• pregnancy
  • The awards will fund technology development and testing to assess placental function throughout pregnancy, with the ultimate goal of improving pregnancy outcomes and lifelong health. (nih.gov)
  • Department
  • Routine newborn screening has been conducted by all 50 states since the 1970s, explained R. Rodney Howell, M.D., special assistant to the Acting Director of the NICHD, and chair of the Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children, Office of the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (nih.gov)
  • help
  • This information, in addition to the results of an ultrasound or MRI, will help you and your health care provider make more informed decisions about treatment. (nih.gov)
  • test
  • Institute-supported studies on the screening test's effectiveness showed that children with CH detected by the test and who received appropriate levels of thyroid hormone, had the same intellectual capabilities as their siblings who did not have the condition. (nih.gov)