Disease Defense | Cardiac Arrest | Research Highlights | Lazy Eye | Pinched Nerve

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Thursday, January 12, 2023


Your Body’s Disease Defenses

An illustration of a hand pushing away viruses.

Germs are constantly invading your body from the outside world. Learn how your body protects you and how your immune system changes over your lifetime. (From NIH News in Health)

Cardiac Arrest

A kneeling person performing CPR on a man.

Cardiac arrest occurs when the heart cannot pump blood to the brain and other organs. Knowing the signs of cardiac arrest can save lives. (From NIH’s NHLBI)

2022 Research Highlights — NIH Promising Medical Findings

Numerous HIV particles surrounding a cell, with some emerging from it.

Promising medical findings included a potential cause of multiple sclerosis, understanding the effects of sleep, and progress toward an HIV vaccine. (From NIH Research Matters)

Amblyopia (Lazy Eye)

A young girl wearing an eye patch.

Amblyopia (also called lazy eye) is a type of poor vision that happens in just one eye. Find out the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment of lazy eye. (From NIH’s NEI)

Pinched Nerve

A man holding his neck in pain.

A pinched nerve is a type of damage or injury to a nerve. Discover the signs and treatment options for a pinched nerve. (From NIH’s NINDS)