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Why Men Might Recover From Flu Faster Than Women

Men may recover more quickly from influenza infections because they produce more of a key lung-healing protein, a study from scientists at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests.
17-Jul-2018 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Database Analysis More Reliable Than Animal Testing for Toxic Chemicals

Advanced algorithms working from large chemical databases can predict a new chemical’s toxicity better than standard animal tests, suggests a study led by scientists at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
9-Jul-2018 9:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Developmental Screening and Surveillance Rates Remain Low, New Study Suggests

Only about one-third of young children in the U.S. receive recommended screenings or surveillance designed to catch developmental delays. Findings reveal wide variations in rates across states, with as few as 17 percent of children under three years...
10-Jul-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Dangers of Pregnancy Among Older Women and Those with Many Children Rarely Discussed

Harmful gender, religious and cultural norms contribute to risky pregnancies in older women and women who already have five or more children, endangering the lives of these women and their babies, suggests new research from the Johns Hopkins Center...
3-Jul-2018 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Breast Cancer Studies Ignore Race, Socioeconomic Factors

Studies of breast cancer risk and treatment outcomes are not taking sufficient account of race/ethnicity, economic status, education level, health insurance status and other social factors, according to scientists at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School...
27-Jun-2018 2:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Health Insurance Plans May Be Fueling Opioid Epidemic

Health care insurers including Medicare, Medicaid and major private insurers have not done enough to combat the opioid epidemic, suggests a study led by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
19-Jun-2018 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Are You Sticking to Your Diet? Scientists May Be Able to Tell From a Blood Sample

An analysis of small molecules called “metabolites” in a blood sample may be used to determine whether a person is following a prescribed diet, scientists at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have shown.
19-Jun-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Diagnosing Diabetes From a Single Blood Sample

Diagnosing type 2 diabetes in clinical practice may require only a single blood sample, according to a study led by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
14-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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