Hopkins Nursing Announces Anesthesiology Option for DNP Program
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - May 22, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Progress in family planning in Africa accelerating
(Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health) A new study led by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health shows that women in eight sub-Saharan African countries are gaining access to and using modern contraception at a faster rate than previously projected. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Alzheimer's could be spotted up to 34 YEARS before symptoms begin
A study by Johns Hopkins University found patients who are at risk of the disease have elevated levels of the protein tau in their spinal fluid up to 34.4 years before they show signs of memory loss. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Do your services have a positive impact on parents and their young children?
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - May 14, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Progress against child mortality lags in many Indian states
(Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health) India in 2015 had more deaths among children under five than any other country and had large disparities in the under-five mortality rate between richer and poorer states, according to a study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Study: Treats might mask animal intelligence
(Johns Hopkins University) Rewards are necessary for learning, but may actually mask true knowledge, finds a new Johns Hopkins University study with rodents and ferrets. The findings, published May 14, 2019 in Nature Communications, show a distinction between knowledge and performance, and provide insight into how environment can affect the two. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

25 US counties identified as most at risk for measles outbreaks
(University of Texas at Austin) Twenty-five counties across the country have been identified to be most at risk for a measles outbreak due to low-vaccination rates compounded by a high volume of international travel, according to an analysis by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and Johns Hopkins University. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Life is sweeter with nurses like you!
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - May 10, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

TB Alliance and partners form multidisciplinary center for translational TB drug research
(Burness) The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has awarded TB Alliance a Center of Excellence in Translational Research (CETR) grant (U19AI142735) for tuberculosis (TB) drug development. New translational research to develop novel anti-TB medicines is being carried out with partners at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University, and Research Triangle Institute. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How Nipah virus spreads from person to person: Lessons from 14 years of investigations
(Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health) The deadly Nipah virus, which is carried by bats and occasionally infects people, is more likely to be transmitted from person to person when the infected patient is older, male and/or has breathing difficulties, according to a study co-led by scientists at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New analysis predicts top 25 US counties at risk for measles outbreaks
(Johns Hopkins University) A new analysis co-led by The Johns Hopkins University identified 25 United States counties that are most likely to experience measles outbreaks in 2019. The analysis combined international air travel volume, non-medical exemptions from childhood vaccinations, population data and reported measles outbreak information. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 9, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Police arrests end sit-in against policing at Johns Hopkins
Baltimore police have arrested protesters at Johns Hopkins University where students have been staging a sit-in for more than a month to protest the school's plans for a private police force (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Life is sweeter with nurses like you!
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - May 8, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Computational Medicine in the Cloud Hackathon: June 10-11, 2019
We are pleased to announce the first ever Computational Medicine in the Cloud Hackathon! NCBI will help run a bioinformatics hackathon in Baltimore, Maryland hosted by the Johns Hopkins University. We’re specifically looking for folks who have experience in working … Continue reading → (Source: NCBI Insights)
Source: NCBI Insights - May 8, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: NCBI Staff Tags: What's New hackathon RNA-Seq variation Source Type: news

Life is sweeter with nurses like you!
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - May 8, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Life is sweeter with nurses like you!
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - May 7, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Life is sweeter with nurses like you!
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - May 7, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Patients of medicare providers committing fraud, abuse more likely to be poor, disabled
(Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health) A new study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health analyzed providers excluded from Medicare for fraud and abuse, and found that the patients they treated prior to being banned were more likely to be minorities, disabled and dually-enrolled in Medicaid to supplement financial assistance for health care. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Life is sweeter with nurses like you!
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - May 6, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Cutting US drug prices to match rates in other countries could save $73 billion on medicare
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University found that drugs in the US cost about four-times more than they would in the UK, on average. Cutting those costs would have saved $73 billion in 2018. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Staying fit lowers your risk of lung cancer by 77%
Researchers from John Hopkins University believe being active boosts our heart, lung and immune-system health, which may lower our risk of cancer. Exercise also lowers inflammation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hopkins Nursing—Nurses Don't Play Cards
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - April 30, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Study: Millennials arrested more often than predecessors -- even when fewer crimes are committed
(Johns Hopkins University) Millennials are more likely to be arrested than their predecessor counterparts regardless of self-reported criminal activity, finds a new study by a Johns Hopkins University expert. Furthermore, black men who self-reported no offenses were 419% more likely to be arrested at the beginning of the 21st century than non-offending blacks of the previous generation, and 31.5% more likely to be arrested than whites of the same generation who did not self-report any crimes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Ivantis and Glaukos Clash in 1st Head-to-Head MIGS Trial
A study accepted for publication in the journal Ophthalmology could give Ivantis a competitive advantage against one of the top players in the micro invasive glaucoma surgery space.  Dubbed, “COMPARE,” the study pitted Ivantis’ Hydrus Microstent against two Glaukos iStent Trabecular Micro-bypass stents, for the treatment of open-angle glaucoma in a standalone procedure. Irvine, CA-based Ivantis said the study included 152 patients with mild to late-moderate stage disease and no previous glaucoma surgery. The study was conducted at 12 centers in n...
Source: MDDI - April 26, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Source Type: news

Half of schizophrenia 'patients' just have anxiety
A study by Johns Hopkins University found that of 54 patients who were diagnosed with schizophrenia, just 26 were still found to have it when checked over by a specialist. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

43 million women have heart disease - more than HALF do not do exercise to offset the disease
A new study from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine found healthcare costs were about $4,000 more for women with heart disease who don't exercise than women who do. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Three-antibiotic cocktail clears 'persister' Lyme bacteria in mouse study
(Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health) A new study from researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that a slow-growing variant form of Lyme bacteria caused severe symptoms in a mouse model. The slow-growing variant form of Lyme bacteria, according to the researchers, may account for the persistent symptoms seen in ten to twenty percent of Lyme patients that are not cured by the current Lyme antibiotic treatment. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Life is sweeter with nurses like you!
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - April 23, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Become a Nurse Leader with the #1 Ranked DNP Program.
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - April 12, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Disasters and delivering psychological first-aid
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - April 9, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

AirXpanders touts study results
AirXpanders (ASX:AXP) said that a retrospective clinical study has concluded that the use of its AeroForm tissue expanders may be associated with reduced infection rates, less medical treatment and lower costs for patients and health systems. The Palo Alto-based company makes the AeroForm tissue expander for post-mastectomy breast reconstruction. The device is designed to expand and stretch the skin and underlying muscle prior to a permanent breast implant using small amounts of CO2 up to three times a day. Get the full story on our sister site, Medical Design & Outsourcing. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - April 8, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Clinical Trials Featured Hospital Care Implants News Well Oncology Surgical Women's Health AirXpanders Johns Hopkins University Source Type: news

3 ways cinematic rendering helps visualize the spleen
Cinematic rendering allowed radiologists from Johns Hopkins University to uncover...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Cinematic rendering makes strides in cancer evaluation Cinematic rendering paves way for 'virtual' physical exam Cinematic rendering enhances pelvic CT bone evaluation Cinematic rendering enhances ovarian cancer evaluation Cinematic rendering sheds light on abdominal pathology (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 8, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Study: Poor air quality on cruise ships may endanger the health of passengers, staff and port communities
(Natural News) If the idea of cruising conjures up images of good, clean sea air in your mind, think again. A recent study by a researcher from Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health found that air pollution on board many ships is so high that it endangers the health of passengers, crew and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New tools and strategies for tuberculosis diagnosis, care, and elimination: A PLOS Medicine special
(PLOS) This week, publication of a special issue on tuberculosis (TB) begins in PLOS Medicine, advised by guest editors Richard Chaisson of Johns Hopkins University, Claudia Denkinger of the University of Heidelberg, and Mark Hatherill of the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Institute. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Widely used public health surveys may underestimate global burden of childhood diarrhea
(Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health) Public health surveys used in as many as 90 countries may be missing the number of recent diarrhea episodes among children by asking parents and caregivers to recall events two weeks versus one week out, suggests a study from researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Reality Makes Our Decisions: Ethical Challenges in Humanitarian Health in Situations of Extreme Violence
Source: Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health. Published: 4/2019. This 37-page report provides a summary and recommendations of a project that explored the ethical challenges humanitarian health organizations face in situations of extreme violence against civilians, particularly when healthcare facilities and personnel become targets in the conflict. Although the research focused on Syria, the recommendations may be useful in other violent contexts where humanitarian organizations work. The report is a collaboration of the Center for Public Health and Human Rights, Center for Humanitarian Health, Joh...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - April 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

From Cheers to Complications: Is It Okay for Older People to Have a Drink?
Michael Fingerhood, MD, FACP, associate professor of medicine and public health at Johns Hopkins University, talks about older adults and alcohol consumption. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - April 1, 2019 Category: Health Management Tags: Caring Source Type: news

2-Party HIV Positive Kidney Transplant Reported
A 35-year-old Atlanta woman who contracted HIV as a newborn offered one of her kidneys to an HIV-positive stranger, and doctors at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine performed the procedure on Monday. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors Perform First Organ Transplant Between Living HIV-Positive Donor and Recipient
(WASHINGTON) — Surgeons in Baltimore have performed what’s thought to be the world’s first kidney transplant from a living donor with HIV, a milestone for patients with the AIDS virus who need a new organ. If other donors with HIV come forward, it could free up space on the transplant waiting list for everyone. Nina Martinez of Atlanta traveled to Johns Hopkins University to donate a kidney to an HIV-positive stranger, saying she “wanted to make a difference in somebody else’s life” and counter the stigma that too often still surrounds HIV infection. Many people think “somebody wit...
Source: TIME: Health - March 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: LAURAN NEERGAARD / AP Tags: Uncategorized Medical Procedures onetime Source Type: news

Hopkins Nursing—Standing Against Violence and No. 1 Ranking
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - March 28, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

SIR: Stroke treatment training program improves outcomes
Interventional radiologists at Johns Hopkins University have developed an innovative...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI measurements of iron content show impact of stroke CT matches MRI for late-window stroke evaluation Machine learning can predict stroke treatment outcomes Study reveals steep cost of delaying stroke treatment MRI links lifestyle factors to stroke, dementia risk (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 25, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Study: Privacy concerns keep men from HIV testing, treatment
(Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health) Privacy concerns linked to both health facilities and providers are major barriers to increasing the number of men who are tested and treated for HIV in Cote d'Ivoire, suggests new Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) research. CCP is based at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University Use AI and Human Gut Bacteria to Predict Age of Microbiome Hosts
Clinical laboratories could soon have new tests for determining how fast a patient’s digestive system is aging as part of a precision medicine treatment protocol When it comes to assessing human age and longevity, much research has focused on telomeres in recent years. Now clinical laboratory managers and pathologists will be interested to learn that […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - March 22, 2019 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Instruments & Equipment Laboratory Instruments & Laboratory Equipment Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Pathology Source Type: news

Registration is Open for May's Fundamentals Course Offering
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - March 19, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Medical marijuana laws linked to health and labor supply benefits in older adults
(Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health) A study that examined older Americans' well-being before and after medical marijuana laws were passed in their state found reductions in reported pain and increased hours worked. The study, co-written by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Temple University, suggests medical marijuana laws could be improving older Americans' health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Johns Hopkins Researchers Look at Exosomes to Deliver Drug Therapies in the Human Body
Targeted delivery of drugs to specific cells could usher in a new era of precision medicine pharmaceutical therapies while creating new biomarkers for clinical laboratory testing Scientists at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine believe exosomes may hold the key to powerful, targeted drug therapies, biomarkers for clinical laboratory treatments, and precision medicine. Not to […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - March 13, 2019 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Laboratory Pathology Source Type: news

Multi-country study: Many Airbnb listings that allow smoking lack smoke detectors
(Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health) In a study that analyzed Airbnb listings across 17 countries, researchers from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that less than half of the Airbnb venues that allow smoking are equipped with smoke detectors, while nearly two-thirds of Airbnb venues that do not allow smoking are equipped with smoke detectors. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

US Government lifts four-year ban to allow 'dangerous' bird flu experiments
Professor Steven Salzberg, from Johns Hopkins University in Maryland, said it is a 'terrible idea' for scientists to be allowed to keep working on mutating deadly bird flu. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D may protect against pollution-associated asthma symptoms in obese children
(NIH/National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences) A new study finds vitamin D may be protective among asthmatic obese children living in urban environments with high indoor air pollution. The study out of John Hopkins University School of Medicine, funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health, was published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Breast cancer patients weigh in on addressing financial burdens
(Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health) A qualitative study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health yielded nine patient-driven recommendations across circumstances that include changes to insurance, supportive services and financial assistance to reduce long-term, breast cancer-related economic burden. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news