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Article ID: 697521

Why Men Might Recover From Flu Faster Than Women

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

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.

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17-Jul-2018 10:20 AM EDT
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Article ID: 697128

Database Analysis More Reliable Than Animal Testing for Toxic Chemicals

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

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.

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9-Jul-2018 9:20 AM EDT
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Article ID: 697211

Developmental Screening and Surveillance Rates Remain Low, New Study Suggests

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

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 old receiving developmental screening in the lowest performing state.

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10-Jul-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 696968

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

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

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 for Communication Programs. CCP is based at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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3-Jul-2018 9:50 AM EDT
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Article ID: 696739

Breast Cancer Studies Ignore Race, Socioeconomic Factors

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

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 of Public Health.

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27-Jun-2018 2:35 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696312

Health Insurance Plans May Be Fueling Opioid Epidemic

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

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.

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19-Jun-2018 1:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696290

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

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

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.

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19-Jun-2018 8:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 696135

Diagnosing Diabetes From a Single Blood Sample

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

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.

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14-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695745

1.45 Million Children’s Lives Saved by HiB and Pneumococcal Vaccines Since 2000

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Childhood deaths from two leading bacterial causes of pneumonia and meningitis, pneumococcus and Hib, declined sharply during the period 2000 to 2015, especially as vaccines against these pathogens were introduced in high-burden countries, according to new estimates from a team led by scientists at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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7-Jun-2018 8:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 695913

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Awards Scholarship to Displaced Syrian Pharmacist

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

A Syrian pharmacist who fled his country due to persecution he faced as a relief worker providing essential medications to field hospitals in Aleppo has received a full tuition scholarship to attend the Master of Public Health (MPH) program at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Hazem Rihawi is expected to start the 11-month program in July.

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11-Jun-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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