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The Richer You are, The More Likely You’ll Social Distance, Study Finds
Published Jan 14, 2021
The higher a person’s income, the more likely they were to protect themselves at the early stages of the Covid-19 pandemic in the United States, Johns Hopkins University economists find. When it comes... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Mellon Foundation Awards $4M Grant to “Inheritance Baltimore” Project
Published Jan 13, 2021
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation on Wednesday awarded a $4.4 million grant to a team of scholars at Johns Hopkins University that is investigating the history of academic racism in higher education and... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Machine Learning Tool Gives Early Warning Of Cardiac Issues in COVID Patients
Published Jan 13, 2021
A team of Johns Hopkins University biomedical engineers and heart specialists have developed an algorithm that warns doctors several hours before hospitalized COVID-19 patients experience cardiac arrest... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins Scientist Develops Method To Find Toxic Chemicals In Drinking Water
Published Jan 12, 2021
Most consumers of drinking water in the United States know that chemicals are used in the treatment processes to ensure the water is safe to drink. But they might not know that the use of some of these... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
COVID-19 Outcomes for Patients on Immunosuppressive Drugs on Par with Non- Immunosuppressed Patients
Published Jan 7, 2021
People taking immunosuppressive drugs to prevent organ transplant rejection or to treat inflammatory or autoimmune diseases do not fare worse than others on average when they are hospitalized with COVID-19. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Message from President Daniels On Our Democracy
Published Jan 7, 2021
I watched with horror, as did so many of you, the tragic, sobering, and unfathomable scenes of violence that unfolded earlier today at the U.S. Capitol. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center Passes 1 Billion Views
Published Jan 6, 2021
The Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, a site launched in the spring of 2020 to offer critical data and perspective during the pandemic, logged its one billionth page view today. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
JHU Undergrads Win $250,000 Prize in Global Mask Design Challenge
Published Dec 22, 2020
A Johns Hopkins University team of 24 undergraduate students that’s come up with a clear, adaptable face mask has won the Future Forward Award in a global challenge to design a better mask. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Recommendations for the Overdose Epidemic in the COVID-19 Pandemic
Published Dec 21, 2020
A new report from researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health offers recommendations aimed at federal, state, and local policymakers to address the opioid epidemic during the pandemic. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Vaccine Tracker Now Available on Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center
Published Dec 18, 2020
Johns Hopkins University’s Coronavirus Resource Center has launched a tracking tool to offer daily updates and nationwide perspective on the progress of the COVID-19 vaccination rollout in the United... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins Launches New Courses on COVID-19 for Assisted Living and Senior Housing Communities to Address COVID-19 Challenges
Published Dec 17, 2020
The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is launching two free online educational courses for administrators, owners, and managers of assisted living and senior housing communities. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
ADVISORY: Johns Hopkins Adds County-Level Hospital, ICU Occupancy Data to Coronavirus Resource Center
Published Dec 15, 2020
To offer perspective on how the nation’s hospitals are managing the surge of COVID-19 patients, the Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center is now tracking county-level hospital occupancy... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
This is Your Brain on Code: JHU Deciphers Neural Mechanics of Computer Programming
Published Dec 15, 2020
By mapping the brain activity of expert computer programmers while they puzzled over code, Johns Hopkins University scientists have found the neural mechanics behind this increasingly vital skill. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
New Online COVID-19 Mortality Risk Calculator Could Help Determine Who Should Get Vaccines First
Published Dec 11, 2020
A new online calculator for estimating individual and community-level risk of dying from COVID-19 has been developed by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
New Report Sets Out Principles to Reduce Child Sexual Assault Risk in Youth Group Settings
Published Dec 9, 2020
A new report from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers offers recommendations for youth organizations to bolster policies and practices aimed at preventing child sexual abuse. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
New Project Offers Real-World Case Studies to Teach Big Data Lessons to Help Solve Pressing Health Issues
Published Dec 9, 2020
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have developed a series of case studies for urgent public health issues to help students and practitioners across the U.S. learn how to... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins Develops Potential Antibiotic For Drug-Resistant Pathogen
Published Dec 8, 2020
Scientists from Johns Hopkins University and Medicine have developed a possible new antibiotic for a pathogen that is notoriously resistant to medications and frequently lethal for people with cystic fibrosis... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health to Offer Educational Modules for School and District Leaders About In-Person Learning in the Era of COVID-19
Published Dec 7, 2020
As COVID-19 cases surge across the country, school and district leaders are looking for clear and consistent guidance on the safest ways to reopen school facilities. In response to that demand, JHSPH and... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
JHU Undergrads Finalists in Global Mask Design Challenge
Published Dec 3, 2020
A Johns Hopkins University team of 24 undergraduate students that’s come up with a clear, adaptable face mask is among five finalists in a global challenge to design a better mask. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins Team Develops Software That Cuts Time, Cost From Gene Sequencing
Published Dec 3, 2020
A team of Johns Hopkins University researchers has developed a new software that could revolutionize how DNA is sequenced, making it far faster and less expensive to map anything from yeast genomes to... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Older Adults with Dementia Exhibit Financial Symptoms Up To Six Years Before Diagnosis
Published Nov 30, 2020
A new study led by researchers at the Bloomberg School and the Federal Reserve Board of Governors found Medicare beneficiaries who go on to be diagnosed with dementia are more likely to miss payments on... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins 2018 Grad Named Rhodes Scholar
Published Nov 22, 2020
Vijayasundaram Ramasamy, a public health studies major who graduated from Johns Hopkins University in 2018 and led the team drafting the state of Kansas’ COVID-19 reopening plan, has been named a Rhodes... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Discovery Illuminates How Cell Growth Pathway Responds to Signals
Published Nov 20, 2020
A basic science discovery by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health reveals a fundamental way cells interpret signals from their environment and may eventually pave the way... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
TIME Names Coronavirus Resource Center a Top Invention of 2020
Published Nov 19, 2020
TIME named the Johns Hopkins University’s Coronavirus Resource Center, a website that has helped the world better understand and track the COVID-19 pandemic, to its list of 2020 Best Inventions, calling... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
New Saliva-Based Antibody Test for SARS-CoV-2 Highly Accurate in Initial Study
Published Nov 13, 2020
A new saliva-based test developed by a team at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has been found to accurately detect the presence of antibodies to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins