NICHDevelopments January 2024

News NIH researchers create an atlas detailing early stages of zebrafish development Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have published an atlas of zebrafish development, detailing the gene expression programs that are activated within nearly every cell...

NICHDevelopments: October 2023

News Digital autism screening tool shows promise A tablet-based screening application for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may improve early detection, suggests a study funded by the National Institutes of Health. Early detection is critical for access to early...

NICHDevelopments: September 2023

NIH establishes Maternal Health Research Centers of Excellence The National Institutes of Health has awarded $24 million in first-year funding to establish Maternal Health Research Centers of Excellence. Part of NIH’s Implementing a Maternal health and PRegnancy...

NICHDevelopments: July 2023

News NIH-funded study finds no effects of COVID-19 vaccine on menstrual cycle regularity or pain Premenopausal females who were vaccinated for COVID-19 were no more likely to report irregular menstrual cycles, heavier bleeds, or menstrual pain than a similar group of...

NICHDEVELOPMENTS – MAY 2023

News “Eat, Sleep, Console” reduces hospital stay and need for medication among opioid-exposed infants The “Eat, Sleep, Console” (ESC) care approach may be more effective than using the Finnegan Neonatal Abstinence Scoring Tool (FNAST) to assess and manage...

NICHDevelopments – March 2023

News Researchers identify compounds that could lead to an on-demand, short-term contraceptive for men In a mouse study, researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health have identified a potential non-hormonal contraceptive that men could take shortly before...