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ADVISORY: Experts Available to Discuss Role of Antibiotic Resistance in Pandemic Risk
Published Feb 13, 2020
Researchers investigating the drug prescription response to a “superbug” enzyme that renders bacteria resistant to antibiotics are available to discuss why such resistance is posing a growing risk... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
ADVISORY: Experts Available to Discuss Improving Rapid Detection of Pandemics
Published Feb 12, 2020
Scientists developing a rapid system for tackling outbreaks of avian influenza at their origins in Thailand are available to discuss their project and how it could potentially help improve responses to... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
ADVISORY: JHU Profs Would End Leap Year with New ‘Permanent’ Calendar
Published Feb 10, 2020
This year, 2020, is leap year. And if two Johns Hopkins University professors had their way it would be the last. An economist and an astrophysicist have designed a new, simpler calendar, where the days... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
ADVISORY: JHU Experts Distill Coronavirus Facts in Web Event
Published Feb 5, 2020
Today a panel of Johns Hopkins University experts convened to offer facts on the outbreak of 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), originating in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China, a virus that is spreading... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
ADVISORY: Expert Available to Discuss How Racism, Xenophobia Can Spread in Tandem with Coronavirus
Published Feb 3, 2020
A sociology professor at Johns Hopkins University is available to discuss how the racist and xenophobic treatment of people of Chinese ancestry often escalates during outbreaks of disease such as the current... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
A Fundamental Discovery About How Gene Activity Is Regulated
Published Feb 3, 2020
Researchers at JHSPH have discovered a fundamental mechanism that regulates gene activity in cells. The newly discovered mechanism targets RNA, or ribonucleic acid, a close cousin of DNA that plays an... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Baltimore Diversity Cornerstone of Newly Announced HopkinsLocal Goals
Published Jan 29, 2020
In announcing new HopkinsLocal goals tightly focused on addressing inequality in Baltimore, Johns Hopkins is doubling down on efforts to build the city’s economy by bringing work and opportunity to the... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
What’s in Your Water?
Published Jan 29, 2020
Mixing drinking water with chlorine, the United States’ most common method of disinfecting drinking water, creates previously unidentified toxic byproducts, says  Carsten Prasse from Johns Hopkins University... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
ADVISORY: Expert Available to Discuss How China’s Politics Affect Coronavirus Response
Published Jan 27, 2020
A sociology professor at Johns Hopkins University is available to discuss whether China’s hardened domestic authoritarianism and expanded global influence since the 2003 SARS outbreak is helping or hindering... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
With High Fiber Diets, More Protein May Mean More Bloating
Published Jan 27, 2020
People who eat high fiber diets are more likely to experience bloating if their high fiber diet is protein-rich as compared to carbohydrate-rich, according to a study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Family Caregivers Are Rarely Asked About Needing Assistance With Caring for Older Adults
Published Jan 24, 2020
Family caregivers usually are not asked by health care workers about needing support in managing older adults’ care, according to a study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
MEDIA ADVISORY: 500 Baltimore City Public Schools Students to Compete in Robotics Contest at JHU
Published Jan 23, 2020
More than 500 elementary, middle, and high school Baltimore City Public Schools students will compete in the Hopkins Robotics Cup, the Baltimore City VEX and VEX IQ Robotics League championship event. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
JHU Humanities Program for Community College Students to Expand
Published Jan 23, 2020
A summer program that gives area community college students an opportunity to bolster their academic confidence while conducting humanities research at Johns Hopkins University will expand with a new $1.8... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
ADVISORY: Expert Available to Discuss Tracking of Coronavirus
Published Jan 22, 2020
A co-director of the Johns Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering is available to discuss the center’s website, launched today to track the international spread of coronavirus... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
ADVISORY: Expert Available to Discuss Roots of Trump Impeachment
Published Jan 17, 2020
Three decades ago Johns Hopkins University political scientist Benjamin Ginsberg warned in his book, Politics By Other Means, that party loyalty was beginning to trump a higher sense of national duty among... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Less Active Infants Had Greater Fat Accumulation, Study Finds
Published Jan 16, 2020
Less physical activity for infants below one year of age may lead to more fat accumulation which in turn may predispose them to obesity later in life, suggests a study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
MEDIA ADVISORY: Report Builds Framework For ‘Digital Political Ethics’
Published Jan 8, 2020
With the 2020 elections looming and amid continuing concerns over social media’s role in U.S. politics, Johns Hopkins University has an expert ready to discuss a comprehensive new report recommending... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Media advisory: Christmas Eve Graveside Commemoration Marks 146th Anniversary of Johns Hopkins’ Death
Published Dec 20, 2019
Johns Hopkins employees, alumni, students and friends will attend the annual Christmas Eve graveside observance honoring the founder of the university and health system, Mr. Johns Hopkins. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
New Space Image Reveals Cosmic ‘Candy Cane’
Published Dec 18, 2019
Deep in our Milky Way galaxy’s center, a candy cane emerges as the centerpiece of a new, colorful composite image from a NASA camera, just in time for the holidays. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Survey: Majority of Voters Surveyed Support Greater Oversight of Industrial Animal Farms
Published Dec 10, 2019
A new survey released by the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future finds that the majority of registered voters support greater oversight of industrial animal farms. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
New Model of Measles-Elimination Progress May Help Target Vaccination Efforts
Published Dec 5, 2019
A country’s progress towards measles elimination can be mapped on a “canonical path” that in turn can guide vaccination strategies, according to a study from scientists at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Young Children Receiving Housing Vouchers Had Lower Hospital Spending Into Adulthood
Published Dec 3, 2019
Young children whose household received a housing voucher were admitted to the hospital fewer times and incurred lower hospital costs in the subsequent two decades than children whose households did not... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Social Media Use by Adolescents Linked to Internalizing Behaviors
Published Sept 11, 2019
A new study from researchers at JHSPH found that adolescents who spend more than three hours a day on social media are more likely to report high levels of internalizing behaviors compared to adolescents... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Peripheral Artery Disease Risk Hinges on Health Factors and Demographics, Including Race
Published Sept 10, 2019
The lifetime risk of lower-extremity peripheral artery disease is about 30 percent for black men and 28 percent for black women, with lower but still-substantial risks for Hispanics and whites, according... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Bloomberg School Faculty Statement on Lancet Commission Report on Malaria Eradication
Published Sept 9, 2019
The Lancet Commission on malaria eradication issued a report Sept. 8, 2019 that posits that malaria, one of the world’s oldest and deadliest diseases, can be eradicated as early as 2050. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins