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Daily supplements not associated with reduced risk of death for healthy adults.

Age-related macular degeneration affects the macula, the part of the retina that provides central vision.

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

AREDS2 formula slows progression of late-stage “dry” AMD.

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Addiction Treatment Barriers

Doctors report top reasons why they may be reluctant to intervene.

Three panels showing plots of the brain. Panel A shows mean cortical thickness, Panel B shows mean surface area, and Panel C shows mean subcortical volume.

Cancer Immunotherapy

Approach shows potential for some metastatic solid tumors.

NIH at a Glance

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Explore the Bethesda campus and how NIH turns discovery into health.

The NIH Director

Monica M. Bertagnolli, M.D., is the NIH Director and provides leadership for the 27 Institutes and Centers that make up NIH.

Funding for Research

NIH is the largest source of funding for medical research in the world, creating hundreds of thousands of high-quality jobs.

Labs at NIH

Scientists conduct research on NIH campuses across the U.S., as part of our Intramural Research Program.

Impact of NIH Research

NIH-supported research has had a major positive impact on nearly all of our lives.

Jobs at NIH

The central recruitment point of access to all NIH jobs and training opportunities