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Thursday, September 23, 2021


Recognizing RSV

A young man coughing into his elbow.

RSV symptoms mimic the common cold. Learn why some people are at risk for more serious illness. (From NIH News in Health)

National Sickle Cell Awareness Month

An illustration of sickle cells.

Learn about sickle cell disease - the challenges experienced by patients, their families, and caregivers, and how NIH researchers are working for a cure. (From NIH’s NHLBI)

Early Treatment With Convalescent Plasma for COVID-19 Doesn’t Show Benefit

A doctor preparing a bag of blood plasma for a patient.

COVID-19 convalescent plasma didn’t prevent the disease from worsening in high-risk patients with emergency room care during the first week of symptoms. (From NIH Research Matters)

Early Puberty

A group of smiling preteens.

Find out why early puberty can be a cause for concern and what to know about symptoms and treatment. (From NIH’s NICHD)

Cochlear Implants

A cochlear implant on top of a red background.

Discover how this device can assist those who are deaf or severely hard-of-hearing by offering a sense of sound. (From NIH’s NIDCD)