New Topic Page: Zika Virus
Visit the new MedlinePlus Health Topic page on Zika Virus.
Zika is a virus that is spread by mosquitoes. A pregnant mother can also pass it to her baby during pregnancy or around the time of birth...
February Issue of NIH News in Health Now Available
The February issue of NIH News in Health is now available.
Featured stories include "Technologies Enhance Tumor Surgery: Helping Surgeons Spot and Remove Cancer" and "Focusing on Fibromyalgia: A Puzzling and Painful Condition." Also, check out the health capsules and the featured Web site.
To Your Health: NLM update: Healthy aging's impact on health
To Your Health: NLM update: New food and health guidelines
Winter Weather Emergencies are in the News
Winter Weather Emergencies are in the News. To learn more, visit the MedlinePlus Winter Weather Emergencies health topic page.
Severe winter weather can lead to health and safety challenges...
To Your Health: NLM update: NIH ends chimp research
Listen to the To Your Health: NLM update on NIH ends chimp research. The transcript is also available.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) will no longer do invasive research on chimpanzees and is retiring a colony of chimps it kept in reserve for biomedical studies, reports a story recently published in Science.