Health

Buyer beware

Credible edibles?

June 24, 2015 8:20:00 am
Mislabeled medical marijuana edibles put buyers at risk for unintentional overdose (or underdose) / Hopkins Medicine
Medical ethics

Respect in the ICU

Summer 2015
JHU ethicists wonder: Is not doing enough to include patients in conversations about their care disrespectful? / Johns Hopkins Magazine

Seizure stopper?

June 22, 2015 8:47:00 am
Amino acid that inhibits, interrupts convulsions in mice in study could pave way for new epilepsy treatments / Hopkins Medicine

Disrupting cancer's spread

June 30, 2015 11:00:00 am
Hopkins biomedical engineering researchers test drugs in effort to put a stop to metastasis
Unbreakable?

Smart pill dispenser

June 18, 2015 3:23:00 pm
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Tamper-proof bottle designed by students could help curb prescription painkiller misuse, abuse
Vertical thinking

Farmers of the future

June 16, 2015 12:30:00 pm
Urban agriculture startup founded by JHU students aims to bring 'vertical farming' to Baltimore

Biologist gets Pew grant

June 16, 2015 8:45:00 am
Christian Kaiser among early career researchers honored by Pew Charitable Trusts

Baltimore's food deserts

June 10, 2015 4:17:00 pm
Report: One in four Baltimore residents lives in a city neighborhood with limited access to healthy foods

Blood reprogrammed

Summer 2015
Lab-grown blood cells could be a game-changer for patients needing transfusions / Johns Hopkins Magazine

Burned out

Summer 2015
Nursing is hard. Unaddressed ethical issues make it even harder. / Johns Hopkins Magazine

Survival of the FITtest

Summer 2015
The FIT Treadmill Score accurately gauges long-term death risk based on treadmill exercise performance and three other risk factors / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Global health

Implant improvement

June 1, 2015 11:55:00 am
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Training tools designed by Hopkins undergrads aim to support family planning efforts in developing regions

JHU launches first U.S. center to study Lyme disease

May 26, 2015 2:29:00 pm
Lyme Disease Clinical Research Center will explore causes, cures for ailment that afflicts 300,000, costs $1.3 billion annually to treat

Asthma and prostate cancer

May 22, 2015 2:15:00 pm
Men with history of asthma are less likely to develop fatal prostate cancer, study suggests / Hopkins Medicine

High marks for global research

May 15, 2015 1:24:00 pm
JHU receives highest grade among 59 U.S. universities in UAEM ranking of global health research
Joint research

Secondhand high study

May 15, 2015 12:15:00 pm
Concentrated exposure to marijuana smoke can cause range of detectable effects for nonsmokers, researchers find / Hopkins Medicine
DreamIt Health

Startups show smart ideas

May 14, 2015 4:00:00 pm
Innovative health-tech ideas on display as program participants pitch to investors, industry leaders
Health tech

Fast start for startup

May 13, 2015 1:45:00 pm
Mobile health app created by two Carey grads helps healthcare workers monitor patients with infectious diseases
Ask an expert

The real cost of fast food

May-June 2015
Choosing healthier restaurant meals could help trim our national waistline, public health expert says / Gazette

Can we build a better heart?

May-June 2015
JHU experts embark on 10-year collaboration to build the world's first permanent totally artificial heart / Gazette
Commentary

Pot policy advice

May 7, 2015 8:50:00 am
JHU researchers suggest strategies to keep legal marijuana out of hands of kids / School of Public Health
Global health

On the ground in Nepal

May 1, 2015 1:35:00 pm
Journalist in SAIS-affiliated program finds grim post-earthquake conditions for pregnant women, newborns in Kathmandu

Hands-on diagnosis

April 29, 2015 11:03:00 am
Tiny lab devices could attack huge problem of drug-resistant infections

New AAAS member

April 24, 2015 8:05:00 am
Kay Redfield Jamison, a leading authority on mental illness, among 197 new inductees
Baby talk

BPA and newborn health

April 23, 2015 8:50:00 am
Chemical found in plastics may pose less risk to babies than previously believed

Two win Hartwell awards

April 15, 2015 8:30:00 am
Klein, Dolen among 12 recipients of foundation's Individual Biomedical Research Award

Do commercial weight-loss programs work?

April 9, 2015 7:30:00 am
In review of 32 major programs, JHU researchers find little evidence of reliable, long-term results / Hopkins Medicine