March NIH News in Health Now Online
The March issue of NIH News in Health, the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research, is now online at http://newsinhealth.nih.gov/. In this issue:
Making and Maintaining Muscle
How Much Protein Do You Need?
The idea of eating more protein has gained popularity in the past few years. Some people may think the way to build body muscle is to eat high-protein diets and use protein powders, supplements and shakes.
Living with Crohn’s Disease
More Options for Treatment
Even when chickenpox is gone, the virus that causes it stays with you for life, hidden and inactive in your nerve cells. As you get older, the virus may make a second, unwelcome appearance and cause a painful disease called shingles.
- Supplement Use and Cancer
- Why Be Shy About Incontinence?
- Featured Web Site: NIHSeniorHealth.gov—Exercise Stories
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