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Health

Child health
Coarse particles in the air linked to asthma in children
Published Dec 15, 2017
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 Dec 15, 2017
Cancer patients could be prescribed different treatments depending on which lab performs liquid biopsy, researchers say
Bioethics
Experimental fetal therapy needs trial testing, bioethicists say
Published Dec 15, 2017
Amnioinfusion therapy could aid lung development in fetuses that do not develop kidneys
New health system president
Published Dec 15, 2017
Duke University Hospital President and CEO Kevin Sowers to succeed Ron Peterson
Neuroscience
Why we can't always stop what we've started
Published Dec 15, 2017
It takes a lightning-fast interaction among several areas in the brain to stop, reverse, or otherwise change a plan already in progress, neuroscientists find
Immunotherapy
One-two punch for ovarian cancer
Published Dec 15, 2017
Mouse study finds that combination immunotherapy could improve ovarian cancer treatment
Opioid Crisis
Missed opportunities for opioid treatment
Published Dec 15, 2017
Most people referred for opioid treatment by criminal justice system don't receive optimal care, Bloomberg School researchers find
CRISPR
Optimizing a cutting-edge technology
Published Dec 15, 2017
What's the best way to edit genes with CRISPR? Scientists propose 'rules' to improve consistency, efficiency
Revising the genome
Published Winter 2017
CRISPR lets scientists edit our genetic source code. This is going to be interesting. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
American Indian Health
Mom home school
Published Winter 2017
Home visiting program strengthens the bonds between Native American mothers and their children, community / Johns Hopkins Magazine