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Health

Dermatology
Help for those struggling with hair loss
Published Aug 15, 2018
Dermatologist Crystal Aguh studies factors affecting hair loss in ethnic populations, a topic most physicians in her field know little about
Opioid epidemic
Public support remains low for needle exchanges, safe injection sites
Published Aug 15, 2018
Despite growing concerns over the opioid epidemic, majority of Americans don't support proven harm-reduction programs, study finds
Immunology
Why men might recover from the flu faster than women
Published Aug 15, 2018
Male mice infected with influenza produce more of a growth factor protein that promotes lung healing
Toxicology
An alternative to animal testing?
Published Aug 15, 2018
Database of 10,000 chemical compounds shown to be more reliable than animal testing at predicting toxicity
Global health
Fewer malaria nets, lower costs, more protection
Published Aug 15, 2018
Center for Communication Programs distributes insecticide-treated bed nets to schoolchildren to supplement regular distribution campaigns
Bioengineering
Humanitarian hackathon for Gaza
Published Aug 15, 2018
Design challenge teams in Baltimore and the Gaza Strip use enhanced audiovisual technology to collaborate, innovate
Parkinson's disease
Study identifies potential Parkinson's treatment
Published Aug 15, 2018
In mouse study, experimental drug similar to FDA-approved diabetes treatments shown to prevent motor impairment, extend life expectancy
Interdisciplinary scholar
Global health policy expert named 34th BDP
Published Aug 15, 2018
Jeremy Shiffman, who comes from American University, views health care policy through the lens of political science
Global health
'I hope countries will compete in generosity'
Published Aug 15, 2018
Philanthropist and tech giant Bill Gates visits SAIS for discussion of the U.S. foreign aid budget and what it means for health care in the developing world
U.S. News rankings
Hopkins Children's Center among best U.S. children's hospitals
Published Aug 15, 2018
'U.S. News' ranks children's center No. 8 overall, with five specialty areas in top 10