Health

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
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

Cancer and weight gain

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

Program partnership in China

July 2, 2015 1:45:00 pm
Bloomberg School of Public Health, Tsinghua University establish China-based doctoral program in public health / School of Public Health
Nutrition

Healthy revenue bump?

July 1, 2015 3:30:00 pm
Carryout restaurants can increase their profits by offering healthier menu items, small study suggests

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
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

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
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
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

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