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Heart health
Getting to the heart of cardiac arrhythmia
Published Sept 22, 2018
Computer models help physicians better identify heart tissue to target during cardiac ablation, a procedure to correct irregular heartbeats
Reproductive health
Gates Foundation gives $20.5M to Bloomberg School program
Published Sept 22, 2018
The Challenge Initiative in the Bloomberg School of Public Health implements evidence-based reproductive health interventions in parts of Africa and India
Child development
Gender stereotypes begin at age 10
Published Sept 22, 2018
Around the world, children receive similar stereotype-reinforcing messages that girls are weak and boys are tough, study finds
Alliance for a Healthier World
Addressing health inequities in vulnerable communities
Published Sept 22, 2018
Healthier World Challenge Implementation Grants award up to $250,000 over three years to address global health inequities
Aging
Daytime sleepiness linked to Alzheimer's
Published Sept 22, 2018
Adults who are excessively tired during the day are more likely to have brain deposits of the protein beta amyloid, a hallmark for Alzheimer's disease
Neurology
Tau interferes with nuclear transport in Alzheimer's disease
Published Sept 22, 2018
Tau, a protein that builds up in the brains of people with Alzheimer's, disrupts the location and function of pores in a cell's nucleus
Next-gen health care
Published Fall 2018
For global contest, photographers capture the ways in which people around the world administer health care to each other / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Notebook
A joint presentation
Published Fall 2018
The burgeoning cannabis industry holds opportunities for savvy entrepreneurs and curious scientists alike / Johns Hopkins Magazine
No more cheat days
Published Fall 2018
Clinical trials of nutrition and diets are often complicated by the simple fact that study participants might not adhere to the rules of the study. What if there were a way to change that? / Johns Hopkins Magazine
GERONTOLOGY
Careful wording
Published Fall 2018
Hopkins expert develops gold standard for discussing sensitive topics relating to health and life expectancy / Johns Hopkins Magazine
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