July 01, 2019
Findings from a NIAID-funded study informed the FDA’s recent decision to approve two diagnostic tests for use in detecting gonorrhea and chlamydia infections in the pharynx (throat) and rectum. Now the tests may be more readily available to clinics across the country, helping to curb transmission of potentially drug-resistant infections.
May 03, 2018
HIV-related heart disease is a leading cause of death among people living with HIV—even when they are on consistent, effective HIV treatment. Researchers are learning that this complication is likely brought on by chronic inflammation from the virus itself and other factors. What is less understood is why HIV seems to take a greater toll on the hearts of women.
April 20, 2018
NIAID supports biomedical research to combat the growing public health threat of antimicrobial resistance. Check out NIAID’s image library of antimicrobial-resistant microbes and related graphics.
March 28, 2018
NIH MedlinePlus Magazine has produced a video to accompany its spring issue on antimicrobial resistance and what NIAID is doing about it. NIAID Now spoke with the video’s animator, Jeff Day, about how the video came to be.
January 16, 2018
NIAID makes many resources available to researchers, such as reagents, model organisms, and tissue samples. Now it’s even easier to find these resources on our site using the Resources for Researchers feature.