Newest in Health

Behavioral science
Overeating after dark
Published Jan 16, 2018
Chances of overeating increase in evening as hunger hormone levels rise, study suggests
Mission for vision
Published Jan 16, 2018
At the halfway mark, Vision for Baltimore has distributed more than 3,000 free pairs of glasses to city students
A new milestone in HIV-positive organ donation
Published Jan 16, 2018
Johns Hopkins is the first center in the U.S. approved for living donor HIV-positive to HIV-positive kidney transplants
Children's health
Decline in U.S. childhood mortality lags
Published Jan 16, 2018
U.S. spends more per capita on children's health than other wealthy countries, has poorer outcomes than many
Rare genetic variation may be linked to schizophrenia
Published Jan 16, 2018
Scientists successfully reverse anti-social behavior in mice by targeting 'thunder' protein
Heart health
Test lets patients pass on fasting
Published Jan 16, 2018
Cholesterol assessment developed at Hopkins shown to be more accurate than traditional method
Women's health
Women with certain form of hair loss should be screened for uterine fibroids
Published Jan 16, 2018
Scarring associated with a form of alopecia is similar to the scarring associated with excess fibrous tissue elsewhere in the body, study finds
Lung benefits seen from apples, tomatoes
Published Jan 16, 2018
Study finds decline in lung function among ex-smokers slower for those who ate tomatoes or fruit each day for a decade
Child health
Coarse particles in the air linked to asthma in children
Published Jan 16, 2018
Study: Children exposed to dust, sand, and vehicle-related emissions more likely to develop asthma than those not exposed
Prostate cancer
Biopsy results differ substantially between two labs, study finds
Published Jan 16, 2018
Cancer patients could be prescribed different treatments depending on which lab performs liquid biopsy, researchers say
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