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Joshua Brown, M.D./Ph.D. student at the University of Maryland.
May 04, 2021

What's it like to work as a scientist?

Thinking about a career in basic biomedical research? Look no further than the online resources from the National Institute of...

Understanding Medical Research
The National Eye Institute offers many free, online vision resources for the public.
April 29, 2021

NIH makes finding an eye doctor easy

Getting an eye exam is the only way to be sure your eyes are healthy. But when do you need...

Eye Care

A video still of lung structures developed through tissue engineering.
April 27, 2021

Learn how tissue engineering works in 60 seconds

Have you ever wondered how human tissue is created in a lab and implanted into humans? Check out the National...

Medical Technology
NIH's Instagram page features updates from leadership, like Director Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., and breaking research news.
March 08, 2021

Follow NIH on Instagram!

See striking images from under the microscope and learn about research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on the...

NIH Highlights

An e-newsletter from NIAMS can help American Indian and Alaska Native communities learn about their health needs.
December 17, 2020

Sign up for NIH's Native American health newsletter

American Indians and Alaska Natives are more likely to have conditions like heart disease, substance abuse, and cancer. An e-newsletter...

American Indian and Alaska Native Health
Fact sheets on NHGRI's website discuss genetics and genetic research.
November 24, 2020

These fact sheets can help you learn about your genes

Ever wonder how certain traits or conditions are passed down from one generation to another? Or why some people get...

Genes and Gene Therapy has gathered feedback from users and contributors.
October 29, 2020


Being part of medical discovery through a clinical trial is an important and unique opportunity. is a library...

Clinical Trials
A tip sheet from the National Institute on Aging can help you make the most out of doctor's visits.
September 22, 2020

Prepare for your doctor’s visit with this tip sheet

It's important to communicate well with your health care providers at any age. But when you're an older...

Older Adult Health

Using lasers, NIDDK researchers showed droplets of saliva as people spoke.
September 17, 2020

Lasers could be key to tracking viruses

Lasers may light the way to how respiratory viruses spread from person to person. Scientists at the National Institute of...

Infectious Diseases
PregSource helps NIH researchers better understand how women experience pregnancy.
September 15, 2020

NIH launches Spanish version of PregSource

Say hello—and hola—to the Spanish version of PregSource! PregSource is an important research resource from the National Institutes of Health. ...

High-Risk Pregnancy