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Learn how keeping baby warm—but not too warm—during sleep helps reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome.
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The DASH Eating Plan is scientifically proven to lower high blood pressure.
Understand the crucial role thyroid hormones play in pregnancy.
Learn about symptoms, prevention, and treatment
Learn about our mission, our people, the patients who partner with us, and what drives us to improve health and fight disease.
Research underway to address latest viral threat.
Information on this brain disorder.
The health effects of e-cigarettes.
About the flu and how to prevent It.
NIH is the nation’s medical research agency, supporting scientific studies that turn discovery into health.
Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., 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
NIH does not tolerate pervasive or severe harassment of any kind, including sexual harassment.
Cancer prevention and detection, while making more therapies available to more patients.
Learn about an audacious initiative aimed at revolutionizing our understanding of the human brain.
Learn about participating in clinical trials and where to find them.
A research effort to revolutionize how we improve health and treat disease.
Diabetes, obesity, cancer, asthma, and many other consumer health topics.
Trans-agency effort to speed scientific solutions to stem the national opioid crisis.
Trans-agency initiative to investigate conditions affecting people with Down syndrome.
NIH-supported research has had a major positive impact on nearly all of our lives.
Learn about NIH’s workforce diversity programs and activities.
A bold venture to help identify new treatments and cures for diseases.
Important initiatives aimed at improving medical research.