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August 27, 2021
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Placenta accreta spectrum (PAS) disorder is a life-threatening condition that occurs when the placenta remains attached to the uterus after childbirth. Now researchers have developed a blood test to identify this condition, enabling early intervention by high-risk pregnancy specialists.
August 13, 2021
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NIBIB-funded research drives progress in the diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring of middle ear infections.
January 7, 2021
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Researchers have successfully used a DNA-editing technique to extend the lifespan of mice with the genetic variation associated with progeria, a rare genetic disease that causes extreme premature aging in children and can significantly shorten their life expectancy.
June 2, 2020
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The National Institutes of Health has launched a $1 million Technology Accelerator Challenge (TAC) to spur the design and development of non-invasive, handheld, digital technologies to detect, diagnose, and guide therapies for diseases with high global and public health impact.
December 9, 2020
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A team of Cornell University engineers and nutritionists with funding from the NIBIB have designed and tested a small, portable diagnostic system that can be used in the field to test blood for vitamin A and iron deficiencies.
December 3, 2020
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A new approach to evaluating the risk of preterm birth has been proposed by analyzing the properties of cervical mucus. The researchers found that cervical mucus from women who delivered their babies early, before 37 weeks, was very different from that of women who delivered later. Read more at MIT News.

December 3, 2020
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In a research study of children with older siblings diagnosed with autism, scientists were able to predict those children that would also develop autism using MRI brain imaging. NIBIB suuported image reconstruction used in this study. Read more at CNN.
December 3, 2020
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In a neuroimaging study partially funded by NIBIB, scientists discovered patterns in the brains of people with ADHD, that reveal delayed brain growth in children with the disorder. Read more at The Washington Post
October 3, 2019
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NIBIB-funded researchers at the University of Washington have pioneered an approach to image functional activity in the brains of individual fetuses, allowing a better look at how functional networks within the brain develop.
October 3, 2019
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A new device using shortwave infrared light could improve ear infection diagnoses and reduce unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions.