NIH News in Health
Check out the April issue of NIH News in Health, the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research. In this edition:
Red, Itchy Rash?
Get the Skinny on Dermatitis
You’ve probably had a rash at some point or another, whether from poison ivy or the chickenpox or something more unusual. Why does your skin break out in red blotches like that? More important, is there anything you can do about it? Read more about skin rashes
When Blood Cells Bend
Understanding Sickle Cell Disease
Fifty years ago, half of children born with sickle cell disease died by age 10. Now they’re living into their 40s and 50s, thanks to therapies developed with NIH support. Researchers are now working on promising new treatments.
Read more about sickle cell disease
- Colonoscopies Cut Colon Cancer Deaths
- Fact Sheet Highlights Diabetes Blood Test
- Featured Website: Brain Basics
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