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Most Dengue Infections Transmitted in and Around Home

Transmission of the mosquito-borne dengue virus appears to be largely driven by infections centered in and around the home, with the majority of cases related to one another occurring in people who live less than 200 meters apart, new research led...
20-Mar-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Loss of Spouse or Partner to Suicide Linked to Physical, Mental Disorders

People who lose a partner to suicide are at increased risk for a number of mental and physical disorders, including cancer, depression, herniated discs and mood disorders than those in the general population, new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of...
20-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health to Offer Three New Online Graduate Programs

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health will offer three new online, part-time graduate programs beginning this fall.
15-Mar-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

More Transparency at FDA Needed, Researchers Say

As the new administration considers the future direction of the Food and Drug Administration, a group of leading researchers has created a Blueprint for Transparency at the agency to advance the development of safe and effective new products.
13-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Rapid Blood Pressure Drops in Middle Age Linked to Dementia in Old Age

Middle-aged people who experience temporary blood pressure drops that often cause dizziness upon standing up may be at an increased risk of developing cognitive decline and dementia 20 years later, new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health...
8-Mar-2017 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Don’t Be Distracted: The Real Issues in Autism Are Threats to Funding, Services

With so much focus in recent months on the scientifically discredited notion that childhood vaccines cause autism, the real threats to health care and services for people with autism and other disabilities aren’t being given enough attention,...
3-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study Identifies Common Gene Variants Associated with Gallbladder Cancer

By comparing the genetic code of gallbladder cancer patients with those of healthy volunteers at nearly 700,000 different locations in the genome, researchers say they have found several gene variants which may predispose individuals to develop the...
2-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Many Patients Receive Prescription Opioids During Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction

More than two in five people receiving buprenorphine, a drug commonly used to treat opioid addiction, are also given prescriptions for other opioid painkillers – and two-thirds are prescribed opioids after their treatment is complete, a new Johns...
21-Feb-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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