Health

Help wanted

Support keys weight loss

August 24, 2015 8:16:00 am
Patients who gave their physicians high marks for 'helpfulness' see better results in weight loss trial / Hopkins Medicine
ALS Research

Ice bucket boost

August 20, 2015 9:50:00 am
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Funds generated by Ice Bucket Challenge help make breakthrough finding possible, researchers say / The Washington Post
Expert advice

Easing back-to-school jitters

August 18, 2015 8:52:00 am
Parents should know difference between normal anxiety, behavior that warrants clinical attention, child psychologist says / Hopkins Medicine

Designed to save lives

August 27, 2015 2:58:00 pm
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Protective suit for Ebola caregivers lands JHU, Jhpiego among finalists in global design competition

Healthy and successful

August 25, 2015 12:50:00 pm
Baltimore gets $3.7M grant to address lead paint, other safety hazards in city homes

Hopkins doctors help treat burn victims in Taiwan

August 20, 2015 3:48:00 pm
Hundreds were injured when colored powder ignited during event at popular water park in late June
Mind tricks

Brain retrained

August 18, 2015 5:00:00 pm
Researchers learn how visual cortex of blind children adapts to respond to spoken language, sound

ROI in research declining

August 18, 2015 12:43:00 pm
Increased regulation, proliferation of work that can't be reproduced slow progress of new drug approvals, life expectancy gains, researchers say / School of Public Health
Prescription drug abuse

Promising policy solutions

August 17, 2015 11:30:00 am
Florida laws show power of policy tools in fight against prescription drug epidemic, researchers say
In memoriam

Longtime medical school dean Richard Ross dies at 91

August 13, 2015 10:19:00 am
Renowned cardiologist led School of Medicine from 1975 to 1990
Survey says ...

Simple steps to better care

August 11, 2015 3:25:00 pm
Survey highlights practices that consistently lead to high patient ratings of hospital care / Hopkins Medicine

Better healing?

August 10, 2015 8:35:00 am
Researchers gain insight into how skin, hair regenerate in burns, other wounds after trauma / Hopkins Medicine
Patient safety

Early warning signs

August 5, 2015 4:23:00 pm
Computer algorithm could help speed detection of sepsis, which kills an estimated 200,000 in U.S. each year

Farm to corner

August 5, 2015 3:05:00 pm
Pilot study pairing Baltimore corner stores with urban farmers produces encouraging results / Hopkins Medicine
Demo Day

Showcase for ideas

August 4, 2015 2:54:00 pm
East Baltimore biotech startup CDI Labs among companies featured at White House event
In memoriam

Howard W. Jones Jr., pioneer in reproductive medicine, dies

August 3, 2015 8:30:00 am
He oversaw Johns Hopkins research that led to first successful in vitro fertilization of human egg

PoopMD app works

July 31, 2015 11:41:00 am
Small study affirms accuracy of free app that checks for signs of liver disease in newborns / Hopkins Medicine
Global health

Drone pilot study

July 29, 2015 2:00:00 pm
Using unmanned aircraft to transport blood samples could speed diagnosis, treatment / Hopkins Medicine
Fresh idea

To market, to market

July 29, 2015 9:40:00 am
JHU doctoral students win Abell Foundation award for proposal to use surplus food to help address Baltimore's 'food deserts'
In memoriam

CPR pioneer dies at 87

July 29, 2015 9:32:00 am
James Jude helped develop lifesaving technique during Johns Hopkins residency in late 1950s / Miami Herald
mhealth

Cellphone interventions?

July 24, 2015 3:00:00 pm
Mobile devices might be best way to get health information to inner-city pregnant, postpartum women, survey suggests / Hopkins Medicine
Medicare at 50

Reflections on successes, failures of Medicare

July 23, 2015 11:50:00 am
Former congressman Henry Waxman kicks off Centennial Policy Scholar Seminar Series at Bloomberg School
U.S. News rankings

Johns Hopkins Hospital again among nation's best

July 21, 2015 8:25:00 am
Hopkins ranks No. 3 overall in publication's annual Best Hospitals list, among top 5 in nine of 16 specialty areas
Doc is in

Emmy nod for cancer series

July 17, 2015 1:00:00 pm
'Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies,' partially filmed at Hopkins, up for documentary or nonfiction series award

Cancer and weight gain

July 16, 2015 8:04:00 am
Breast cancer survivors are more prone to putting on pounds, study finds
Golden Goose Award

Accidental breakthrough

July 14, 2015 10:00:00 am
2 former JHU researchers recognized for contributions to our understanding of how brain processes visual information
Research funding

Daniels applauds passage of 21st Century Cures bill

July 10, 2015 3:01:00 pm
Bipartisan House bill includes $8.75B in funding for biomedical research, provisions designed to speed drug approval process

Stress and anorexia

July 9, 2015 1:15:00 pm
Study suggests link between prenatal stress, abnormal hunger signals in the brain / Hopkins Medicine