Cancer Research

Strength in numbers

February 2, 2016
Cancer cells tend to travel in clusters to form metastases, study finds / Hopkins Medicine
Public health

Zika virus Q+A

January 29, 2016
International health expert discusses disease that is spreading rapidly in Brazil and beyond

Obesity and autism risk

January 29, 2016
School of Public Health study of more than 2,700 mother-child pairs offers new evidence that autism develops in utero / School of Public Health

How Zika virus evolves

February 4, 2016
Andrew Pekosz on sexual transmission of ths virus and the difficulty of developing effective treatments

Whiting School center aims to reshape medical care

February 4, 2016
Malone Center brings together engineers, clinicians in effort to enhance efficiency, effectiveness of health care
Medical ethics

In short supply

February 3, 2016
Drug shortages force doctors to make difficult ethical decisions
Frontier award

Biologist Scott Bailey wins $250K research honor

February 1, 2016
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Bloomberg School scientist explores how bacteria's immune systems ward off threat posed by harmful viruses
Heart health

Bouncing back from a heart attack

February 1, 2016
Higher levels of fitness linked to reduced risk of death after first heart attack
Cognitive science

Broken words

February 1, 2016
Researchers study stroke victims to pinpoint areas of brain that control how we write, spell

Drinking hot water after sex won't prevent pregnancy

February 1, 2016
Jhpiego educator describes challenges of family planning efforts in Africa
Training tip

How to get better, faster

January 28, 2016
To master skills faster, tweak your practice routine, researchers say
Family planning

Protection and sex

January 27, 2016
In developing countries, married couples who use contraception are three times more likely to have sex than those who do not
Global warming

Post-Paris Agreement, a new age for climate policy

January 22, 2016
Todd Stern, who represented U.S. at Paris talks last month, leads panel discussion

Warning: Sugar

January 21, 2016
Drink labels could be the nudge many people need to make healthier choices / The Baltimore Sun

Pollution solution

January 20, 2016
VW can do right by replacing diesel-run school buses, School of Public Health experts write / The New York Times

The brain on cocaine

January 18, 2016
Study shows drug's role in cell death, points to possible treatment
Brain gain

Learning how we learn

January 13, 2016
Scientists, educators gather at JHU to discuss cutting-edge research on human learning

JHH seeks new president

January 13, 2016
Ron Peterson to cede position he has held for 19 years, remain as executive VP of Hopkins Medicine
30 Under 30

Many healthy returns

January 11, 2016
Carey Business School alum Jarrett Bauer named to 'Forbes' '30 Under 30'
30 Under 30

Ultrasound innovation

January 6, 2016
Health care entrepreneur David Narrow, a JHU alum, honored by 'Forbes' / Forbes
Back to school

Back to school

January 4, 2016
Older adults embrace lifelong learning to keep the mind stimulated / The New York Times
Painkiller abuse

'Pill mill' crackdown saves lives, researchers say

December 21, 2015
Efforts in Florida appear to dramatically reduce painkiller overdose deaths / School of Public Health
Health disparities

Uneven access to uterine cancer treatment

December 18, 2015
Minimally invasive surgeries for uterine cancer have been slow to catch on / Hopkins Medicine

Predicting prostate cancer outcomes

December 16, 2015
Simplified grading system developed at Hopkins deemed accurate, could reduce overtreatment / Hopkins Medicine
On screen

'Fire' burns bright

December 16, 2015
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Film inspired by work of Johns Hopkins psychologist explores life with bipolar disorder

Industry-sponsored clinical trials on the rise

December 15, 2015
Researchers raise concerns about decade-long trend as NIH-funded research declines
Flu vaccine

Short supply solution

December 14, 2015
Researchers suggest remedies to fix flaws in flu vaccine supply chain

Organ dysfunction and Down syndrome

December 14, 2015
Inhibited nerve development linked to health complications in people with Down syndrome