Childhood Arthritis | Lupus | Special Issues | Glucose Metabolism | Floaters

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Thursday, May 27, 2021


Childhood Arthritis

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Find out how this condition affects kids and how to help them cope.
(From NIH News in Health)

Lupus Awareness Month

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Lupus is a disease where the defense system attacks healthy cells and tissues, causing damage to many parts of the body. Raise awareness about ways to best diagnose and treat lupus. (From NIH’s NIAMS)

NIH News in Health Special Issues

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Collections of popular stories from past issues of the newsletter NIH News in Health that have been reviewed and updated. Topics include healthy eating, parenting, and senior health.

Supplement Improves Glucose Metabolism in Women’s Muscle

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In a small trial, the muscles of women who took a supplement called nicotinamide mononucleotide for 10 weeks had improvements in their ability to process sugar.
(From NIH Research Matters)


A closeup of an eye.

Floaters are small dark shapes that float across your vision. Learn when you should contact your healthcare provider for care. (From NIH’s NEI)