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Pulse oximeters can measure blood oxygen saturation levels by sending light through the skin painlessly.
January 13, 2023

Getting an accurate read on pulse oximeters

Pulse oximeters have been used in hospitals and doctors’ offices for decades. The small, painless devices measure blood oxygen saturation,...

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Mosquitoes use a combination of chemical and physical cues to sniff out their hosts.
September 26, 2022

How mosquitoes tell the difference between animal and human hosts (and why it matters)

Summertime means barbecues, pool days, and mosquitoes. Warm weather plus high humidity creates the perfect conditions for mosquitoes to thrive....

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Marie A. Bernard, M.D.
September 09, 2021

5 questions for NIH’s Dr. Marie A. Bernard

Formerly with the National Institute on Aging, Marie A. Bernard, M.D., transitioned to the role of chief officer for...

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April 04, 2019

135,000 and counting: One year of the All of Us Research Program

NIH's All of Us Research Program, launched nationally in May 2018, has collected health data from thousands of people around...

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February 13, 2019

8 NIH research highlights

What did we learn in 2018 that could help your health this year or in the future? NIH-supported researchers worked on a...

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April 25, 2018

10 NIH research highlights

At any given time, NIH is funding thousands of research studies and clinical trials across the U.S. Some studies...

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