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Researchers study brain injuries in ex-NFL players

January 26, 2015 12:08:00 pm
Results provide further evidence of potential long-term neurological risks to football players who sustain repeated head injuries / Hopkins Medicine

Asthma risk reconsidered

January 21, 2015 11:48:00 am
Race, ethnicity, income may be more significant factors than physical surroundings, study shows
Small 'miracle'

A curated history of smallpox

January 12, 2015 11:27:00 am
Johns Hopkins exhibition features items from collections of two men whose efforts were critical to eradicating deadly disease
Frontier Award

Award supports 'new directions' in research

January 28, 2015 4:20:00 pm
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JHU stem cell researcher Sharon Gerecht receives inaugural President's Frontier Award, $250,000 prize

Brain researcher honored

January 23, 2015 2:06:00 pm
Lisa Feigenson receives $75,000 Troland Research Award from NAS for her ongoing investigation of early brain development, number sense
In memoriam

'Father of neuroscience'

January 13, 2015 2:17:00 pm
Longtime JHU faculty member Vernon Mountcastle made breakthrough discovery that revolutionized our understanding of how the brain is built

Write stuff

January 9, 2015 1:06:00 pm
Nine Johns Hopkins faculty authors to be featured on C-SPAN2's 'Book TV'
Perspective

Daniels urges support for young scientists

January 6, 2015 4:30:00 pm
JHU president proposes policy reforms, increased NIH funding in article published in 'Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences' / PNAS

Researcher on the rise

January 5, 2015 10:25:00 am
School of Medicine postdoc among young scientists selected for Forbes' '30 Under 30' list / Forbes

Analyzing cancer's causes

January 1, 2015 2:42:00 pm
New findings show that random gene mutations cause two-thirds of adult cancer incidence across tissues

Healthy home cooking

Jan-Feb 2015
Study suggests those who frequently cook meals at home consume fewer calories than those who cook less / Gazette

Learning curve

Jan-Feb 2015
How an innovative grants program (and Belgian beer mixers) fuel discoveries about the human brain / Gazette

Inside perspective

December 23, 2014 9:00:00 am
Putting an optical fiber microscope inside the body can speed diagnoses, provide real-time feedback during surgery / BME News
Mind control

Amputee makes history

December 17, 2014 10:02:00 am
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Man who lost both arms 40 years ago operates APL-designed system simply by thinking about moving his limbs

Hidden signs of autism

December 15, 2014 2:02:00 pm
Brains affected by autism share pattern of ramped-up immune responses, related inflammation, analysis shows / Hopkins Medicine

Protecting Ebola caregivers

December 12, 2014 12:05:00 pm
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CBID/Jhpiego design, which aims to reduce infection risks, chosen for funding in federal competition

A chemo-boosting combo?

December 10, 2014 10:02:00 am
Pairing protein inhibitor, chemotherapy drugs shows promise in treatment of toughest type of breast cancer / Hopkins Medicine

A dodgy past

Winter 2014
Uncovering the sometimes-sordid past of the generic drug business "completely shocked me," admits medical historian Jeremy A. Greene. / Johns Hopkins Magazine

Lane improvements

Winter 2014
The Harriet Lane Handbook gets an updated look. / Johns Hopkins Magazine

Plantibodies v. Ebola

Winter 2014
The development of experimental Ebola drug ZMapp has its experimental roots in the lab of Johns Hopkins biophysicist Richard Cone. / Johns Hopkins Magazine

Sorrow and Loss 101

Winter 2014
The Cameron Kravitt Foundation Death and Bereavement Seminar trains Johns Hopkins pediatric residents in compassionate care. / Johns Hopkins Magazine

In short, supplies

Winter 2014
Surgeon Richard Redett, director of the Johns Hopkins Cleft Lip and Palate Center, believes discarded surgical supplies could do much to improve quality of care in developing countries. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Mental health

You are what you tweet

December 9, 2014 1:10:00 pm
Analysis of Twitter posts could provide fresh insight into mental illness trends

Doctors report prescribing fewer opioids for pain

December 9, 2014 11:43:00 am
Concerns about prescription drug abuse, addiction may affect physicians' prescribing habits, Public Health research suggests / School of Public Health

Study: Nearly half of U.S. kids exposed to trauma

December 8, 2014 10:38:00 am
Adverse childhood experiences impact child health, school outcomes, researchers say

Pigs for peace of mind?

December 3, 2014 12:25:00 pm
'Pigs for Peace' microfinance program shown to improve mental health for women in DRC

Study links vitamin E deficiency, miscarriage risk

December 3, 2014 11:34:00 am
Pregnant women in Bangladesh lacking vitamin E nearly twice as likely to have miscarriage
Dispatches

Called to care

December 1, 2014 12:21:00 pm
Recent School of Public Health grad writes about life on front lines of Ebola epidemic