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<a href="/news-events/nih-research-matters/immune-response-vaccination-after-covid-19">Immune response to vaccination after COVID-19</a>

NIH Recherche Médicale - mar, 13/04/2021 - 00:00
After a single dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, people with a prior COVID-19 infection had antibody levels similar to those of people without prior infection after two vaccine doses.

<a href="/news-events/nih-research-matters/sweat-sticker-diagnosing-cystic-fibrosis">“Sweat sticker” for diagnosing cystic fibrosis</a>

NIH Recherche Médicale - mar, 13/04/2021 - 00:00
Researchers created a “sweat sticker” for measuring chloride concentrations in sweat, a sign of cystic fibrosis.

<a href="/news-events/nih-research-matters/how-stress-causes-hair-loss">How stress causes hair loss </a>

NIH Recherche Médicale - mar, 13/04/2021 - 00:00
Researchers found that a stress hormone impairs stem cells necessary for hair growth in mice. The findings suggest potential ways to treat hair loss caused by chronic stress.

<a href="/news-events/nih-research-matters/drug-prescriptions-older-adults-dementia">Drug prescriptions in older adults with dementia</a>

NIH Recherche Médicale - mar, 06/04/2021 - 00:00
An analysis found that almost 14% of older adults with dementia had long-term prescriptions for three or more medications that affect the nervous system.

<a href="/news-events/nih-research-matters/sars-cov-2-may-infect-mouth-cells">SARS-CoV-2 may infect mouth cells</a>

NIH Recherche Médicale - mar, 06/04/2021 - 00:00
Researchers found that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can infect cells in the mouth, yielding insights into the mouth’s role in infection

<a href="/news-events/nih-research-matters/nanoparticle-based-flu-vaccine">Nanoparticle-based flu vaccine</a>

NIH Recherche Médicale - mar, 06/04/2021 - 00:00
A nanoparticle-based vaccine protected against a broad range of flu virus strains in animals. The vaccine may prevent flu more effectively than current vaccines.

<a href="/news-events/nih-research-matters/fungi-may-impair-wound-healing-crohns-disease">Fungi may impair wound healing in Crohn’s disease </a>

NIH Recherche Médicale - mar, 30/03/2021 - 00:00
A fungus called Debaryomyces hansenii impaired gut wound healing in mice, and was also found in damaged gut tissue in people with Crohn’s disease.

<a href="/news-events/nih-research-matters/gene-therapy-chronic-pain-relief">Gene therapy for chronic pain relief</a>

NIH Recherche Médicale - mar, 30/03/2021 - 00:00
Turning off a particular gene prevented or alleviated chronic pain in mice. The results could lead to an alternative to opioids for treating chronic pain.

<a href="/news-events/nih-research-matters/drug-delays-type-1-diabetes-onset">Drug delays type 1 diabetes onset</a>

NIH Recherche Médicale - mar, 16/03/2021 - 00:00
In a clinical trial, the drug teplizumab delayed type 1 diabetes onset and improved insulin production in high-risk individuals.

<a href="/news-events/nih-research-matters/study-reveals-how-apoe4-gene-may-increase-risk-dementia">Study reveals how APOE4 gene may increase risk for dementia</a>

NIH Recherche Médicale - mar, 16/03/2021 - 00:00
Researchers found that the APOE4 gene may increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias by altering brain cells’ lipid metabolism.

<a href="/news-events/nih-research-matters/mitochondrial-dna-involved-sickle-cell-disease">Mitochondrial DNA involved in sickle cell disease </a>

NIH Recherche Médicale - mar, 16/03/2021 - 00:00
People with sickle cell disease have high levels of mitochondrial DNA in their blood, which may help trigger damaging inflammation.

<a href="/news-events/nih-research-matters/most-covid-19-hospitalizations-due-four-conditions">Most COVID-19 hospitalizations due to four conditions</a>

NIH Recherche Médicale - mar, 09/03/2021 - 00:00
A study estimated that nearly two-thirds of COVID-19 hospitalizations in the U.S. could be attributed to obesity, diabetes, hypertension, and heart failure.

<a href="/news-events/nih-research-matters/fruit-vegetable-consumption-reduce-risk-death">Fruit and vegetable consumption reduce risk of death</a>

NIH Recherche Médicale - mar, 09/03/2021 - 00:00
Eating more fruits and vegetables, at least five servings per day, was associated with reduced mortality.

<a href="/news-events/nih-research-matters/cells-maintain-repair-liver-identified">Cells that maintain and repair the liver identified</a>

NIH Recherche Médicale - mar, 09/03/2021 - 00:00
Researchers uncovered the roles that different cells in the liver play in organ maintenance and regeneration after injury.

<a href="/news-events/nih-research-matters/sars-cov-2-antibodies-protect-reinfection">SARS-CoV-2 antibodies protect from reinfection</a>

NIH Recherche Médicale - mar, 02/03/2021 - 00:00
People with SARS-CoV-2 antibodies, a sign of prior infection, were much less likely to test positive for COVID-19 in the following months.

<a href="/news-events/nih-research-matters/poor-air-quality-across-northeastern-public-transit-systems">Poor air quality across Northeastern public transit systems</a>

NIH Recherche Médicale - mar, 02/03/2021 - 00:00
Researchers found that fine particulate matter levels in the air of subway systems across the Northeastern U.S exceed air safety standards.

<a href="/news-events/nih-research-matters/antibody-treatment-mers-coronavirus-safe-people">Antibody treatment for MERS coronavirus safe in people</a>

NIH Recherche Médicale - mar, 02/03/2021 - 00:00
A combination of two monoclonal antibodies prevented and effectively treated Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in mice.

<a href="/news-events/nih-research-matters/humidity-masks-may-lessen-severity-covid-19">Humidity from masks may lessen severity of COVID-19</a>

NIH Recherche Médicale - mar, 23/02/2021 - 00:00
Face masks increase the humidity of the air that the mask-wearer breathes in, which could help combat SARS-CoV-2 infection.

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