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maternal health

Photo feature
Zika's other children
Published Jan 16, 2018
A powerful look at the families—and siblings—who carry the weight of Brazil's Zika epidemic
Male circumcision boosts women's health
Published Jan 16, 2018
Procedure shown to reduce transmission of HIV, other sexually transmitted diseases
Nurturing 'Family Spirit'
Published Jan 16, 2018
Home-visit program launched by Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health strengthens bonds in tribal communities
A bond between mothers
Published Jan 16, 2018
Expecting mothers form strong bonds through Jhpiego program in Nigeria and Kenya
Reproductive health
Success seen in family planning program
Published Jan 16, 2018
Center for Communication Programs led successful campaign in Nigerian cities with high maternal and infant mortality rates / School of Public Health
Predicting postpartum blues
Published Jan 16, 2018
Hopkins study links postpartum depression with diminished levels of 'anti-anxiety' hormone allopregnanolone / Hopkins Medicine
Fetal health
Zika may cause miscarriages
Published Jan 16, 2018
In mouse study, exposure to virus led to higher rates of miscarriages, babies born with thin brain tissue, brain inflammation
Global health
Driven to change
Published Winter 2016
Jhpiego program in Kenya turns would-be muggers into businessmen / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Global health
$30M grant fuels air pollution study
Published Jan 16, 2018
Johns Hopkins receives $30M grant for study of cook stove fuels and their effects on maternal, infant health
Domestic Abuse
Reducing partner violence
Published Jan 16, 2018
Program co-developed by School of Nursing researcher Phyllis Sharps shows promise in helping pregnant women