinical trials and where to find them.
A bold venture to help identify new treatments and cures for diseases.
NIH-supported research has had a major positive impact on nearly all of our lives.
Important initiatives aimed at improving medical research.