June 2014 Issue of NIH News in Health is Now Available!
Check out the June issue of NIH News in Health, the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research. In this issue:
- Managing Asthma: Learn To Breathe Easier
Most people have little trouble climbing a flight of stairs or taking a brisk walk, but these simple activities can be tough for someone with asthma. Although there’s no cure, you can breathe easier by knowing how to keep the condition under control.
- Protect Your Tendons: Preventing the Pain of Tendinitis
You’ve probably heard of such sports injuries as tennis elbow or jumper’s knee. These are just 2 examples of tendinitis, a painful condition caused by overusing and straining the joints in your body.
- Patient’s Own Cells Helped Fight Cancer
An experimental therapy developed at NIH used a patient’s own immune system to attack and shrink her tumors. With further research, this type of immunotherapy might be used to treat many common cancers.
- Videos and Eye Health Resources for Kids
Ever wonder how optical illusions work? Are you curious about colorblindness? Do you have an inquisitive mind? Curiosity is a key ingredient to becoming a scientist.
- Featured Website: Know Stroke
Trouble walking, weakness on one side, trouble seeing, trouble speaking. Get to know these warning signs of stroke so you can get fast medical attention, which is key to successful recovery. This site has educational videos, brochures, and other materials to help you learn more about stroke.
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