Fingernails | COVID-19 & Pregnancy | Gene Therapy for Childhood Disease | Suicide Prevention | PCR Tests

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Thursday, August 26, 2021


Funky Fingertips

A close-up of abnormal fingernails.

Your fingernails can reveal important things about your health. Discover what signs you shouldn’t ignore. (From NIH News in Health)

How COVID-19 Affects Pregnancy

A pregnant woman wearing a face mask.

Learn about NIH’s ongoing research to understand the possible effects of COVID-19 on pregnancy.

Gene Therapy Restores Missing Enzyme in Rare Childhood Disease

A therapist doing physical therapy with a child affected by AADC.

A small study found that gene therapy delivered into the brain was safe and beneficial in treating a debilitating childhood neurological disease. (From NIH Research Matters)

Suicide Prevention

A man being consoled by a woman.

Find out about resources available and what you can do to help someone who is in crisis. (From NIH’s NIMH)

PCR Tests

A man getting a nasal PCR test.

Get the scoop on what these tests are, how they work, and what they can tell you about your health. (From NIH’s NLM)