Scientists find brain signal that might help us judge the holiday buffet
(Johns Hopkins University) Neuroscientists have found a brain region that appears to be strongly connected to food preference decisions, like what to choose from a buffet line or potluck table. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Johns Hopkins researchers detail how middlemen suppliers can increase hospital bills and drug prices
(Johns Hopkins Medicine) Hospitals should be cautious of group purchasing organizations, or entities that act as middlemen between health care providers and manufacturers, says Martin Makary, M.D., M.P.H., a professor of surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How will you make an impact? Open House tomorrow!
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - October 17, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Religious leaders' support may be key to modern contraception
(Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health) Women in Nigeria whose clerics extol the benefits of family planning were significantly more likely to adopt modern contraceptive methods, new research suggests, highlighting the importance of engaging religious leaders to help increase the country's stubbornly low uptake of family planning services. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Human Retinas Grown In A Dish Reveal Origin Of Color Vision
Our ability to see colors develops in the womb. Now scientists have replicated that process in the lab using human cells that grow into a functioning retina.(Image credit: Johns Hopkins University) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jon Hamilton Source Type: news

Scientists See a Treatment for Vision Loss in Lab-Grown Retinas
Researchers at Johns Hopkins University are exploring new treatments for vision loss after growing human retinas from scratch, according to a new paper published in the journal Science. The project advances scientists’ understanding of both retinal cell development and color vision, and it paves the way for potential treatments for vision disorders of all kinds. “Our goal is to ultimately provide a way to grow retinas that can be transplanted, or stem cells that we can use for therapy, as a way to replace certain defective parts that lead to vision loss,” says Robert Johnson, a developmental biologist at ...
Source: TIME: Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Research Source Type: news

Johns Hopkins to name new building after Henrietta Lacks
Johns Hopkins University and Henrietta Lacks' family say a new building on the school's campus in East Baltimore will be named after the woman whose cells were taken without her consent and widely used in revolutionary research (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Top Ranked DNP Nurse Practitioner Program Now Online
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - October 5, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Health insurer policies may discourage use of non-opioid alternatives for lower back pain
(Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health) Public and private health insurance policies in the US are missing important opportunities to encourage the use of physical therapy, psychological counseling and other non-drug alternatives to opioid medication for treating lower back pain, a study led by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has found. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hopkins Nursing Dean on the Impact of Nursing
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - October 5, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Evening With The Stars - There's Still Time to Honor a Star
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - October 3, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Psychedelic Mushrooms Are Closer to Medicinal Use (It ’ s Not Just Your Imagination)
Researchers say psilocybin, the active compound in the mushrooms, should be reclassified to treat anxiety and depression. But any such move would be years away. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: LAURA M. HOLSON Tags: Research Mushrooms Anxiety and Stress Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Johns Hopkins University Johnson, Matthew Source Type: news

Giving Ecstasy to Octopuses Taught Researchers Something Important About the Brain
A new study suggests that humans might have more in common with octopuses than it appears: they both respond to at least one psychoactive drug in a similar, sociable way. Scientists from Johns Hopkins University and the Marine Biological Laboratory on Cape Cod found that, just like humans, notoriously reserved (and sometimes violent) octopuses act friendly and social when they’re exposed to MDMA, otherwise known as ecstasy or Molly. That finding, published in Current Biology, is more than just a fun party fact: It suggests that octopus and human brains are fundamentally similar in some ways, meaning that researchers ...
Source: TIME: Health - September 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime Research Source Type: news

Better Connect with Your Latino Patients
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - September 20, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

ACA health insurance ads targeted younger, healthier consumers from 2013 to 2016
(Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health) The themes in television advertisements for health insurance plans have shifted over time, possibly reflecting the shrinking pool of health plans offered through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as well as rising plan premiums. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Evening With The Stars - Honor a Star Today
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - September 19, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Baltimore medical device startup Sisu Global Health raises $1.2 million
Baltimore's Sisu Global Health Inc. is launching overseas sales of its first medical device with the help of $1.2 million in new funding. The medical device startup raised a convertible note round, which included existing investors, Camden Partners and Belle Michigan, as well as new investors Women’s Angel Investor Network of Dubai, the Kent& Russell Croft fund, and Chuck Clarvit, a Johns Hopkins University trustee.   Sisu, founded in 2014, specializes in creating health technologies to solve… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 14, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

3D virtual heart helps pinpoint irregular heartbeat
Researchers from Johns Hopkins University used a proprietary 3D virtual heart...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: VR, AR may revamp cardiovascular imaging Flexible 3D-printed heart replicates size, texture Funding, expertise give Jump an edge on 3D hearts 'Virtual heart' can guide who should get ICD implants 3D models put pediatric hearts in surgeons' hands (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 14, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Evening With The Stars Nominations Now Open
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - September 6, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

More daytime sleepiness, more Alzheimer's disease?
(Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health) Analysis of data captured during a long-term study of aging adults shows that those who report being very sleepy during the day were nearly three times more likely than those who didn't to have brain deposits of beta amyloid, a protein that's a hallmark for Alzheimer's disease, years later. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Do You Want to Improve How You Effectively Work with Latino Patients?
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - September 6, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Longeviti ’s ClearFit gives neurosurgeons a view inside the head
  Image courtesy of Longeviti Longeviti Neuro Solutions has launched its novel ClearFit implant to correct and/or restore bony voids or defects of the cranium. This clear, patient-specific implant enables neurosurgeons to see neuroanatomy and critical functional components beneath the ClearFit once it is implanted. “The real advantage to this system is the ability to see what’s underneath the cranioplasty,” said Dr. Justin Caplan, assistant professor of neurosurgery with Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, in a statement from Longeviti. “Now instead of having to worry if there is blood accumulati...
Source: Mass Device - September 4, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Blog Cosmetic/Aesthetic Implants Neurological Surgical Johns Hopkins University longeviti u.s.navy Source Type: news

Health tech startup emocha lands $1M NIH grant for Hopkins-led study
Baltimore health tech startup emocha Mobile Health Inc. was awarded a $1 million federal grant to support a new validation study for its technology. The two-year Small Business Innovation Research award comes from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities of the NIH. The funding will support a study, led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, to evaluate how effective emocha's technology is at ensuring patients with tuberculosis stick to their… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 30, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

Hopkins Nursing Dean on Online Options for the Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - August 29, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Commentary: More malaria nets likely needed between campaigns
(Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health) A new study published in the Lancet journal EClinicalMedicine suggests that more mosquito nets are likely needed between mass campaigns to keep malaria cases in check. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Maintaining a healthy weight as you age is about more than quality of life; it can save you a LOT of money
(Natural News) If you are not yet convinced that losing weight can help you, researchers at Johns Hopkins University have given a very good reason to: It can save you around $40,000. The new research, published in Obesity, concludes that every five points lessened in one’s BMI resulted in some serious cash savings. Apart from... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Denver hospital system names new CEO in Colorado Springs
Centura Health, the state ’s largest health system, has a new chief executive officer for its hospital in Colorado Springs. Dr. Brian Erling was selected following a nationwide search to lead Penrose-St. Francis Health Services. He replaces Margaret Sabin, who stepped down in March. Erling has served as interim CEO since her departure. Erling earned his medical doctorate from John Hopkins University in Baltimore and his master of business administration from the University of Colorado in Denver. Steve… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Andrew Dodson Source Type: news

Denver hospital system names new CEO in Colorado Springs
Centura Health, the state ’s largest health system, has a new chief executive officer for its hospital in Colorado Springs. Dr. Brian Erling was selected following a nationwide search to lead Penrose-St. Francis Health Services. He replaces Margaret Sabin, who stepped down in March. Erling has served as interim CEO since her departure. Erling earned his medical doctorate from John Hopkins University in Baltimore and his master of business administration from the University of Colorado in Denver. Steve… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 23, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Andrew Dodson Source Type: news

The long-term financial toll of breast cancer
(Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health) The financial fallout from breast cancer can last years after diagnosis, particularly for those with lymphedema, a common side effect from treatment, causing cumulative and cascading economic consequences for survivors, their families, and society, a study led by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers suggests. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Calling all research staff!
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - August 17, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Understanding cravings: Food preferences are linked to dietary needs; dopamine may play a role in what you choose to eat, research suggests
(Natural News) For the first time ever, researchers are understanding a nutrient-specific hunger mechanism in living organisms. Specifically, a team from John Hopkins University has pinpointed the neurons responsible for protein cravings in fruit flies – neurons that the team was able to turn on and off. As part of their study, the researchers deprived fruit... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Evening With The Stars Nominations Now Open
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - August 15, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

“Snake oil” BP app got high user marks despite inaccurate results
People may like mobile blood pressure apps better when the apps reveal positive results, even if those results are inaccurate 80% of the time, according to a recent study. A team of researchers who previously revealed the inaccuracy of the Instant Blood Pressure (IBP) app returned to the topic to study 81 adults who compared the app’s readings against their own BP estimates. Those whose systolic BP measured lower on the IBP app than they expected reported that they were more inclined to use the app again than those whose systolic blood pressure was higher than they estimated, the study showed. Get the ...
Source: Mass Device - August 14, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Blog Cardiovascular News Well Research & Development auralabs Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Johns Hopkins University universityofvermont Source Type: news

Study reveals broad 'genetic architectures' of traits and diseases
(Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health) Scientists at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have developed a powerful method for characterizing the broad patterns of genetic contributions to traits and diseases. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Training the next-gen workforce in standards development with $30 million grant
(Binghamton University) The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded a five-year Professional Research Experience Program (PREP) grant of $30 million to Binghamton University, Johns Hopkins University (the lead institute for the grant) and Morgan State University. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Elderly patients on dialysis have a high risk of dementia
(Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health) Older kidney disease patients who are sick enough to require the blood-filtering treatment known as dialysis are at high risk of dementia, including Alzheimer's disease, according to a study led by scientists at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Support increases when opioid 'safe consumption sites' called 'overdose prevention sites'
(Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health) 'Safe consumption sites,' where people can use pre-obtained drugs with medically trained personnel on hand to treat overdoses, garner higher public support when they are called 'overdose prevention sites,' according to a study led by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Who Has Your Vote? Evening With The Stars Nominations Now Open
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - August 3, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

F.D.A. Did Not Intervene to Curb Risky Fentanyl Prescriptions
Powerful cancer pain drugs were given to patients with other conditions who cannot tolerate them. A program to curb the practice was run by companies that sell the drugs. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: EMILY BAUMGAERTNER Tags: Opioids and Opiates Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Food and Drug Administration Fentanyl McKesson Corporation Labeling and Labels (Product) Insys Therapeutics Inc Johns Hopkins University Cephalon Inc Source Type: news

Hopkins Nursing Dean on Global Networking
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - July 30, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Experimental drug could reverse hair loss and skin inflammation caused by fatty diets  
A drug that stops the production of a molecule that doesn't allow the body to rid itself of cholesterol could reverse aging effects due to a fatty diet, a study from Johns Hopkins University has found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alcohol In Breast Milk May Lead To Lower Cognition In Kids, Study Finds
(CBS Local/CNN)– Children’s exposure to alcohol through breast milk may cause a comparable drop in their cognitive abilities, according to a study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics. “This is the first study in which associations between alcohol exposure through breast milk and cognition in children are examined,” the researchers from Macquarie University in Australia wrote in the report. Previously Undisclosed TSA Program Tracks Unsuspecting Passengers The authors obtained data from a longitudinal study, a continuous study of data over a period of time, of 5,107 Australian infants who were...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - July 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News breastfeeding CNN Local TV Source Type: news

Sequencing a malaria mosquito's motherline
(Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health) A team led by scientists from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has sequenced and annotated the first complete mitochondrial genome of Anopheles funestus, one of the main vectors of malaria in sub-Saharan Africa. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Johns Hopkins researchers find that low levels of vitamin D increase risk of lung disease
(Natural News) A decade long study by researchers from Johns Hopkins University, the results of which were published in the Journal of Nutrition last month, offers new hope for the prevention of an incurable disease that claims close to half a million lives annually. The 2013 Global Burden of Disease study found that each year,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dr. Kimishige Ishizaka, Who Found Allergy Link, Dies at 92
Working with his wife, he identified an antibody that, in allergic individuals, produces excess amounts of histamine, which makes them sneeze. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SAM ROBERTS Tags: Asthma Immune System Antihistamines Hay Fever Johns Hopkins University Deaths (Obituaries) Kimishige Ishizaka Source Type: news

Feeling lightheaded when standing up could be a warning sign of dementia, study says   
A new study from Johns Hopkins University has found that those who feel lightheaded or faint when they go from sitting to standing have a 1.5 times greater risk of developing dementia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Puppy to the Rescue: Dogs Sense Need, Run to Help
Dogs not only sense what their owners are feeling, but if a dog knows a way to help them, they'll go through barriers to provide help to them, researchers at Johns Hopkins University report. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Here ’s More Proof That Your Dog Really Does Love You
Most dog owners would do just about anything for their pups. And a new study says the feeling may be mutual. Plenty of research has shown that dogs respond to signs of their owner’s distress, such as crying, but it hasn’t been clear to what extent pups will try to make their owners feel better. A paper published Tuesday in the journal Learning & Behavior, however, suggests that “dogs will actually take an action trying to alleviate that distress,” says Julia Meyers-Manor, an assistant professor of psychology at Ripon College in Wisconsin and a co-author of the study. The results suggest that you...
Source: TIME: Health - July 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime Research Source Type: news

What would your dog do to help if you were upset? Quite a bit, study finds
(Johns Hopkins University) Dogs are thought to be very aware of people's emotions, but if a pup's owner was really upset, would it actually go out of its way to offer help and comfort? Some not only will, but they'll also overcome obstacles in a hurry to do it. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news