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Opioids
Gaps found in access to opioid treatment
Published Jan 16, 2019
Nearly two-thirds of outpatient centers that treat substance abuse don't offer any form of FDA-approved medication for opioid addiction, study finds
Substance abuse
Missed opportunities in overdose coverage
Published Jan 14, 2019
Only 216 of the 42,500 news reports about Demi Lovato's alleged overdose included mention of national addiction hotline, 1-800-662-HELP
Global health
Studying beyond the bench
Published Jan 11, 2019
Graduate student Jordan Hoffman traveled to Zambia as part of Global Health Establish Field Placements to study mosquito behavior and malaria vector control
Maternal health
Delivery method associated with pelvic floor disorders after childbirth
Published Jan 10, 2019
Study shows some childbirth methods, including vacuum-assisted delivery, are associated with higher risk of pelvic floor disorders
International health
Child malnutrition in Nepal decreased after 2015 earthquake
Published Jan 10, 2019
Though reports of personal damages and trauma increased after the disaster, researchers say a nutrition crisis was averted
Infectious disease
Schizophrenia linked with abnormal immune response to mono
Published Jan 9, 2019
Researchers say schizophrenia might alter the immune system to make patients susceptible to the virus, or the virus might cause the psychological disorder
Public health
Examining the pervasive violence against female sex workers
Published Jan 8, 2019
Study suggests that improving relationships with police could protect the vulnerable population of female sex workers
Pathology
Stem cell signal drives new bone building, study finds
Published Jan 8, 2019
The discovery is the first step in developing a stem cell therapy to help patients recover from bone fractures, spinal fusion, and osteoporosis
Vision
Dry eye syndrome slows reading rate, study suggests
Published Dec 27, 2018
Slow reading rate can significantly disrupt daily tasks that require visual concentration for long periods of time
Immune system
Hopkins study examines patients with rare natural ability to suppress HIV
Published Dec 26, 2018
Findings suggest that patients can be in 'HIV remission' despite having a large reservoir of infected cells
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